Good realistic Bali budget for flash packers. Difficult with expensive visas and exit tax. Interesting tip that the visa works out cheaper if you pay in local currency. Factoring in temple entrance fees is important, they can really mount up. No one likes watching the pennies, budgets are helpful if you are planning lots of travel as opposed to one off holidays.
This is one of our Budget series of posts to give you an idea of how much we spent traveling around the world. Here we will look at Bali. Check our posts to see what kind of activities we did and where we stayed!
In Bali we used the Indonesian Rupiah. We converted to US dollars using the current conversion rates at the time of our visit. It was approximately 12,500 Rupiah to $1.00.
Total Spent (7.5 days): $757.32
We stayed in two Airbnb apartments which Phill paid for and we paid him back for through food…
This included entrance fees for a lot of temples. The largest expenses were for a dance performance, massages, and a tour guide for two days in Ubud.
This is misleading – we did drink in Bali, but we never purchased alcohol on its own. It was always with meals or other food…
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