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Money exchange, cooking lessons

Vancouver, Canada
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Money exchange, cooking lessons


We are heading to Bali - Sanur, Ubud, Gili T beginning of Sept.

Where do we exchange money? Obviously want some locations that are reputable and fair w exchange. Does it matter where you use a card vs cash?

I want to do some cooking classes. Any that are authenticate and typical Indo style kitchen?

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1. Re: Money exchange, cooking lessons

Best exchange rate will be in Sanur.

Therefore, change most of your money in Sanur if you are going there first.

Use a reputable money changer.

In Sanur I use central kuta inside Circle K shop, which is opposite Hardys Supermarket in central Sanur.

Cash is king in Bali.

I only ever carry a card as back up but thankfully have never used it so I can't comment!

Edited: 02 August 2018, 20:36
Munich, Germany
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2. Re: Money exchange, cooking lessons

Is that really your itinerary order. It is not a good idea to leave a sea journey on the day of your flight home. Boats do get cancelled. They have recently been cancelled for a number of days.

Where exactly are you staying in Ubud and Sanur if you want to know nearest reputable place.

www.balibestrate.com have a number of branches in Sanur and Ubud.

Change enough before you go to the Gilis.

Sanur Bali
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3. Re: Money exchange, cooking lessons

Please use an authorised money changer when here. They are easy to recognise. They exchange money. They do not all also sell dresses,

Bamboo Shoots Cooking School in Sanur is very popular.

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4. Re: Money exchange, cooking lessons

Hi Dutchlady, itinerary should be Ubud, Gili, Sanur. Agree with #1 re money changer; always use and never a problem. I recommend Casa Luna Cooking School in Ubud; there is a website. Depending on your accommodation location in Ubud there are two that we use and never a problem but we stay Ubud central.

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5. Re: Money exchange, cooking lessons

Bit of self promoting there I see, Cempaka.

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