The possibilities are many for getting around in Bali with different kind of transport. Whatever you are looking for a regular taxi, a scooter-taxi, a public bus or an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices, then Bali has it!
Below you can see a short list with some of the more popular transportation ways to get around in Bali.
You have two options when it comes to getting a regular taxis that you can find anywhere in Bali.
Either you can take a safe taxi company like bluebird, where they always run by the meter or you can take another taxi company where you negotiate a price before the ride.
Be careful with these kinds of taxi companies as they mostly do try to rip you off. It would be recommend taking one with a meter.
In that way you will skip all the hassle with bargaining down a reasonably price.
Uber & Grabtaxi
Uber and Grabtaxi is an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices.
Using the Uber and Grabtaxi app it connect your phones GPS to detect your location without you knowing the exact address.
Very smart, fast and convenient when traveling in an area you don’t know. It connects you with the nearest available driver and the waiting time is therefore the shortest time possible.
These taxi applications is cheaper than regular taxis. For the Uber application you need a valid credit card or PayPal account to use the app. For Grabtaxi you can both use cash or credit card for payment.
With these services you can take a taxi without the hassle of negotiation a price and you know you will get the best price on the market.
By these services you even get an estimated price for your trip and will not get surprise by the end of your journey.
KuraKura is a convenient public shuttle bus service that operates in the more popular tourist areas af Kuta, Legian, Seminyk, Sanur, Jimbaran, Nusa Dua and Ubud. The fare varies from route to route but ranges from between Rp. 20.000 ~ Rp. 80.000 for a single trip.
It is possible to buy tree types of tickets – either a single trip, a day pass or a value card for multiple trips.
The tickets can be purchased at different location.
Check out the homepage for more information about timetables and ticket location and information.
Go-jek is an online application based motorcycle taxi service where you from the mobile app can order a go-jek driver.
The application is very similar to Uber and Grabtaxi where you can either plug in your address or use your current location.
When using go-jek you will also be appointed a driver near your pick up location to get the fastest service.
By plugging in an end destination, you will know the price before you order and can either pay by go-jek credit or cash.
Go-jek provides all their costumers with shower cap and masker for a safe and pleasant trip.
Odysseys Surf School can proudly announce that we are working together with go-jek.
Using go-jek for your transport to Odysseys Surf School will not only get you there faster by not getting trap in traffic but it will also get you 1-hour free board rental* and free merchandise from Odysseys Surf school.
*terms & conditions apply. Check it out here : http://goo.gl/eTIqce
Promo valid until : 1st April 2016
Check out what go-jek is here: http://www.go-jek.com