Preparation for Bali

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    • Sunglasses
    • Glasses with clear lenses for scooter driving at night (almost all available helmets have dark glasses)
    • Hand fan (against heat)
    • Small backpack for travelling
    • Mask, snorkel, fins
    • If necessary glasses, contact lenses, cleansing fluid


    • Shorts and Skirts
    • Underwear (boxer shorts, panties, socks)
    • T-Shirts(against heat)
    • Dark Pants/Jeans
    • White Shirt/Blouse
    • Long sleeved shirts (for evenings against mosquitoes or time in the mountains)
    • Shoes, flip-flops, running shoes (jogging at the beach rules!)


    • Mosquito repellent
    • Toothbrush and your favourite toothpaste
    • Hair trimmer, shaver, razor, shaving cream, after-shave
    • Perfume
    • Sunscreen (because very expensive in Bali!), aftersun lotion
    • Tampons
    • Traveler-/Backpacker-towels or normal towels
    • Shower gel, shampoo, deodorant
    • Comb, hairbrush
    • Oropax


    • Camera (with charger, memory card, card reader, if necessary lenses and a tripod)
    • Laptop (with charger, mouse, mouse pad, external hard drive)
    • Headphones
    • Indonesian SIM card (if you already have one)
    • Smartphone holder for the scooter (Ideal to use for the smartphone as a navigation system)
    • Multi-adapter for different countries (Singapore and Malaysia, for example, use the English plug system)


    • Embassy documents (for those with student visa)
    • Passport photos
    • Tans for Bank Transfer
    • Vaccination certificate (so that the doctor can see the current vaccination status if needed)
    • Smartphone holder for the scooter (Ideal to use for the smartphone as a navigation system)
    • Health insurance card / proof of (for "larger" hospital visits)
    • Minimum two (2) Credit cards
    • Pencil case with pens, calculators
    • International Driver's license