Traveling to Bali with low cost does not sound possible because the price in Bali seems expensive. But you know, behind the expensive side there is a low cost like hotels, food, and much more. For those of you who just want to travel to Bali, here are 7 Tips for a cheap holiday to Bali include:
Separate the accommodation and ticketing budget from the budget for meals, paying entrance tickets to sights or to buy souvenirs. Bring as much money as possible in the wallet and keep the rest in a bank account and can be taken at any time using an ATM. It is also useful to create a sense of security for yourself because it does not need to worry about money to be taken anywhere.
2. Do not travel during the holiday season or weekend
The holiday season is fun for some tourists, but they also have to be prepared for the fact that everything becomes more expensive, not to mention the plane ticket, lodging, and food. In addition, you may not be able to enjoy anything in the middle of a crowded atmosphere. Visit Bali on weekdays will be more efficient because the inn provides cheaper price than the holiday season. If you choose a flight to Bali, try to book a ticket for a night flight that is much cheaper than morning and afternoon flights.
3. Find lodging at bargain prices.
The area around Poppy Lane Road and Legian Street is famous for its collection of lodging that offers cheap rates per night. Room rental rates range from Rp 100 thousand to Rp 350 thousand per day and can become cheaper if you rent it for three consecutive days. Facilities provided are also adequate, namely single beds, fans, and bathroom. You should check the information and reputation of each in via the internet to make no mistake select.
4. Rent a motorcycle
You have arrived in Bali and cannot wait to enjoy the beauty of various tourist sites. If the location adjacent to the resort does not matter because you can achieve it by walking. But you cannot walk if you want to visit Kuta Beach and Lake Batur at once in one day? Renting a motorbike is also far more efficient than taking a taxi or other public transport. Do not forget to bargain the price because you could have got a cheaper price if you rented a motorbike for more than a day.
5. Eat at a special backpacker’s shop
For business meals, you also must be careful because too often a snack, of course, can break down your wallet. Find a home-based food stall around the beach that is usually a place to hang backpackers and sell food and drinks at bargain prices.
6. Purchase a souvenir in Sukawati market
Everywhere whose name the market is sure to sell goods at cheaper prices than modern stores, as well as in Bali. Do not be tempted to buy souvenirs that offer souvenir shop on the roadside because you can buy it at a much cheaper price in a number of art markets that many choices in the city of Denpasar and surrounding areas. The market that you can go is Sukawati Art Market, Tanah Lot Art Market, and Kumbasari Market.
7. How about stepping on banten?
Although the 7th tips are not related to the budget, but for you who are new to the holiday to Bali it is good to know about this info. Banten or sajen in the form of flowers and other offerings in janur container (canang sari) is usually placed at the entrance and areas that are often passed by people. Often the question arises how if accidentally stepped on. Actually, it does not matter if you do not accidentally step on it. If you step on it in front of the owner or shopkeeper or place the offerings are placed, simply say “sorry”. Better when walking, avoid by passing it, do not until you accidentally step on it. Similarly, when you visit the temple or places that are considered sacred by the local community. Appreciate and follow local customs. Use polite attire. If you wear shorts, wear a sarong or cloth. Some places also require you to wear sarong and senteng clothes. Do not walk in front of a person who is praying or photographing with a flash when the ceremony is flattering. For women, do not go inside when coming month.