The Bali government is implementing the Bali Tourism Fee starting on February 14, 2024. The fee is set at IDR 150,000 per person (approximately USD 10), and payments are made through the website “Love Bali” or in-person payment.
This contribution is formally regulated in Bali Province Regulation Number 1 in Year 2020 regarding Tourist Contributions for the Preservation of the Nature and Culture of Bali and Bali Governor’s Regulation Number 27 in Year 2020 Regarding the Receipt and Use of Tourist Contributions to Preserve the Nature and Culture of Bali.
This contribution is a movement initiated by the Bali Provincial Government to implement a new policy, “Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali”, which is the Comprehensive Development Plan for a New Era of Bali. This vision aims to maintain the sanctity and harmony of nature, people, and culture in Bali.
The government invites contributions, as a form of support, towards the efforts to preserve the nature and culture of Bali. The provincial government will use funds from tourist contributions for projects implemented to protect heritage sites around Bali. Continue to make various progressive efforts and innovations related to improving Bali’s quality of nature and culture through preservation, conservation, and revitalization. Also, improve the quality of services, safety, and comfort of tourists by developing land, sea, and air infrastructure in an integrated and connected manner.
How to Pay the Bali Tourism Fee:
Option 1: Online Payment via the website “Love Bali”
Access the Love Bali System:
Before arriving in Bali, access the Love Bali system either through its web browser-based platform or its mobile app.
- Foreign tourists should fill in the required data on the system.
- Proceed to the payment section for the tourist levy.
Choose Payment Method:
- You have options likea debit or creditt card, bank transfer, virtual account, or QRIS.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the payment.
Once the transaction is successful, the Love Bali system will provide a notification confirming the payment, along with a digital payment proof.
Option 2: In-Person Payment at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport or Benoa Harbor, Bali
Go to the Payment Counter:
Find the counter provided by Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI).
- Pay using the payment machine available at the counter.
- You can usecredit or debitt cards or the Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system to make the payment.
Once the transaction is successful, you’ll receive a printout and/or a digital payment proof as confirmation.
It’s highly recommended for foreign tourists to make the payment before departing for Bali. This ensures a smoother process upon arrival at the I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport or Benoa Harbor in Bali.
- The payment proof will be scanned using scanning devices positioned after the travel document check.
- This will be done upon entering the arrival gate.
In case of any payment system disruption, rest assured that foreign tourists can still continue their journey in Bali.
Remember to have a backup payment method and ensure you receive and retain any proof of payment, as this will be required upon your arrival in Bali. Safe travels!
Contact Tour East Indonesia for more information.
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