Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Temple
Bali
The Monkey Forest in Ubud
View of the Borobudur Temple
Balinese farmer working in the rice paddies

Useful facts for your holiday to Bali

Flight and Transfers

All flights to Bali require a stopover on the way – no airline flying from Ireland offers direct flights. Flights generally take between 15 and 18 hours. All flights offer the opportunity to stopover for free, meaning you get the chance to experience another country en-route to Bali.

Visa Requirements

Irish passport holders require a visa, but can pay buy it on arrival. For stays of up to 10 days, the cost of the visa is $25; for stays of more than 10 days but not exceeding 30 days, the cost is $35. Passports must be valid for a minimum period of 6 months on your arrival in Bali.

Language

English is widely spoken in the tourist areas, but the official language is Bahasa Indonesian and the most commonly spoken is Balinese.

Transportation

The easiest way to get around will likely be taxis, which are plentiful and relatively cheap.

Currency

The official currency is the Indonesian Rupiah though US Dollars are often accepted, especially at hotels and resorts.

Electricity

Electricity is supplied at 220V 50Hz.

Vaccination & Health

Always check with your local GP before travelling. Hepatitis and Typhoid vaccinations will always be recommended.

Dialling Code

+ 00 62

Time Difference

+ 7 hours UK summer time / + 8 hours UK winter time

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