Summer into early autumn are the busiest periods so you'll find it a lot harder to find cheap flights to Bali then. August and September see the most tourists so prices for flight tickets and accommodation rises drastically compared to other times of the year. April and May sees very little rain while also seeing pleasant temperatures, making it a great time to book flights to Bali for a cheaper price. Christmas is also a hard time to find cheap flights to Bali so book in advance for the best savings on your flight tickets.
There is a defined monsoon season between December and March when humidity rises and heavy showers are common. There are still plenty of sunny days with the showers coming in late afternoon onwards and moving through quickly. You'll find cheap flights to Bali during the monsoon season, meaning you can grab a bargain on your flight tickets whilst still enjoying warm weather. There are climatic differences with Bukit Peninsula receiving far less rain that the interior and mountain areas even during the monsoon.
When is the best time to book a flight to Bali?
Cheap flights to Bali are best obtained a few months in advance of the holiday.
Bali is incredibly popular with Australians and nearby countries, and during any festivals you'll find the price of flights to Bali a lot more expensive. Being flexible allows you to compare several times of the year to find the cheapest flights to Bali, but if you have set dates in mind, the earlier you can book your flights to Bali to better price you'll find.
There are several low cost airlines offering cheap flights to Bali including Air Asia, Jetstar, Tiger Airways and Sky West. There are loads more though, and all offer different benefits and allowances on baggage allowance, onboard meals and in-flight entertainment. Compare a few to decide who offers you the best value for money on your flight tickets.
How to get from Bali Airport to the city centre?
Ngurah Rai International Airport is between Tuban and Jimbaran, 30 minutes from Denpasar, the administrative and transport hub of the Island. Taxis are plentiful. There is a booth in the arrivals terminal where visitors can buy a fixed-fare ticket and be allocated a driver. If the booth is closed then travellers can organize their own taxi but be prepared to haggle and know the price before starting out. Some hotels do provide a shuttle directly to and from the airport so check with them beforehand as it will make your transition easier after your flights to Bali. There are also buses and minivans, although they are crowded they do offer a cheap alternative for budget travellers.
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