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13 Feb 2024 - 3 min read

Newest Update for Bali Tourist Tax 2024: Here’s What You Need to Know

Bali has updated its tourist tax regulations for 2024. Before traveling to Bali, here’s what you need to know about the latest regulation updates!

Welcome to Bali, the ultimate paradise awaits you with open arms! There are many wonders that this island has to offer, which makes Bali never lack visitors.

For tourists planning a holiday to Bali, there is a new policy for international tourists, the Bali Tourist Tax 2024. Officials have confirmed that from 14 February 2024, a new initiative called Bali Levy or New Bali Tourist Tax will be implemented to support the sustainability of Bali tourism.

What will the implementation of the new policy look like? This article will provide more information about Bali Tourist Tax 2024. Check out the further explanation below!

How to Pay Bali Tourism Levy

Every foreign tourist is obliged to pay tourist tax before they arrive in Bali. Paying tourist tax in Bali is very practical; it can be done online through the Love Bali website or application.

Through Love Bali, tourists can fill in personal data information and then get a QR code after payment. The QR code will be scanned by the officer upon arrival at the Bali airport. Here is a step by step how to pay your tourism Levy that you can follow:

Go to lovebali.baliprov.go.id or download the Love Bali App from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.
Next, enter your personal and payment information, such as passport number, name, email address, and arrival date.
Then, select the payment method, there are various payment methods available to make it easier for tourists to pay the levy.
Complete the payment of Bali Tourism Tax, which is IDR 150,000 per person, according to the payment method that has been selected.
After successful payment, tourists will get a levy voucher, in the form of a QR code. The levy voucher will also be sent to your email, make sure the email entered in the personal information filling is valid and active.
Done. The officer will scan the QR code at the arrival airport in Bali.

For more information, you can visit the Love Bali website.

What is Love Bali?

Love Bali is a movement the Bali Provincial Government started to enact a new policy, the Comprehensive Development Plan. The goal of Love Bali is to maintain the integrity and balance of its nature, culture, and people.

Many people worldwide know Bali as The Last Paradise, The Island of Thousand Temples, The Paradise Island, and many more, thus proving that Bali is the centre of world civilisation.

So, to support this movement, before coming to Bali, tourists should make a payment through the Love Bali application, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Love Bali can also be accessed through the website lovebali.baliprov.go.id.

Love Bali is formally regulated in the regional regulation concerning Levy for International Tourists for the Protection of Balinese Culture and Natural Environment and Bali Governor Regulation concerning Procedures for Payment of Levy for the International Tourists.

This levy for international tourists is carried out to help preserve Balinese nature and culture through preservation, revitalisation, and conservation. In addition, with this levy, tourists' services, security, and comfort can be better. Land, sea, and air infrastructure will be improved.

The Use of the Bali Tourist Tax

There are a number of purposes and benefits of the levy for foreign tourists coming to Bali, one of which is for development in Bali, protecting and promoting Bali, including customs, cultural traditions, and local wisdom. In addition, to maintain Bali's spiritual aura and protect the overall beauty of nature. Based on the lovebali.baliprov.go.id website, here are some of the uses of the Bali Tourist Tax

1. Preserving Heritage

New Bali Tourist Tax is used to preserve heritage, such as protecting Balinese customs, traditions, arts, and local wisdom. Bali Tourist Tax also ensures the cultural preservation of the island of Bali.

2. Nurturing Nature

The payment of this levy is a form of tourist contribution to the preservation of Bali's unique culture and natural environment, so that it is expected that destinations in Bali will be more beautiful.

3. Elevating the Tourist Experience

Preserved heritage and nature will improve the quality of Bali's tourism services and management, allowing tourists to adventure and explore Bali safely and enjoyably.

Events to Attend in Bali

Various exciting events can be found in Bali, here are some of them:

1. Saka New Year - Nyepi Day of Silence

Nyepi marks the Balinese lunar new year based on the Saka calendar, generally held in March. It is the quietest day in Bali because of the Melasti processions that take place about 3 days ahead of the Saka New Year. On the eve of the Saka New Year, events are held very lively. You can enjoy torches and firecrackers being lit to cleanse the land of evil power and ogoh-ogoh statues being paraded along the streets.

2. Bali Spirit Festivals

Bali Spirit Festival usually takes place in March or April. The event is organised by gathering yoga instructors and practitioners from around the world. The festival is also a celebration of art, music, and dance. You can also enjoy lively concerts and performances during the festival.

3. Ubud Food Festival

Bali is popular for its delicious food, so food festivals in Bali are not to be missed. Ubud Food Festival is an exciting culinary festival usually held during mid-April in Ubud. The event regularly features local and international chefs with discussions and workshops as part of the festival.

So that's everything you need to know about tourist tax in Bali. The tourist tax in Bali is set at IDR 150,000 and is valid from 14 February 2024. The purpose of this tax is to preserve the balance of Bali's nature and tourism, making your holiday more enjoyable and comfortable. You can pay the Bali tax before arrival through Love Bali.

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