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Ngurah Rai International Airport

Bali Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) is about 13 km from the centre of Denpasar. Facilities include shops, bars and restaurants, currency exchange offices, post office, internet access, tourist information office, tour agencies, car hire companies, duty-free shops and VIP lounges. Public buses service are provided by Trans-Sarbagita and Damri. A better option to get to your hotel from the airport is by taxi. You can also get a taxi for a fixed price at the taxi service centre before entering the duty-free shops. Many resort hotels often offer complimentary minivan or limousine transfers. Other taxis, deluxe taxis and bemos (mini-vans) are also available and you find them outside the terminal on the right hand side. Traffic congestion is common on the way to Ubud and Kuta.
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Blue and yellow city taxis can be hailed on the street, at numerous taxi ranks, or called from your hotel or restaurant. They are cheap by international standards and are much more convenient than bemos. However, be prepared to haggle over fares as taxi meters have failed to keep pace with inflation. Many drivers speak a little English. There are five taxi types: Bali Taxi/Blue Bird Group (Light blue taxi), Panwirthi Taxi (Green), Praja Taxi (Orange), Ngurah Rai Taxi (White), and Airport Taxi (Black). The Bluebird Taxis has gain a good reputation in the recent years. For the white taxi, you need to get a quotation before the ride.
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