Tips for You

Postage back to Australia

How much does it cost to ship back to Australia from Bali?

If you have over shopped and are over your weight flight limit – we have the solution

“POST BACK TO Sydney, Melbourne or the Gold Coast”


Padma Street – “DHL Jalan Legian” in between Jalan Melasti & Jalan Padma

Approx Cost = 25 kilo DHL = $256 US approx.

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BIMC (Bali International Medical Centre)

JI By Pass Ngurah Rai 100x Kuta 80361 Bali 761263

I don’t know how to begin this segment of the Bali Buddy other than to say BIMC were and are amazing. I have just returned from Bali (11 /5/ 12). My husband John and son Darcy were in Sumbawa on a boys surfing holiday when extremely bad pain took over Johns body. It turned out to be peritonitis.. (appendix) or in Balinese (Usus Buntu).

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Tips for You

Tips for your Bali Holiday!

VIP on Arrival

Contact Tic Bali for a fabulous fast track thru the  airport in Bali.

Tic staff will meet you at the the Fly Bridge with your name on a sign , they will then step you through all the processes of arriving in Bali including your luggage collection  and will walk you  to your transport.

$50 per person – sorry no discount for children…. Read more

Learning the Lingo

Hallo = Hello

Hallo – Upa Kabar = Hello How are you

Sibuk = Busy

What time is it? = Jam berapa

Where = dimana

Who = siapa

Quick = cepat cepat

Shower = mandi

fat = gendut

towel = handuk

Glasses = kicamata

smile = senyum

Can I have = Bisakah saya dapatkan

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John’s Surfing Tips

The Surf in Bali is crowded, people are travelling now from all parts of the world to experience surfing in Bali. Don’t expect your own break, but if you take your time and explore a bit you can wing some classic waves.

I surf at Kuta Reef heaps. To get a boat to Kuta Reef, drive thru the Kuta Markets and turn left, you can store all your gear here, park your bike or car. The boats with… Read more

Phone Cards / Sim Cards in Bali

Bali Sim Card & Bali Data

Go to Jimmie shop (across the road from Puri Paja Hotel on Padma Ultara). Jimmie will look after all your phone and data needs and also sell you a cheap phone if needed.

Ask for a Telakomsel Sim Card or similar.

Check that your phone is unlocked before you leave the country.

To call Aus 0101761 drop the 0 i.e. in 02. ie : 0101761427814915… Read more

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