Bali has becomes one of top destination in the world. Over 4 million tourist comes to Bali every year. Many accommodation being built for this. Besides that, another question tourist will ask is “How much to hire a driver in Bali? As a tour guide who also are able to be a Bali driver, I found this question many times. To answer all of your questions, here are some things you might want to know first.
Do you want to hire a driver in Bali?
Bali is so big when you are in it. It requires to drive a lot. So, hire a driver in Bali becomes the must. Well I can see some tourist (read: not all crazy) try to hire a motor bike with cheap situation. But, the risk is so high. Considered Bali has so much developed in the last 5 years. Many traffic jam and plus you do not know how we (Balinese) ride. So going on motor bike especially when you do not know how to ride it, would be so dangerous. If you had a skill to ride a scooter you would take a scooter. You do not want to end up in hospital and you would spend more than hire a driver. So, hire a driver in Bali? How much to hire a driver in Bali?
How to select a Bali driver to hire?
Finding a capable driver in Bali like going for dinner time. If you had to street food by the sidewalk you would get a taste of street food with their quality of street food standard. But, if you gone to a fine dining restaurant, you would get a taste of food with their standard. Gone cheap but end up sick or gone better but end up amazing. Do you look the one who only be a driver? Do you look Bali driver who only to drive but little English skill? Do you look the one who act both? Or do you look the one who officially a license tour guide who will drive for you? And how much to hire a driver in Bali? Good versus low service. Or cheap with no high service as you expected.
Can I hire a driver in Bali throughout internet?
There are many sources you will find the answer for it. Such us Tripadvisor, Google, Online Travel Agent who sales activities, Instagram, Facebook, Airbnb experience, Hotel driver and en route driver.
Tripadvisor driver vs. en route driver
There is good and bad. There are many of company who listed their business on Tripadvisor. One of that also my company (link) Triadvisor provide a review page who let many customer leave their experience there. Because these people don’t want their bad review ruin their business. They will put their service on priority. Good service requires good money. They will act like a tour guide upon tourist destination. Now, I will explain the en route driver who you will meet on sidewalk. There are many of them are available now, because there are so many, will automatically compete with the price. But, remember good service requires good money. Note, I do not say they will not deliver good service. Conclusion is Private Bali driver vs. private Bali driver as a guide. How much to hire a driver in Bali? You can answer it.
Private Bali driver vs. private Bali driver as a guide.
Tripadvisor Guide not everyone has License Tourist Guide under Indonesian Tourist Guide Association. So, the act is so limited. Once there is a license checking, they will definitely leave you at the car park. Why? Because the legal tourist guide in Bali is protected by law of government (click link below for explanation). For everybody who are not legal tourist guide who enter tourist attraction will fine 25 mil IDR per case per person. So, they (Illegal guide driver) prefer to play safe. So, the price on why the private driver who only a driver cheaper and why private driver as a guide price more expensive to hire. Do you want cheap with only a private driver (en route) or hire a driver in Bali who also license tourist guide under regulation with good review on Tripadvisor. So how much to hire a driver in Bali? Let’s see next.
Hire Bali driver cost.
The cost to hire a drive in Bali? Hmm, that’s hard question. But, I will give you an answer based on Tripadvisor platform. A cost to hire Bali driver once again depending on who they are. Our price is starts from USD 58 per 9 hours. Note: Depending on tour itinerary. Finally, your question about how much to hire a driver in Bali get an answer. But, here are some recommendation based on Tripadvisor top review.
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Final question, do you want to hire a driver in Bali as a guide?
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