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Is Bali Open for tourist now?

Indonesia has re-opened its international borders to foreign tourists, providing they hold a valid visa and show proof of vaccination. No quarantine or PCR required![1]

Is Bali safe to visit?

Yes, Bali is pretty safe to visit for all sorts of travellers. The island is so well-trodden and inhabited by such friendly and helpful people, that it’s one of the safest places in Southeast Asia to travel around.[2]

Why is Bali at risk?

Indonesia sits on the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, making the region prone to volcanic eruptions, earthquakes and tsunamis. Mount Agung is Bali’s highest point and an active volcano, which has been known to disrupt air travel with frequent eruptions.[3]

Can I travel to Bali from Australia?

As of May 2022, Australians require a tourist visa to enter Bali for periods of 30 days or less. You can apply on arrival at the international airport; the fee is US$35 (A$50) per person. Your passport must have six months validity for you to enter Bali.[4]

Is Bali Open in 2022?

LAST UPDATE: MAY 23, 2022 Bali is open to tourism and our Bali group tours are running now![5]

Is Bali Indonesia cheap?

If you’re planning on travelling to Bali, you’re probably wondering how much you need to budget for your trip. While your travel costs will depend on your travel style, generally speaking Bali is perfect for a budget trip. Accommodation costs are generally affordable and food and drinks are very cheap.[6]

Where do most expats live in Bali?

Ubud is the a popular spot; the bulk of expats live in or around the central part of Bali. That said, the beach towns are also popular—budget and lifestyle will dictate which area of Bali you prefer to live.[7]

Can unmarried couples go to Bali?

Unmarried tourists planning a fun Bali vacation will now have to be very cautious. The couple won’t get a room unless they manage to produce a legal marriage certificate as a proof.[8]

What is a Bali belly?

Bali Belly is another name given to travellers’ diarrhoea, which can be caused by consuming bacteria found in contaminated food and water. There are many online resources that list the symptoms of Bali Belly, which can include stomach discomforts like: Cramping. Nausea. Vomiting.[9]

Can you retire in Bali?

If you’re 55 years or over, you can live in Bali long term, enter and exit Indonesia as often as you like, and even open a local bank account. Once you’ve arrived in Bali on a social visa, there are steps you need to take to ensure a smooth process to gaining your retirement visa.[10]

Is Bali a poor country?

Despite welcoming more than 3 million visitors per year and the total from revenue from tourism that is expected to reach US $5.5 billion annually, many of Bali’s inhabitants are living in extreme poverty. But with so much income—$5.5 billion for its 3.8 million Balinese—why is there poverty in Bali?[11]

Can a tsunami hit Bali?

Three areas are considered major Bali tsunami danger zones. They are; Kuta, Tanjung-Benoa, and Sanur. All three areas are low lying lands facing the Indian Ocean. If you’re vacationing in any of these places, you need to be aware of the risk of tsunamis and know what to do if one strikes while you’re there.[12]