Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
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20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Taxis in Bali
Finding a taxi in Bali (especially in the southern area) isn’t challenging; you’ll find taxis roaming around the streets and waiting for travellers. The taxi drivers in Bali will be trying to get your attention, so you won’t need to worry about locating a vehicle. Thanks to the exchange rate, Bali cab fares are very low when it comes to international standards, making taxi service even more accessible. If you want to explore exotic Bali without the fear of getting lost, using a Bali taxi service is your safest and most comfortable transfer option to go around. For a better experience, look for the Blue Bird taxis that have earned a good reputation for treating tourists honestly and decently.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Bali Taxi Prices
Taxi prices in Bali are very low thanks to the exchange rate, whilst the fares are regulated throughout the province. The actual cost of your ride will be calculated by a taximeter based on the distance travelled. The further you travel into the province, the more expensive your ride will be. Generally, you can expect to pay around €3.30 (Rp 52.150) for any trip within Bali while there isn’t a separate night fare.
Bali cabs calculate their fares as follows:
Base Fare – €0.44 (Rp 7.000)
Additional price/km – €0.47 (Rp 7,525.00)
Waiting time per hour – €2.66 (Rp 42.500)
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How to get a Taxi in Bali
Locating your Bali taxi couldn’t be easier due to their wide availability, especially in the southern area. Bali is a popular destination for tourists, so the Bali taxi service is organised to suit your needs. You can just flag a taxi from the street, call one from your hotel or information counters at major touristic spots. Some taxi companies also have apps that you can download to book your ride. Further, you can find a taxi at the available taxi ranks in Bali like Balira Transport, Alor and Yudi Collection.
Whether you’re calling up or catching a Bali taxi off the street, you won’t have to wait long for your ride to arrive. There are plenty of taxis roaming around the province and all you need to do is look for the blue taxis with their roof light on; just hold your hand out and wait for the driver to pull over to the side of the road to let you in. Keep in mind that Bali taxis often make their availability clear by slowing down/stopping next to you and asking if you need a ride.
If it’s getting dark and you are at a local restaurant or another establishment, you can call a taxi to come and pick you up in less than 10 minutes. Although different companies offer this style of pickup, the most well-known one is Bluebird which can be reached on +62 361701111.
Book your Bali Transfer in advance with Welcome
Even though inexpensive, the actual cost of your ride will depend on many factors like the actual distance to your destination, the traffic, and the number of passengers. Also, many taxi companies have hidden fees and Bali drivers try to make the most out of tourists by charging them extra, taking advantage of the currency’s difference.
If you want to plan your journey’s expenses without worrying about unexpected fees or being overcharged, then pre-booking your Bali taxi service will take a lot of weight off your shoulders. For a regulated price with no hidden fees, stellar personalised service and local English speaking drivers, book your taxi with Welcome Pickups.
Bali Taxi Tips
- It may take much longer to go from point A to B within Bali during peak hours, so patience and planning your trip with plenty of time to spare are recommended.
- Avoid larger notes when paying your fare as your taxi driver may not have enough change to give you the difference.
- As not all Bali taxi drivers speak English, communication might be challenging. You can put your destination on Google Maps or have it written down to ensure things go smoothly.
- Be mindful when entering and exiting a taxi or private vehicle in Bali and check that the road is clear; traffic congestion is common and so are rash drivers.
- As tourists are often unaware of the local taxi prices, Bali taxi drivers might state a higher price than the journey is worth. Ensure you agree on a fare before entering your ride and for your peace of mind, ask around for the trip’s cost and/or negotiate with different drivers.
- If you haven’t agreed on a price beforehand, check that your driver has set up the taximeter when entering your taxi.
Wheelchair Accesible Taxis in Bali
Unfortunately, most taxis in Bali are not yet wheelchair accessible. However, there are vehicle companies that provide minivans with portable ramps and hydraulic lifts making wheelchair transport easy. If you wish to book an accessible minivan with spacious seating, you can contact Bali Access Travel.
Bali Taxi Safety and Complaints
The Bali taxi customer service may vary depending on the company and the driver. If you find your driver rude, if they take a longer route to build up the fare, or if you feel unsafe during your journey, you must note the driver’s ID number which is visible on their dashboard, to later make a complaint by calling their company. In general, you may want to avoid independent drivers as they’re less regulated and therefore less safe in comparison with the regulated local taxis.