Are credit cards accepted in Bali?

Visa and MasterCard are the most accepted credit cards in Bali. Only a few hotels and restaurants do take Amex, Diners Club even less.

Can I use USD in Bali?

Bali is the largest of 17,508 islands that make up Indonesia and the Indonesian Rupiah is the only currency accepted in all of them. However, as Bali receives a lot of tourists on vacation Australian Dollars (AUD), American Dollars (USD) and Euros (EUR) are sometimes accepted and can be exchanged for IDR on the island.

How much money do I need in Bali?

Is it better to take cash or card to Bali?

Although card may be accepted in larger Bali cities such as Denpasar, cash may be preferable in surrounding villages such as Ubud and Kuta. Travellers can use international ATMs in Denpasar and other major towns to withdraw cash and use it for further travel. They can also buy IDR in advance before travelling.

Is it best to carry cash or card in Bali?

Money tips when travelling in BaliTalk to your bank before travelling so that you know your card's withdrawal limits and any additional fees. Cash is the preferred payment method in Bali, so it's best to carry enough to enjoy your day, including smaller denominations or change for local shopkeepers and warungs.

Do you need a lot of cash in Bali?

Handling Cash & Paying in RupiahIt's useful if you take also some smaller bills with you. Small shops and street sellers might struggle to make change, so 50,000 and 20,000 notes will be needed. Always carry a bit of cash with you when you leave the “house”.

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