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The Bali Provincial Government has confirmed that the Bali Tourism Tax Levy initiative, introduced in February this year, has generated a whopping IDR 117 billion, or USD 7.1 million. The policy requires all international arrivals to Bali to pay IDR 150,000 (USD 10) to contribute to protecting the island’s nature and culture and leveling up …

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The Acting Governor of Bali, Sang Made Mahendra Jaya, has issued new statements regarding the Bali Tourism Tax. The initiative was introduced on the 14th of February, and funds are set to be spent on nurturing nature, preserving culture, and living up to tourism infrastructure.  Acting Governor Jaya has spoken to reporters once again about …

Read More about Bali Governor Reveals No Specific Plan On How Tourism Tax Funds Will Be Spent

The Bali Tourism Police have been instructed to conduct more spot checks on tourists to catch those who have not paid the tourism tax levy. The new tourism tax levy, introduced on the 14th of February, 2024, makes it mandatory for all international tourists to pay IDR 150,000 in tourism taxes. Despite the fact that …

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Leaders in Bali have confirmed that the first round of funds generated from the newly introduced Tourism Tax Levy will be integrated into the Provincial Government’s Annual Budget (APBD). The Bali Province General Secretary, Dewa Made Indra, confirmed that the 2024 revised budget would direct tax funds toward cultural protection and environmental conservation.  According to …

Read More about $3.9 Million Collected In Bali Tourism Fees But Travelers Frustrated With Payment App

Officials in Bali have confirmed that more tourism tax payment counters will be installed and made available for immediate use at Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport. The move has been supported by the hundreds of travel agencies who have been on the frontline of combating flaws in the newly introduced system. The Bali Tourism …

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Tourism Police in Bali have been conducting spot checks at top attractions to ensure that all foreign visitors have been paying their tourism tax. The newly introduced fee costs IDR 150,000 per person per visit to the province.  The Bali Province Tourism Office along with the Tourism Satpol Police, have been conducing spot checks on …

Read More about Spot Checks Catch Bali Tourists Dodging Tax Fees

Bali’s crisis with waste management is no secret. In the last few weeks, tides, ocean waste, and river debris have landed on Bali’s most popular tourist beaches, putting the topic back on everyone’s lips. Sustainable solutions are needed urgently. The Bali Environment and Forestry Service (LHK) has put a plan together to make use of …

Read More about Tourism Tax Set To Fund Solutions To Bali’s Trash Crisis 

Top tourism officials in Bali have acknowledged that the new system for the Tourism Tax Levy is not running as it should. With flaws in the system, thousands of tourists are believed to be dodging paying the fee or are simply unaware of the new law. The Bali Tourism Tax Levy came into effect on …

Read More about Officials Acknowledge Flaws In Bali Tourism Tax System

Bali’s Tourism Tax has been in effect for five weeks. Top tourism officials are confident that all tourists should be up to speed with the new system by now, so the newly established Tourism Police Units will conduct spot checks to ensure everyone has paid their dues.  Speaking to reporters, the Head of the Bali …

Read More about Officers Conduct Spot Checks For Bali Tourism Tax

A little over a month since the introduction of the new Bali Tourism Tax, officials are making it even easier for visitors to the island to pay their levy fee. More payment counters will be installed at I Gusti Ngurah Airport for tourists.  Speaking to reporters, the Head of the Bali Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus …

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Tourists visiting Bali have plenty to consider before touching down on the Island of the Gods. There are flights, visas, transfers, hotels, and activities all to arrange, and now, with the tourism tax in the mix, there’s even more to keep track of. Those visiting the Nusa Islands must also pay extra fees.  It has …

Read More about Tourists Must Pay Levy When Visiting Bali’s Nusa Penida

Bali’s tourism tax has now been in effect for two weeks, as the funds generated crossed the USD 1 million mark; leaders are reviewing the program so far. Based on feedback from tourists and tourism staff, there are already some changes in the works.  The Bali Tourism Office has confirmed that over IDR 12.5 billion …

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