Can I use a travel card in Bali?

What is the best travel money card for Bali?

TransferWise is our best value travel debit card. It is very easy to configure and order. You can receive foreign currencies on a free multi-currency account linked to the card. You can transfer money to a bank account abroad.

Is it better to change money in Bali?

You will usually get a better exchange rate at legitimate exchange offices in Canggu, Seminyak, Kuta, Legian, Ubud, Sanur, or Jimbaran than at hotels. Hotels are much safer but you will end up with less due to lower exchange rates.

How can I transport money to Bali?

Tip: Carry at least two credit/debit cards and more than one currency (Australian, US and your destination currency). Divide your cash and cards into separate bags. That way, if you lose one, you have a back-up.

Should I use cash or card in Bali?

Short answer, both. You can use credit cards in Bali at most hotels, restaurants and tour operators. However, to get around and experience Bali, you will need local currency (Rupiah), as most small businesses and local markets do not have EFT-POS machines. Definitely bring cash with you.

Are ATMs safe in Bali?

Although the banks are not open 24 hours a day (opening hours seem to change), there are also totally safe ATMs to use to withdraw cash. This means you are safe using Bali airport ATMs to withdraw local currency (Indonesian Rupiah).

Do I need a visa for Bali?

Do I need a visa for Bali? Hell yes! Unless you are a foreign national from a few selected countries, you will need an Indonesian visa to enter Bali. According to the Directorate General of Immigration in Indonesia, citizens of the following regions can enter Indonesia without a visa for short visits of up to 30 days.

How much money do I need per day in Bali?

Daily budget for Bali Overall, $25-30 per day for a budget solo backpacker is totally doable and will get you basic accommodation, 3 meals and a few beers or transportation every day, but will likely be stretched if you spend all your time in the very touristy areas of Sanur or Ubud.

Is it better to change currencies before leaving?

The rule is simple: the more common the currency, the cheaper it will be. This means that you may end up not being able to buy the foreign currency and it may be safer to exchange your money before you arrive at your destination.

Is it safe to eat fruit in Bali?

The rule with fruits in Bali is to only eat thick-skinned fruits (oranges, bananas, etc.) if you are unsure of their origin. Skinless or thin-skinned fruits can carry insects from the water and can make you sick.

Which power adapter do I need for Bali?

The standard used in Bali is a two-pin plug (round): Voltage: 230 V. Frequency: 50 Hz. Power sockets: type C / F.

How many days to spend in Bali?

If you just want to visit the main island, a week in Bali is perfect to see the most important things. However, if you also want to visit the Gili or Nusa islands, I recommend you to spend 8 days in Bali.

What is the best way to get around Bali?

Public transport in Bali

  1. Tourist shuttle. The best way to get around Bali via public transport is to use a tourist shuttle.
  2. Bemo. It is a minibus or van with a row of low seats on each side that can carry about 12 people.
  3. Bus.
  4. Ferry.
  5. Tour group.
  6. Ojek.
  7. Taxi.
  8. Driver rental.

Do you tip in Bali?

Tipping in Bali is appreciated but not mandatory. However, many service workers in Bali don’t earn much, so even a small tip really helps. You should never feel like you have to tip, especially if you’ve received poor service and should feel pressured. Tip according to this guide and you will be fine.

Is the water drinkable in Bali?

Tap water in Bali is of questionable quality and is often considered the cause of many cases of “Bali belly” among tourists. In Bali, opt for canned drinks or bottled water. Ice in Bali is safe – the island’s ice supply is controlled by the local government.

How much cash can I take to Indonesia?

Anyone bringing or withdrawing cash from the country in the amount of Rp. 100,000,000.00 (one hundred million rupees) or more, or other currency of equivalent amount, must declare it to customs. Indonesian law prohibits visitors from bringing weapons, illegal drugs or pornography into the country.

What is the best debit card for traveling abroad?

TransferWise is our best value travel debit card. You can receive foreign currencies on a free multi-currency account linked to the card. You can transfer money to a bank account abroad.

Is it better to change money in Bali or in the UK?

Hi Kelly, yes Bali is very safe and the rates will be much better in Bali than in the UK, as long as you exchange your money at one of the reputable money changers. By the way, Denpasar airport has lousy rates, so exchange the minimum there just to get around until you can get to a reputable money changer.

What currencies can you load onto a Caxton card?

What currency can I load onto my Caxton card?

  • GBP British pound.
  • EUR euros.
  • American dollar.
  • AUD Australian dollar.
  • CAD canadian dollar.
  • CHF Swiss franc.
  • NZD New Zealand dollar.
  • HKD Hong Kong Dollar.

What is the best currency to use in Indonesia?

Money changers The US dollar is the most widely accepted foreign currency in Indonesia. Australian, British and Japanese currencies, as well as Euros, are only exchangeable in the more touristy areas of Bali and Jakarta. Outside of cities and tourist areas, banks may only be willing to exchange new US $100 bills.