How to Travel to Bali From Australia
Bali Island is one of Australian's favourite travel destinations to make an exotic getaway to this Paradise Island. Bali is the country largest tourism destination, not only popular with its beautiful scenery, its beaches, but also its Bintang beer.
Since a lot of Australians love Bali, it makes the flights to Bali from Australia relatively direct and cheap. But not always like that, if you don't plan ahead or get lucky, you won't get the best price or direct flight
Here are some things you need to know before traveling to Bali:
Flights to Bali
If you want to reach this Island of Gods, you can go from Australia to Bali by flight. From departure cities such as Darwin, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, and Port Hedland has a direct flight to Bali. Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) located in Denpasar, the capital of Bali and the main gateway to the island. It is the thirds busiest international airport in Indonesia after Surabaya Juanda and Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta international airport.
Which airlines fly from Australia to Bali?
Most popular airlines which fly to Bali are Qantas, Jetstar, AirAsia, Garuda Indonesia, Emirates, Virgin Australia, Indonesia AirAsia, Singapore Airlines, and Indonesia AirAsia X. Several of them are a direct flight, and others have one stop or two.
How long is the flight to Bali?
·Perth to Bali – 3 hours 30 minutes
·Adelaide to Bali – 5 hours
·Melbourne to Bali – 6 hours
·Sydney to Bali – 6 hours 30 minutes
·Brisbane to Bali – 6 hours 30 minutes
When is the best time to book the flights?
If you want to travel to Bali, you should book the flights for 25 weeks in advance to get the best price and direct flight.
Does Australian Tourist need a visa to travel from Australia to Bali?
Australian passport holders who are heading to Bali for tourism purpose, are allowed to stay in Bali up to 30 days. All you need is bring your valid passport, at least six months from your departure date.
When is the best time to visit Bali?
Although the sun always shines in Bali throughout the year, this paradise island has two seasons: wet and dry.
Best time to visit Bali depends on the weather and the high or low season since it will affect the price for accommodation. High season is during July and August, Easter Holiday, Christmas, and New Year. And Bali's dry season occurs from May to October when prevailing southeast winds bring dry air from Australia to Bali. The rainy season occurs in November to April with an average temperature of 31 degrees. But at this moment, Bali is less crowded, many hotels and villas offer cheaper a price too.
Though, for the lower price for accommodation too, April, May, June, and September before and just after the peak season. You will also find it easy to get a table at Bali’s popular restaurant or beach clubs. October and November are not too bad either, but in case of rainfall, you should bring your umbrella.
How about travel budget estimation?
Compared to Australia, Bali way cheaper prices that means no need to worry about spending too much money on your holiday with high prices.
For accommodation, here are the average price based on your travel budget:
Low-cost accommodation IDR200.000 (AUD 21) per night per person. If you are a low on the budget traveller, eat local and take public transport.
Mid-range accommodation such as 2 or 3-star hotel around IDR500.000 (AUD 51) per room per night. If you are a mid-range budget traveller, a dine in a restaurant and hire a car won't matter.
A luxe accommodation starts from IDR1.000.000 (AUD 100+).