Renting a scooter in Bali is depending on your capability to handle it. If you are familiar with the scooter ride and understand the ridding rule in Bali. Scooter rental in Bali can be your budget option to enjoy the holiday in Bali. It will cost you from IDR. 50.000 – 150.000 Depending on rental duration and type of the scooters engine. ride a scooter can be an option for fun things to do in Bali.
- Things to know Before you rent a scooter
- Traffic in Bali
- Can or Not?
- Scooter ride without licence?
- Where and How?
- Price and term
- Scooter fuel
- Additional info
Thing you need before renting a scooter in Bali
Before Ridding a scooter in Bali, Make sure you are prepare yourself with this things for safety:
- You need an International license
- Cover yourself with Travel insurance
- Learn how the traffic and under stand how local ride it
- Make sure you are Able to ride it in Bali Traffic conditions
Understanding the Bali traffic condition
Traffic in Bali especially in a Tourist center like Kuta/Seminyak, Ubud or Canggu in Bali is sometime frustrating. Instead of hire a car, Renting a scooter is the best option to avoid the heavy traffic jam in the certain location in Bali.
Before you decide to ride a scooter by yourself, You are recommended to learn how local ride it and see if you are confident with the ride and any risk may happened during the ride.
Scooter accident is not often happened for local rider in Bali. More accident may happen for foreigners since they are a first time on a bike. For an empty road like in the country side may not a big problem. But if you are entering the high way, You may get wrong.
Can you rent a scooter in Bali without an International license
it is easy to Rent a scooter in Bali, Even if you do not have an international license. Rental company will will still give you the scooter with a specific agreement like any damage or lost of the vehicle will be own responsibility.
However, it is not recommended and you know the consequences. Ridding a scooter without license, You may having serious trouble if there are any Accident or Bad things happened.
Where and How to Rent A scooter in Bali
There are a lot of local company provide scooter rental in Bali. Wherever you stay, No Mater in The city or in the village area. To rent a scooter you can you can just walk along the main street at the tourist town you stay.
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If you are stay in a country side area away from the town, You can ask your hotel/Accommodation staff to arrange one. To rent a scooter usually include delivery if you ask the local people to manage it. You scooter will arrive in a few minutes.
Rent a Scooter in Bali Price and Term
|Scooter Rental in Bali Price||110cc (In USD)||150cc (In USD)|
|Monthly||$60 -70||$ 90 – 100|
The Price listed is not fixed, You can negotiate the price. This price is for 2019/2020
Common Term and conditions for renting a scooter in Bali is as below:
- Any Damage or accident is at rental responsibility
- The Usage is available within Bali Area
- If the rental for other/Your friend, You will be fully responsible for any damage or lost of the bike.
- Rental duration is 24 Hours per day
- Rental price include 2 Helmets
- Gasoline is not include
- Rental company may ask for upfront fee
- You need to sign the agreement, Read it carefully
- You need to provide accommodation details you stay and passport number
Scooter fuel type in Bali
The rental fee for scooter is not include Petrol or Gasoline, But you may ask the rental company to fill it for you with additional charge. There are 3 Types of fuel you can use for the scooter in Bali Indonesia. This below fuel can be used, The more expensive is the better for the scooter engine:
- Premium, Goldish color Price IDR. 7.000/Liter (US 50 Cent)
- Pertalite, Blue color Price IDR. 7.650/Liter (US (55 Cent)
- Pertamax, Deep blue color. Price IDR.9.850 (US 75 Cent)
To Get it you can just go to the gas station, if you cant find if just go to roadside warung or shop. You will find rows of bottles with ex of Vodka or whisky bottle. they are usually many found in the country side away from the Gas station.
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Additional thing you need during scooter ride in Bali
When you are confident and want to explore Bali with scooter, Here is a few additional things you may need:
- Download Bali Maps, to avoid you lost when drive in a poor internet signal location (country side area)
- Get Bali Sim cards
- Prepare your self with rain coat just in case it get raining
- Wear long shirt or Dress properly
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Most Asked Question
If you are experienced and able to handle the traffic and fully licensed, You can rent it to save your spending in Bali. Renting a scooter is way much cheaper instead of hire a Bali driver.
For foreigners, You need an international license to eligible to ride the scooter. Based on the local regulation, ride a scooter without license will be fined maximum IDR. 1000.000 (USD. 75)
It is depending how good you can handle the bike and traffic. Also you must be care that the terrain in Bali is not all flat. Especially the road in the northern side has steep road. Locals are rarely get accident when ridding a bike as they are familiar with the traffic and everyone is understanding to each other.
There are 2 Types of scooters available to rent in Bali. Manual and Automatic. But mostly for 100-150cc bikes are in automatic transition. Bikes over 150cc are in Manual transmission.
You have no option on it, you may being fined or your bike document may being taken by the officer. What you can do is, Contact the rental company and tell the story. That is why renting a scooter without license is at your own risk.
Well, Ridding bike by renting a scooter in Bali is a fun things, Save your budget and you can avoid the heavy traffic. But make sure you are fully licensed and you are able to ride it with Bali traffic and driving rules. If you have more question, You can leave a comment below!