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Bali Transport


Bali can be a challenge to navigate, as the aging infrastructure struggles to support rapid development. Road rules are practically non-existent, and traffic can be chaotic with frequent jams in Denpasar and other major centres. Renting a motorbike is an adventurous way to see the island, although only recommended for very experienced drivers. Cars are available for hire with a driver, which can be the most stress-free way to get around.

There is limited bus service in Bali, and this can be an inexpensive way to get around for travellers willing to be very patient. Shared minivans (bemo's) are available, however in Denpasar and southern Bali metered taxis are much more common.

Travellers can arrange transport through ride-sharing apps (Uber, Grab etc), but drivers are not allowed to collect them in certain areas, such as temples or some beaches.

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