Bali is a province of Indonesia. The province covers a few small neighboring islands as well as the isle of Bali. The main island is located in the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. It is one of the country's 34 provinces with the provincial capital at Denpasar towards the south of the island.
Bali has a tropical climate with year around temperature averaging 31 degrees Celsius. There is high humidity during the wet season between December and Apri. Throughout the wet season heat remains at its peak with average tempature exceeding 33 degrees celcious.
Dry season is between June – September when tempature averages 30 degrees celcious and humidity lies at 65%.
Bali is a great destination to visit and can have a wonderful time throughout the year.
Balinese and Indonesian are the most widely spoken languages in Bali, and the vast majority of Balinese people are bilingual or trilingual.
English is used as well especially in business circles and in certain quarters, Chinese is spoken.
The Rupiah (IDR) is the currency used in Surabaya. You can exchange currencies at most major banks at respective exchange rates. Working hours for banks are Mondays to Fridays from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Banks are closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays although some that are at shopping centres offer weekend banking. You can also exchange your currency at money changers located in most major shopping malls.
Major credit cards are accepted and Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are conveniently located throughout the city with a majority allowing cash withdrawals from Visa or MasterCard credit cards.
Bali time zone is on CIT (Central Indonesian Time) UTC + 8