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P & O cruise to Benoa

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P & O cruise to Benoa

My family is cruising to Benoa in June with a full-day (7am-6pm) stopover. Can anyone recommend a reliable and reasonably priced insured driver picking us up at cruise ship terminal for a guided tour that includes Uluwatu, Ubud and maybe Kuta (if time permits). Interested in seeing a temple, tasting traditional food and a bit of shopping.

Thank you

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1. Re: P & O cruise to Benoa

I'd be wary of including Kuta in the mix simply because if you get caught in a traffic snarl on the way back to the boat it could cause real problems. Also, even though the itinerary may say you have 'from 7am' you might find that it may not pan out quite like that in reality by the time you disembark and get away from the harbour area to where the drivers wait. My advice would be to err very much on the side of caution when it comes to timing and making your plans.

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2. Re: P & O cruise to Benoa

$70 for full day tour

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3. Re: P & O cruise to Benoa

Not all day excursions with the cruise ships commence right when they say it does as everyone is lined up waiting to get processed to get off the ship so allow for this. Your plans also involve going in different directions so this may not work for you as you need to consider that even though things look close together in terms of distance on a map traffic in Bali is slow and everything takes longer than you think. Not to mention in the later afternoon traffic jams are not uncommon around Kuta and surrounds. Rather than do Kuta you would be best to stop at Sanur after your time in / around Ubud.

I would suggest you contact one of our recommended drivers in advance and have them booked ready to meet you as soon as you disembark the ship.

We have numerous posts with current recommendations. These drivers will help recommend an itinerary that will suit your time schedule. I would suggest you contact Dean and his team of drivers. They pick up from the cruise port on a regular basis for day tours. http://baliwithdean.blogspot.com.au

Dean is also on Facebook

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