Bali Implements $10 Tourism Tax, Increasing Expenses for Visitors

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: February 15, 2024 04:48 PM2024-02-15T16:48:32+5:302024-02-15T16:48:32+5:30


Bali in Indonesia is one of the famous destination. That is why millions of people visit Bali every year. But now there is a shocking news for tourists going to Bali. Because now tourists may have to pay tourism tax (tourist tax) to go to Bali.

Bali is considered as the best budget destination. Most of Bali's economy comes from tourism. In such a situation, if the government in Bali starts collecting tourism tax, the cost in the pocket of the tourists will increase.

From 2024, the Indonesian resort destination of Bali will introduce a $10 tourist tax to raise funds and preserve its culture.

According to Governor Iwayan Koster, foreign tourists visiting Bali will have to pay a one-time online tourism tax. This tax will be imposed only on foreign tourists, while local tourists will be exempted from it.

More than 2 million tourists visited Bali last year. Meanwhile, a zero-tolerance policy will be followed in Bali against rule breakers. The new tax will not deter tourists from coming to our country.

The money raised through the tax will be used to improve the environment, preserve the island's culture and improve infrastructure. This will ensure a more comfortable and safe travel experience for people visiting Bali.

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