ATMs -- East Bali has few options for getting cash. While money changers are available in Candidasa, Padangbai, and Amed, ATMs are a rarity. Two ATMs are in Klungkung on the main street near the market; Padangbai has an ATM beside Hotel Madya, in front of the ferry terminal; Bangli has one ATM in the BRI bank on Jalan Kutai; your last chance is in Amlapura, outside the Hardy's supermarket. A couple of hotels may offer an ATM service with a surcharge. Always carry small change as most locals cannot change large denominations (a Rp100,000 note is the equivalent of over a week's wages).

Credit Cards -- Not many places in the east take credit cards so ensure you have enough cash before heading here. Most dive resorts are able to process credit cards but may change you 2.5% to 3% surcharge.

Food -- Most towns sell snacks and basics like pasta but you will not find much Western food on sale in the area.

Toiletries -- Shampoo and some sun cream is available in small shops. There are no tampons for sale north of Seminyak or east of Ubud.


Wine & Alcohol -- Beer is readily available in most warungs and shops in the area. However, wines and spirits can be in short supply. If you are traveling east, bring your own.

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