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Bali Travel warnings

VIDEO: Bali Nightlife - Surviving Kuta's Party Paradise

If you are headed to Bali, Indonesia, there is every chance you will end up in the nightlife mecca of Kuta - a no-holds-barred party strip filled with cheap drinks, pounding clubs and endless mayhem at practically every

Bali Terror Alert

Bali is on terror alert after Indonesian authorities said they'd received "credible" information that terrorists planned to strike at the 10th anniversary commemorations of the 2002 bali bombings. Bali deputy police chie

Travel Alert - Overseas Tattoos

(Update: re-posting) Australian health officials are urging travellers to avoid getting tattoos in developing countries after it was reported a West Australian man contracted HIV after getting etched in Bali.  The m

Bali - Increased Security

Hotels in Bali have been advised to increase security and be alert for potential terror activities. Tourism and hotel authorities said the heightened state of alert was a precautionary move following the arrest of mem

Bali Tweets

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Video: Bali Cremation Ceremony - from @hannarosebutler, winner of the 2012 @WorldNomads Travel Writing Scholarship

over 4 years ago

Bali Tourism Bali tourism chief: Stingy tourists overcrowding #Bali #ttot Do you think tourists are a problem there?

about 5 years ago

(So important to know how to negotiate a rip...)Family's nightmare as dad drowns on Bali beach

about 5 years ago

#Bali News: Being Short-Changed in Bali

about 5 years ago

#UK: Bali crash man starts flight home

over 5 years ago

News Daily March 13th. A flood, a riot, a volcano and Eat, Pray, Park in Bali

almost 6 years ago

Recommended vaccinations for Bali

  • Diphtheria

    Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.


    There is considerable risk of malaria and prophylaxis is recommended. The choice is between Malarone , Doxycycline  or Lariam . Protection against mosquito bites will reduce the risk further. 

    Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)

    Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months.  The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .


    Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.

    Yellow fever - transit

    Certain countries without yellow fever require a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate if you arrives (even in transit) from a country where yellow fever is present.   If you arrive from a country without yellow fever , there is no requirement for a yellow fever vaccination.

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