Kuta is the centre of Perama operations, Jl Legian 39, T0361 751551, in southern Bali and can arrange onwards transport to most Balinese destinations and beyond on their tourist shuttle buses. Prices include 5 daily connections to Sanur (US$2.50), 4 to Ubud (US$5), 1 to Lovina (US$12.50) and 3 to both Candidasa and Padangbai (US$6). They also go daily (1000) to the Gili Islands for US$30.
Bank Danamon, Jl Legian. Money changers on Jl Legian. Very few, if any, are licensed, and most are masters of sleight of hand and deception: take a calculator with you and count your money very carefully.
Embassies and consulates
Netherlands, Jl Raya Kuta 127, T0361 751517, dutch firstname.lastname@example.org. Switzerland and Austria, Kompleks Istana Kuta Galleria, Blok Valet 2 No. 12, Jl Patih Jelantik, T0361 751735, email@example.com.
Turbo Internet on Gang Benesari and Top Sista on Gang Ronta offer fast connection.
Clinic: Legian Clinic, Gang Benasari, T0361 758503. International SOS Bali, Jl Ngurah Rai By Pass, T0361 710505, firstname.lastname@example.org.