- 1 What do I need to pack for Bali?
- 2 How do I prepare for a trip to Bali?
- 3 What should I wear on a plane to Bali?
- 4 Can I wear jeans in Bali?
- 5 What should you not buy in Bali?
- 6 Is there a dress code in Bali?
- 7 How much cash should I bring to Bali?
- 8 What is the best month to go to Bali?
- 9 Do you tip in Bali?
- 10 What kind of food do they eat in Bali?
- 11 Is it OK to wear shorts in Bali?
- 12 What medications are banned in Bali?
- 13 Why do statues in Bali wear sarongs?
- 14 What clothes do Indonesia wear?
- 15 Where is Bali located?
What do I need to pack for Bali?
Consider waiting until you arrive in Bali to purchase some of these common items:
- Sarongs (for sun protection and some Hindu temples require men to wear one to enter)
- Beach bags.
- Swimsuits / beach cover-ups.
- Evening and sundresses.
- Flip-flops / sandals.
- Handmade jewelry.
How do I prepare for a trip to Bali?
These are things we always make sure to do before leaving for Bali:
- Passport Acquisition or Renewal.
- Research New Visa Regulations.
- International Drivers License.
- Research Bali.
- Decide on Time of Year.
- Decide on Locations.
- Get Vaccinations.
- Find Accommodations.
What should I wear on a plane to Bali?
- Nikes or All-stars (breathable shoes!)
- Stretchy pants or sweat pants.
- Comfy tee (for instance, the Take me to Bali teeto get into the Bali mood, hihi;)
- Oversized sweater or hoodie.
- Extra scarf or sarong cause it’s usually cold in the plane.
Can I wear jeans in Bali?
General Bali Clothing Tips You may see locals wearing skinny jeans and long sleeve tees, but you’ll probably roast if you’re not used to the weather; be prepared with lightweight fabrics that are great for both the heat and humidity.
What should you not buy in Bali?
10 Stupid Things People Buy in Bali
- Wooden phalluses.
- Nasty bumper stickers.
- Bintang singlets.
- Counterfeit designer gear.
- String or bead bracelets.
- Airbrushed surf paintings and decorative mini surfboards.
- Luwak or civet cat-poop coffee.
- Bornean blowpipes and bow and arrows.
Is there a dress code in Bali?
Dress and act modestly. The same goes with clothing: dress as modestly as possible, especially when visiting temples. When paying a visit to a Balinese temple, both men and women are expected to wear shirts that cover shoulders and part of the upper arms.
How much cash should I bring to Bali?
For spending money we recommend bringing the following, based on your travel budget: Low-cost: IDR200,000 ($19) per person, per day if you plan to eat local and take public transport. Mid-range: IDR530,000 ($50) per person, per day if you plan to dine in restaurants and hire a car or take private transport.
What is the best month to go to Bali?
The best time to visit Bali is between April and October, the island’s dry season. Bali experiences only two seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. Throughout the year, the daytime temps hover between the mid-80s and low 90s, with only the humidity and precipitation patterns changing.
Do you tip in Bali?
While tipping in Bali is considered to be a western concept, and not mandatory, it is generally appreciated by the service staff. In most restaurants tipping between 5-20% is generally what we opt for.
What kind of food do they eat in Bali?
10 Best Balinese Food
- Sate (satay) varieties.
- Nasi ayam and nasi campur.
- Bebek and ayam betutu.
- Babi guling.
- Tahu and tempeh.
- Jimbaran seafood.
- Pepes and tum.
- Traditional cakes and desserts.
Is it OK to wear shorts in Bali?
It is safe to wear shorts or skirts too, and there will be no being ‘looked at’, but to pay respect the culture of Bali and be mindful of it, it is suggested that you wear comfortable knee-length bottoms with scarves as a quick wrap-around for your toppers.
What medications are banned in Bali?
SLEEPING PILLS AND OTHER MEDICATION As well as sleeping pills, Australian prescription medication including strong painkillers containing codeine and medication for ADHD are among those banned from Bali.
Why do statues in Bali wear sarongs?
So why are some trees or statues wearing a sarong in poleng cloth then? The cloth keeps the spirit and its energy inside and also protects the people from being disturbed by the spirit. And because the special cloth is the symbol of balance, the locals will treat it with a lot of respect.
What clothes do Indonesia wear?
Most Indonesians wear ‘western’ style clothing for everyday wear. Men wear pants and shirts, sometimes with a tie. Women generally wear dresses or skirts and blouses. Indonesian clothing is light in weight because of the hot and humid climate.
Where is Bali located?
Bali, island and propinsi (or provinsi; province) in the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. It is situated 1 mile (1.6 km) east of the island of Java, separated by the narrow Bali Strait.