We recommend you only to bring a minimum luggage to Bali because you will need only light clothes due to the tropical temperature along the year, and it is just easier to wash them on the spot. Moreover, it is better not to bring jewelry valuables, leather clothing or leather bags, hard big suitcases especially because they are less convenient to carry on during the trip than the soft and flexible bags.
Here is the list of things that you can do before leaving :
As has been mentioned above, nowadays no airport tax is required, neither for international nor domestic departure. It is supposed to be inclusive in the airfares.
Just like any other country in the world, Indonesia has its own set of currency known locally as " Rupiah " (Rp for short). Rupiah comes in coin and bank notes. It can be a little confuse at first for those from UK, USA or Australia to figure it out due to the high denominations. The Rupiah Notes that you will see while in Bali are :
Indonesia is 6 hours ahead in summer and 7 hours ahead in winter of the European countries (France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Nederland, etc.), 8 hours ahead of UK. While against North America (United States, Canada) is 12 hours ahead
▻ a postcard (no envelope) is Rp 10,000 (€ 0.65)
▻ a letter is about Rp 15,000 (€ 1)
Today almost everywhere in Indonesia and Bali, electricity is 220V. In most cases the sockets are similar to those in Europe (two sheets). The Power outage happens rarely and the power grid operates at a maximum capacity. Unfortunately, the public lighting especially on the street of countryside is very low, so a small flashlight will be a great help to escape you from landing in a hole.
Social behavior is something which defines a person's upbringing. The way you behave in a foreign land defines your own culture. Etiquette is the lone phrase which defines the code of conduct or how a person interacts with another. Patterns of behavior are different for different country so, it is very important for a person to understand the social behavior and ethics of that country before visiting it. While going through the Bali Travel Guide it is very important for a tourist to go through the Etiquette and Behavior in Bali thoroughly and know the Culture of Bali.
Whatever might be the reason for your visit to Bali, knowing the proper etiquette is a must. Social occasions are important in Bali. There is a large Muslim community in Bali. If you participate in the fasting month that is Ramzan you should behave in a proper way and this falls under the Bali Etiquette and Behavior. People are served an elaborate menu refusing which would be disrespect to the person. Elaborate dining is a common affair for the people. Another remarkable aspect of the customs is the slaughter of animals during various ceremonies. Different parts of these animals are offered to different people. If you participate in the ceremony and refuse to accept the gift it means you are disrespecting the person who offers you that. Etiquette and Behavior in Bali is an essential component that falls under Bali Useful Information while you visit this place.
It is not only necessary to maintain codes of etiquette in the social ceremonies. Etiquette and Behavior in Bali is also very important when you visit the place for business. There are certain norms and behavior that you need to follow while on a business meeting to Bali. If you are hosting a meeting in Bali it is very important that you offer beverages like tea or coffee to the participants. If you are participating in a meeting then it is necessary to drink refreshments even if you are not thirsty. Using the left hand is a mark of contempt.
Another remarkable point in the list of Etiquette and Behavior in Bali in Indonesia is the way you call a person. Calling a person with your fingers above is a bad manner. Politeness is the keyword for every occasion in Bali. So, before visiting Bali it is extremely important to go through the etiquettes and customs there.