Bali travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Bali with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Bali.

Bali travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Bali with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Bali - quick facts
Flight time 17 hours
Time difference UK +8 hours
Language(s) Indonesian
Currency Indonesian Rupiah
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Left

Why visit Bali?

Considering a holiday to the Bali? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for beaches or culture to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Beach babes - beaches
  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
  • Night owls - nightlife

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Bali weather

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The Bali weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Denpasar.

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Bali travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Bali from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Bali.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Bali travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Bali with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Bali, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Bali covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Bali with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Bali travel features

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Bali FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Bali including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Indonesia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Indonesia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Bali from the UK?

The flight time to Bali from the UK is typically 17 hours.

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What is the time difference between Bali and the UK?

The time difference between Bali and the UK is UK time+8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Bali?

The main language spoken in Bali is Indonesian.

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What is the currency in Bali?

The currency in Bali is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

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Which plugs are used in Bali?

Bali uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Bali?

They drive on the left side of the road in Bali.

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