How do Bali women dress?
Bali is a popular backpacker destination, so casual clothes are common. Many wear shorts, t-shirts, summer dresses and trainers or sandals. Anything goes, but it's important to be respectful of the local culture, especially if you're visiting sacred sites or temples.
What should I wear to Uluwatu Temple?
Wear a sarong & a Scarf A sarong and a scarf are required items to wear when visiting to Uluwatu Temple as well as other temples in Bali. The sarong looks like a cloth that be used to cover from waist to ankles, while a scarf or shawl is tied at the waist right outside the sarong.
What do you wear to a temple?
Even if the weather is hot, temples do not allow visitors who wear these clothes. The general rule is to make sure your shoulders and lower part of the chest are covered. If it is sunny during your visit, you might want to wear a light shirt or blouse but not see-through. Avoid sweaters with holes too.
Is there a dress code in Bali?
Despite its strong customs and traditions, Balinese culture is very welcoming. There are no strict dress codes other than when you visit religious sites. While the weather is mostly hot, it can vary, depending on whether you go to the beach or the mountains.
What do you wear to a temple in Bali?
Dress and act modestly. 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. Flip-flops are perfectly acceptable, so long as the overall look is modest.
What is considered rude in Bali?
Don't hand a Balinese person something with your left hand, it is considered rude. Don't leave your plate completely empty when eating a meal at someone's house. A little food is always left over as an offering for the gods and to let your host know you had enough to eat.
What is not allowed in Bali?
As well as sleeping pills, Australian prescription medication including strong painkillers containing codeine and medication for ADHD are among those banned from Bali. Paracetamol, antidiarrheals and antibiotics should be OK but it is always advisable to check with the Indonesian embassy before leaving home.
What should I avoid in Bali?
Driving a scooter without a licence.Drugs.Un-regulated boats.Arak.Drinking tap water.Dressing disrespectfully.Stepping on ceremonial offerings.Stray dogs and cats.
How much cash should I bring to Bali?
I usually allow around 1,500,000 IDR for 2 of us per day in cash and have a couple of credit cards as back up. Hope that helps. I don't know if you're aware, but it is extremely difficult to exchange INR in Bali. Most visitors from your country bring USD.
Can I use my phone in Bali?
Phone credit and data in Bali is very inexpensive when using a local SIM card. You need to make sure your phone is “unlocked” from your service provider before you travel. Pre Buy an International SIM before you leave so you have affordable data & calls from the moment you land!
Is it better to use cash or card in Bali?
Cash is in many cases the only acceptable way of payment. Particularly in remote areas a credit card will be of little use to you. Visa and MasterCard are the most accepted credit cards in Bali.
Is it better to exchange money in Bali?
Changing Money You will always get a better exchange rate if you wait to change your money once you land in Bali. If you are nervous about arriving with no currency you can always exchange a little amount of money before you leave for Bali (in Australia we recommend doing this at Australia Post as they have no fees).
Can I use my iPhone in Bali?
1. Re: Can you use your iPhone in bali? Yes and it has to be unlocked. The best thing to do is just bring an old phone so you dont have to worry about losing your iPhone or have it stolen.
How much do you tip in Bali?
How can I carry cash to Bali?
Short answer, both. You can use credit cards in Bali at most hotels, restaurants and tour operators. However, getting around and experiencing Bali will mean you need local currency (Rupiah) as most smaller local businesses and markets don't have EFT-POS machines. Definitely bring cash with you.
How much is $100 US in Bali?
What currency is best to take to Bali?
Can I use my debit card in Bali?
Yes MasterCard debit cards can be used in Bali. Apparently most ATM's are MasterCard preferred in Bali.
How much is a drink in Bali?
Cocktails (Average USD 5-10 per glass) Spirits (Average USD 4-10 per glass)
What do I need to take to Bali?
What to Buy in Bali
How can I avoid getting sick in Bali?
The bacteria, parasites and viruses that cause Bali Belly can be transmitted between people and also in food and water. So if you're caring for someone who is sick, wash your hands regularly and thoroughly, avoid touching your face, and don't share food and drinks.
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.
What should you not wear in Indonesia?
Our advice is to avoid wearing revealing clothes as a mark of respect to the country's predominantly Muslim values. A long skirt or pants with a loose cotton shirt with sleeves would all work well and will protect you from the sun.
What should I wear in Bali at night?
Bring a short dress for a night out in the town or to lounge by the beach and a longer style to wear to visit sacred sites. Tip: Use these products to avoid thigh chafing. The best Bali dresses are longer in length because you're able to wear them when visiting temples or sacred sites.
What is considered rude in Indonesia?
Open displays of anger – shouting, hands on hips, rude looks, or slamming of doors – are all considered highly offensive behavior. Foreigners who behave like this in public (or in their own homes) are seen as rude individuals, unable to control their emotions and anger.