We sincerely desire to make your visit with us perfect, allowing you to relax and make the most of this magical island has to offer. To provide a safe, secure and memorable vacation, we offer some advice for your convenience:
- Lock up your valuables, passport, cash, and airline ticket in your safe deposit box
- Remember to take a photocopy of your ID with you at all times.
- Change your money at a reputable location, and always check your change at the money changer. Use your calculator and always be the last to count your money.
- Prices at supermarkets and department stores are fixed. Most shops are open from 9 am to 9 pm every day. At small stalls and the markets, it is customary to bargain, starting at half of the asking price and gradually increasing up to the price you are willing to pay
- Remember to look and listen while you cross the road. Cars may stop, but motorbikes may not!
- As a courtesy, please avoid stepping on Balinese offerings found on pavements or streets (walk around them)
- Do not swim outside designated swimming areas on the beach, and currents can be powerful. Swim between the red and yellow flags. Make sure to not leave your belongings unattended on the beach.
- Bali is a tropical island, so protect yourself from the intensity of the tropical sun. We highly recommend the use of sunblock or skin protection cream.
- When renting a car in Bali, it is best to obtain insurance. Alternatively, local taxis are reasonably priced and readily available. Ride hailing (Grab or Gojek) can also be booked via the app.
- Respect the slow pace of processions when stuck behind one.
- Do not forget to re-confirm your flight at reception at least 24 hours before your intended flight.
- The international airport departure tax is Rp.240,000 per person, and the domestic departure tax is Rp.120,000 per person. The airport tax may have already included in your air ticket, however some airline may not.
Attending Ceremonies or Visiting Temples
- Women are not allowed to enter temples during menstruation
- Always abide by the temple rules when attending a ceremony.
- Always wear a sarong and sash.
- Do not walk in front of people praying, and do not sit higher than the priest or the offerings.
- Do not use the flash camera or point out your camera into the priest’s face.