UBER Bali: What Is The Best Ride Sharing App?
I´m Denis and I’m here to write about UBER in Bali. UBER is, of course, one of the most popular ride sharing services in the Western World. As such, you may be wondering about using UBER in Bali for taking a ride or even using Bali UBER for your sightseeing? When should you use a taxi UBER in Bali to get around? And most important: Is UBER banned in Bali and if so, are there any alternatives?
For the question of whether you can use UBER in Indonesia Bali, the answer is… sort of. UBER used to operate in Bali although there was a lot of opposition from the local taxi industry. The app was launched in Bali in 2015 but due to controversy was temporarily banned in 2016 along with other ride sharing apps. Today, you will find ride sharing apps such as: Grab, GoJek and MAXIM operating in Bali, although you will not see any UBER cars anymore. This is because Grab, which is a hugely popular ride sharing service throughout southeast Asia, bought UBER Bali and all its related services in 2018.
So, what are the best alternatives to UBER Bali? There are many popular ride sharing apps in Bali, while GoJek offers similar services with motorcycles , while with MAXIM, you are able to order a taxi and other transportation. There is also the Blue Bird Taxi Service and other local taxis services available. Keep in mind that ride sharing services and taxis are best used when you need a quick and easy ride to your destination. If renting a car in Bali for your island sightseeing is an option, read my Rent-A-Car guide. For exploring Bali and experiencing all it has to offer, a private local driver is always a better choice.
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