Appreciated for its coral reefs, sun-kissing beaches, scenic landscapes, and stunning rice fields, Bali is a top-notch destination that appeals to travelers with varied interests’. A hotspot among honeymooners, adventure seekers, solo travelers as well as backpackers, Bali never fails to stun its visitors.And, travelling to Bali is surely fun, which can at times can spoil the thrill if you are lacking on the planning part, especially when you are a freshman and visiting the island destination for the very first time. Here are a few of the travel tips and suggestions that can actually help you plan out your Bali trip from India perfectly. Let’s take a look:
DOCUMENTS YOU WILL NEED:
- Indonesian visa
- A perfectly planned Bali Tour Itinerary
Things to keep in mind before / while Leaving India
STEP 1: Get hold on your Bali visa
Getting a hold on the visa is the foremost thing you should get done as soon as you have decided about your trip.Bali offers a Visa on arrival facility to Indians, which is valid for up to 30 days and extendable for another 30 days. But, make sure your passport is valid for another six months and have enough space for the visa sticker.
STEP 2: Choose your departure destination
Choosing your departure destination is another part that you should plan accordingly. It is advised because you can easily find differences in the flight fare from each of the Indian cities that has flights to Bali including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, and Chennai. So, plan accordingly and don’t miss the chance to save a few bucks.
STEP 3: Book your flight tickets much in advance
Booking your flights is the next important thing. If you are booking your Bali holiday tour through a trusted travel agent, then you can easily ask your travel agent to take care of the bookings for you. However, if you are planning to take it on your own, then make sure to take a look at the flight fares much in advance. Luckily, you might even get some great fares, which surely won’t be there if you are going to book them 3-4 prior to your tour. There are several airline options you can consider for your flight to the Bali Airport, the Ngurah Rai International Airport.
STEP 4: Keep all your documents handy
We all understand that you are juggling a lot of stuff. But, while making sure all your clothing and other things are in place, don’t forget to keep all your essential documents especially those you would need at the airport like your passport handy and within easy reach of yours. This will ensure that you have a fast and comfortable check out from the Bali airport.
Steps to follow after arriving in Bali
So, now that you have gone through our first set of steps that you must follow while planning your holiday to Bali, here is the second set of some instructions which might be helpful, once you land at the airport.
STEP 1: The visa on arrival
Now that you have arrived in Bali, don’t wait any time and quickly get in the line to apply for a visa-on-arrival. Indians can easily get a visa on arrival, so simply proceed to the customs.
STEP 2: Present your passport
As already said, make sure that your visa is valid and have enough pages. Also, keep it handy, so that you can easily get out of the airport without wasting your time. At the Ngurah Rai International Airport international travelers are required to have two completely blank pages on their passport for the stamp. So, make sure you don’t disappoint them.
While Leaving Bali
Well! Now that you are enjoyed a great holiday and ready to fly out of Bali, there is no such rule to follow. But make sure to have enough money, that too Indonesian rupiah only, to pay the departure tax at the airport.And, don’t forget to keep it handy.
The visa and entry requirements of Indonesia are strictly enforced at the airports. So, make sure don’t mess any of the documents that can land you in trouble. Make sure to keep all things well in place, handy enough to reach out whenever required. And, under any circumstances, don’t overstay your visa, you might end up paying a hefty fine. So, keep all things in mind and enjoy your vacation in Bali.