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The island of Bali, which is also a province, is located in the westernmost part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. It is part of Indonesia. The capital of Bali is Denpasar, which is relatively close to the Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS).
Bali is a place made for postcards, and memories that will last a lifetime. The lush forests, mystical temples, and famous local culture always leave people wanting for more. In one day, you can visit a volcano, meet mischievous simians and treat yourself to exotic cuisines you won’t find anywhere else. Best part, you can do something different every day you are there.
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Things to do in Bali
Mt. Agung is an active volcano and the tallest peak in Indonesia at 3,142m (10,308 feet). Regardless of it being designated as an active volcano people still pay for guided tours and hiking trips to see the majestic view from this mountain. They can be arranged at different times during the day and take a couple of hours. But the view you get to see is like no other.
Bali is home to many Hindu temples, none more famous than the Besakih temple, also known as “Mother Temple of Bali”. This thousand-year-old temple is in the top 20 things to see for anybody traveling to Bali – according to TripAdvisor. Experience the unique architecture of this mystical temple located at 1000m, on the slopes of Mt. Agung. But this is not just one temple. Over the centuries it has been developed into a complex of 22 individual temples. The only one of its kind.
The village cluster of Ubud is known as the “Cultural capital of Bali”. There you can experience local cuisine to arouse your taste buds, or perhaps take one of the relaxation options they offer. You can take a class at making local jewellery, do some Yoga in beautiful surroundings or have experts massage you into Nirvana.
Best time to visit Bali
When is The Best Time to book airfares to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL)?
Weather plays a huge role when planning your cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL). The climate in Bali is divided into roughly the dry season and rainy season.
From about May to September, Bali has the dry season. In this period there are the most tourists, with the height of the season lasting from July to August. During this time there are plenty of tourists and the prices usually go up, especially for hotels and other accommodations. The wet season lasts from October to about the end of March, because of the rain and humidity there are fewer visitors during this time.
To get the most value out of your cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) you need should look at booking your trip between April and June, as well as September. The mid-season has fewer tourists and the prices are slashed by up to 50%. With those deals cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) return people more than once to this island.
Bali has been a tourist destination for decades with good reason. It attracts people who want to - get in touch with nature, experience a unique culture, rest their mind and body or even those just looking for a memorable family vacation. Bali has plenty to offer for everyone. No wonder there are so many return flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL).
There are around 40 flights every day from Melbourne (MEL) to Bali (DPS). Out of those, there are around 6 direct flights during the work week that will get you from Melbourne (MEL) to Bali (DPS) the fastest. Your travel time from Melbourne (MEL) to Bali (DPS), with those flights can be just under 6 and a half hours. If you are traveling from Melbourne to Denpasar, this would also include a short bus or car ride. Because there are no direct flights Melbourne to Denpasar. The reason for this is that the Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) is located to the Southeast of Denpasar.
The shortest airfares to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) can be booked with JetStar, Qantas Airways or Malindo Air. Thanks to Webjet, you can quickly arrange airfares to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL). If you had a good time you can use Webjet for return flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) as well.
Ready to experience an adventure in Southeast Asia? Here’s what you need to know about cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL).
Departing from Melbourne Airport (MEL)
Tullamarine Airport (MEL) is the main airport for Melbourne. If you are going on an international journey, this is the airport you want to use.
Getting to Melbourne Airport (MEL)
The fastest way to get to the airport from the Central Business District if by using the Tullamarine Freeway, which lasts around 25 minutes, with no traffic. You may have to have a CityLink card and pay tolls along the way. A cab ride would cost you between AUD 55 and AUD 65.
If you don’t mind a longer trip, you can save money by using the 24/7 SkyBus service. Their rides have fixed prices of 19 AUD. Sure it will take between 30 and 45 min to reach the airport, but it is a dependable service. Take note of this service as the money people save from cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) return travellers for more than one visit.
Parking Options at Melbourne Airport (MEL)
- For long or short flights Melbourne (MEL) to Denpasar (DPS) your most budget-friendly parking choices are the Value car parks. They are open-air car parks and provide travellers with 24/7 shuttle bus service, because they are a little farther than other car parks. Their busses depart for the terminals every 5 to 10 minutes.
- If you are in a hurry to catch your flights Melbourne (MEL) to Denpasar (DPS), there are suitable parking options directly in front of the terminals, but they can be expensive, especially for long stays.
Which International Terminal will your Cheap Flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) depart from?
All direct flights by JetStar, Qantas Airways or Malindo Air - from Melbourne (MEL) to Bali (DPS) - depart from the international terminal T2.
Arriving at Bali Airport (DPS)
The actual name of Bali Airport (DPS) is Ngurah Rai International Airport but foreigners will even call it Denpasar Airport since it is so close to Bali’s capitol. But don’t worry, the longest part of getting from Melbourne to Denpasar is the flight. Denpasar airport is located in the small city of Tuban. Luckily resort towns are located just south of the airport. Once you have picked up your luggage, you need to choose one of the convenient ways to get from Denpasar airport (DPS) to your hotel.
Getting from Bali Airport (DPS) to Your Hotel
Once you have gathered your luggage you can choose a few ways to leave Denpasar airport. If your trip is from Melbourne (MEL) to Denpasar then the best option would probably be a taxi service you can hire at the airport. You pay a fixed amount at a kiosk in the airport -which varies according to the season – but you should be able to get to the capitol for around AUD 20 or less.
Other options such as renting cars or scooters are also available at the airport, but car rental can be a bit expensive. Another reliable service is the Plus Priority shuttle bus service. You pay about AUD 35, but unlike other shuttle bus services, you can use these busses for 5 days from your first ride. The service covers most of the island and is used often by tourists and locals alike.
Upon your return flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) you can save your Plus Priority card and use it the next time you come. Thanks to great airfare deals for cheap flights to Bali (DPS) from Melbourne (MEL) return people home with many photos and memorable adventures on the island.