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AUGUST 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start and end in Kuta, Bali and are spread over 43 nights. They include: Transport from the Airport to my Kuta Hotel 2 nights in Kuta on arrival (to sort out getting to Padang Bai) Transport to Padang Bai; 8 nights in Padang Bai Scooter rental in Padang Bai for 3 days Transport from Padang Bai to Gili Air; 23 nights in Gili Air Transport from Gili Air to Nusa Lembongan; 8 nights in Nusa Lembongan Scooter rental in Nusa Lembongan for 7 days Transport from Nusa Lembongan back to Kuta; 2 nights in Kuta Transport from […]

Bali – Indonesia – GRANDPAcking Costs



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AUGUST 2015: OVERVIEW: My costs start in Kuta, Bali and include: A minivan from my hotel to Padang Bai 8 nights / 9 days in Padang Bai 3 days of scooter rental (including petrol) 10Gb of fast Mobile Data N.B. I was in Padang Bai in High Season so I was paying ‘top dollar’ for everything. Although this may have made some difference to my costs, given the costs that I negotiated and what I did, I don’t think that those differences ended up being significant. CROSS REFERENCES: For more information, read my post on Padang Bai. Click here to read about Retirement Locations in this […]

Padang Bai – Indonesia – GRANDPAcking Costs



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AUGUST 2015: Click here to read our Indonesia Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: The last time that I was in Padang Bai, it was a whirlwind visit – I was on my way to Gili Air by fastboat. It felt a bit weird being back again after all this time (December 2014); I admit it, I was tempted to jump on a fastboat to Gili Air to say ‘hi’ to everyone. But, I resisted. Padang Bai is a reasonably attractive stop by Indonesian standards: it sits on a small bay (bai) and has a nice little curve of a beach. It is a […]

Padang Bai – Indonesia – Information



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AUGUST 2015: INTRODUCTION: I was staying in Padang Bai and my plan was to stay there a few days before moving north to Amed. Amed is only 30km north of Padang Bai so I decided to rent a scooter and have a look at Amed in advance. A bit like I did with Kep whilst staying in Kampot. WHAT I FOUND: I found another Kep… Albeit a lot more compact. Amed is, effectively, a string of holiday resorts that stretch about 10km along the coastline broken only by the rise and fall of the coastline between the crescent bays. There is no […]

Padang Bai to Amed – Indonesia – Scooter Trip