Good information to know
Tropical, warm and humid climate all year around. Normal temperatures around 27-32ºC but due to high humidity it often feels hotter. Two distinct seasons with dry and rainy seasons. Dry season is from May to September and wet from October to April.
Best time to visit
Generally the dry period is considered the best period and also when the surf season is. Flights and hotels are however more expensive. The wet period is still warm weather and clear, but be ready for some rainy periods.
Balinese and Indonesian most widely spoken languages. English frequently used and understood by a lot of Balinese people.
The currency is Indonesia Rupiah. 1 USD is worth 13 500 IDR and 1 EUR is worth 15 000 IDR.
Credit cards & ATM’s
ATM’s are easily available in main cities. A lot of places accept credit card but always keep cash on hand.
The plugs in Bali are type C and F, which is the standard two-pin plug used in larger parts of Europe. If from U.S., U.K., Australia or Canada for example you need to buy a plug adapter.
Bali is in general a safe destination. Biggest thing to watch out for is road safety and especially if one a scooter.
Legal drinking age is 21 rarely enforced. Restrictive laws have been introduced throughout muslim dominated Indonesia but Bali mostly be exempt from this.
Indonesia is predominatly muslim (90%) but Bali is an exception with 84% Hindu.
Wifi can be so so and invest in a prepaid SIM card. For $5-6 you can get a SIM card valid for 25 days and 8gb of data that is ready for pickup at DPS International Airport.