Tugujatim.id – Public transportation in Bali is something that foreign tourists should think about when visiting the island. Bali is one of favorite destinations in Indonesia for foreign tourists to spend their vacation time. Almost all foreign tourists know Bali better than any other city or province in Indonesia.
Most foreigners use motorcycle rental services to enjoy their vacation in Bali. Exploring cultural uniqueness such as the Kecak dance in Uluwatu to enjoying the diversity of Balinese culinary. However, some of them also use public transportation as vacation transportation in Bali
So what are the requirements for motorcycle rental in Bali and what public transportation can be used by foreign tourist in Bali? This article will answer your curiosity!
Terms of motorcycle rental in Bali
Many traffic violations in Bali are caused by foreign tourists who do not comply with government policies. Some do not carry a driver’s license, do not use a helmet. Therefore, the government make a new policy for foreign tourists who rent motorcycles in Bali as follows:
Providing copies of passport and driver license
For foreigners who come to Bali and want to rent a motorcycle, they are required to provide a copy of their passport and driver’s license to the rental place. This is done to ensure that the foreign tourist can actually drive a motorcycle, so that later it does not endanger other riders and drivers.
The driver’s license must be an international driver’s license. According to the new policy issued by the government, if foreign tourists want to ride a motorcycle in Bali, they are required to have an international driver’s license. Even if they don’t have one, they must at least have a license from their country.
Using Indonesia National Standard helmet
Foreign tourists in Bali are required to wear standardized helmet when riding a motorcycle. The policy of requiring a helmet is for safety. Near or far, it is expected that local people and foreign tourists wear helmets that have been set by the government.
Public Transportation in Bali
Don’t be disappointed, if you can’t rent a motorcycle, you can use public transportation in Bali, such as:
Bus Trans Sarbagita
The Trans Sarbagita Bus is a transportation in Bali that is provided by government. The bus has two trip routes all of which depart from the city center, Denpasar. The first route is called corridor 1 which starts from the city center to GWK Bali and the second route is called corridor 2 which starts from the city center to Nusa Dua. Take it easy, this transportation is only priced at IDR 3,500 for the public. The payment can also be made using Qris or cash at the service desk.
Trans Metro Dewata
Next, Trans Metro Dewata which is another transportation in Bali provided by the government with a total of 5 routes or corridors.
– Corridor 1 Trans Metro Dewata
takes the route from Kuta Central Parking to Terminal Pesiapan.
– Corridor 2 Trans Metro Dewata
take the route from Ubung Terminal to Ngurah Rai Airport
– Corridor 3 Trans Metro Dewata
take the route from Ubung Terminal to Sunrise Beach (Sanur)
– Corridor 4 Trans Metro Dewata
take the route from Gor Ngurah Rai to Monkey Forest Ubud
– Corridor 5 Trans Metro Dewata
take the route from Kuta Central Parking to Bali State Polytechnic
The price offered by this transportation for the public is only IDR 4,400.
Kura-Kura Bus Bali
Kura-Kura Bus is a shuttle service that operates from Kuta to Ubud (round trip). Before using this transportation, you can book in advance and later the bus will pick you up according to the specified stop.
Passengers are required to download the Kura-Kura Bus application on the Play Store or App Store, so that this can make the trip easier for passengers to know the real time position of the bus being ridden.
Taxi in Bali
Taxi is a public transportation in Bali that can be used by foreign tourists besides motorcycle rental in Bali. There are many taxis available in Bali which can take you wherever you want.
In addition, the number of taxi offices in Bali makes it easy for foreign tourists to get the taxi they want. Foreign tourists can contact some offices such as 701111 (the number of Bluebird Taxi). Taxis in Bali offer safe trip to take you to your destination. You can book a taxi such as at BlueWater Express, Wayan Ubud Driver, Lady Driver Tour Ubud, Namaste Taxi & Tours, and many more.
Bicycle in Bali
Another alternative transportation in Bali is to rent a bicycle, which is widely available in Bali. Prices start from IDR 25,000 per day depending on where you rent. You can search for the bicycle rental place you want on the internet first.
Those are the terms of motorcycle rental and some recommendation of public transportation in Bali recommendations that can be chosen by foreign tourists. Choices of transportation in Bali. Foreign tourists are expected to comply with the police that have been determined. Happy holiday in Bali!
Writer: Annisa Listya (Magang)
Editor: Imam A. Hanifah
Editor Bahasa: Nugrahaningtyas FA MPd