|Certification card and logbook are required for certified divers. All dive equipment is supplied to you free of charge, and we offer a 15% discount if you bring your own complete set of SCUBA gear.
Sun block, beach towels, swim wear, and a desire for adventure are all essential items for visitors to Bali. Hats and sunglasses are strongly recommended, and considered vital to protect yourself against the hot tropical sun.
A camera is a must, as the rich colors and cultural imagery of Balinese day-to-day life will astound you.
You will find that mosquitoes are not a big problem, but at dawn and at dusk they appear in larger numbers. In Bali Malaria is very uncommon, however, it is found in outer islands like Lombok, Sumatra, etc. You should consult your doctor if you will travel to islands in Indonesia outside of Bali. It is always recommended that you consult your doctor before visiting any foreign country to find out what vaccinations you require and what precautions you should take.
Visas are easily obtained on arrival in the airport. Your passport must be valid for a period of 6 months beyond your date of entry. In addition, you must have a departing ticket from Indonesia at the time of arrival.
If you are bringing U.S. dollars with you, It is best you bring 100 dollar notes, new, clean bills with the big head. You will not be able to exchange old, dirty or marked money with the banks and money changers. If bringing 100 dollar bills, avoid series 1999 or below, you will have a problem using these bills as there are many counterfeit 100's from this series year. You might also find the same problem with all 50 dollar notes as well. Travels checks, Visa & Master card and ATM's are no problem.
As of July 2014, there is a US$35 Visa fee to entry Indonesia. It is best to pick up your visa at the Indonesia Consultant or Embassy nearest you beforehand as is will save you time when arriving in Bali. If you can not do this you can get your visa on arrival here in Bali. But please try to bring the $35 in US dollars as this will save you time once you arrive here in Bali.