When you want to enjoy your vacation in Bali and Lombok, then you will need an appropriate transportation. We have to tell you there are some different options of transportation you can choose in Bali and Lombok. As popular tourist destinations, both islands have everything, from traditional transportation to modern vehicle. Because of that reason, you can choose easily the one that is suitable with your requirements.
Many tourists who come to Bali and Lombok rent motorbike or motorcycle because of its low rate and effectiveness. Motorcycle can easily explore every corner of the island. The tariff of renting motorcycle is much cheaper than car or bus. However, the two-wheel vehicle can only be used by maximum of two person. It means, you need to rent more than one bike if you bring your entire family with you.
That is the reason why car and bus rental becomes a popular place to visit. However, which one is the best, car or shuttle bus? Below, we will try to discuss about it so you will be able to choose the best one.
Renting a car in Bali or Lombok is not like renting car in Europe or US where you can find many big rental brands. Both Bali and Lombok have big rental companies, but you have to know that using them means you have to pay prices far above the odds. We suggest you to not to book any sort of rental package if you have not get to Bali or Lombok. It is better for you to shop around for a car when you get there. In Bali and Lombok you will find “Rent Car” signs everywhere. Most rentals offer the cheapest price for small cars, such as small Jeep and small MPV. We have to tell you that the newer and bigger the car, the higher the price you will get. Some car and bus rentals require you to return the car you use to the place where you hired it and some others will pick the car up at the place you stay.
We suggest you to check it over before you agree to rent a car. Make sure that the condition of the car is well-maintained. Most car rentals in Bali and Lombok do not care about your driving experience. They never ask about your driving license number. If you want to extend the rental service, you just have to make a call and negotiate with the rental company. Commonly, the longer you rent a car, the lower price you will get.
There are many car and bus rentals in Bali and Lombok where you can find tourist shuttle bus. Though it does not venture far off the tourist trail, shuttle bus brings a safe and convenient wat to reach the major sights. Tourist shuttle buses will take you to various destinations in Bali such as Lovina, Padang Bai, Sanur, Ubud, Candi Dasa and many more. In Lombok, you will be able to visit some of the best and popular tourist destinations, such as the city of Mataram, Senggigi beach and also Gili islands. The price you have to pay for shuttle bus is quite cheap, depends on the places you want to visit.