So you decided to go to Bali for your next holiday and also decided to rent a car by self driven, no need driver. That is good choice. By renting a car in Bali self drive you will have more great experiences about the island. You can move easily between one place to another, between one area to another. When you make a booking for car rental in Bali, there are two option you can receive your car; in your hotel, or directly at Bali Denpasar Airport on your arrival.
When you decided to be be picked up at Bali airport on your arrival instead of in your hotel, please be noted the car rental company here does not give you a full tank of gasoline. But give it as necessary, usually one third or one fourth. This is the standard in Bali. Read here for further petrol price information in Bali.
So after you just go out from the airport, please be informed that it is better for you to buy the petrol directly at the nearest gas station from airport. Fill it up in full tank so you be will ready for your trip!
WHERE TO FIND BALI AIRPORT NEAREST PETROL STATION
The gas station in Bali is called Pertamina. And the closest one from the airport be found just 1kilometer (0.7 mile). So after you pay a parking ticket in airport, just slowly drives and looks at the left side of the road. One kilometer after the airport you will see gas station there.
If you are using a GPS navigator, it will shows you on its screen an icon of gas station, usually altogether with Pertamina logo, dominated with red color on it.
When you’ve get there, we advise you to buy the petrol in full tank. Ask the officer to give you Premium (the cheapest type of fuel). If they are run of a stock, ask them to fill the car up with Pertalite (one class-higher fuel type).
The important thing why you have to buy the fuel in full tank; if your trip is far away.
For example you heading out directly to the North side of Bali just after landing at airport. The trip will need about 4 hours drives. Filled up the fuel in full tank in advance will guarantee you will reach the destination without buy another petrol in the middle of the trip.
Furthermore if your trip begin at the night. If you can, no need to stop. Just drive directly to your destination (your hotel for check in).
So buy the petrol first at the nearest gas station from Bali airport, and feels free to enjoy the land trip in Bali!
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