Shopping as an adventure:You...
Shopping as an adventure:
You have to bargain, in Kuta more than in other places.
Best way is when you bought something ask what´s the balinese price for the next stuff you wanna buy. The people are generally friendly and they´ll say to you.
Prices for Taxis:
Allways look for a meter in the car, if not, ask for the price.
Arriving in Lovina, your bus...
Arriving in Lovina, your bus will bring you to the hotels where he will become a tip if you stay there. So go out of the bus and you´ll find your accomodation for about 25.000 allthough the driver said that´s impossible.
TAXI!! they will charge you...
TAXI!! they will charge you 35.00 USD from the airport to Nusa Dua, but on the way back you will only pay 3.00-4.00 USD. If you don't have too mych luggage to carry around.... walk a few blocks from the airport and take a cab, this will save you some cash:)
There are a number of hawkers...
There are a number of hawkers on then island (supposedly Javanese) who will pester the life out of you. The best tactic to use is to blank them.
The new hotels are operating a scratch card scheme (Guess what you've won!) to get you there a la time share schemes in the hope that you'll buy a slot. Believe it or not we fell for it, much to our shame but felt much better after meeting an Australian couple at the Full Moon who actually fell for it a second time after returning back to Kuta from the hotel!
Local women who sells souvenior
Do not get any stuff from these local women along the main road of KINTAMALI as they will sell you stuff which may be 30% more expensive than any other shops in BALIRelated to:
Touts around Kuta area
There're touts around kuta beach area. They will approach you for all kinds of services from cab, prostitute and imitation stuff. Do not follow these touts as you may get cheated in the end.Related to:
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