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Coral view

Hi all just booked coral view 13/5/12 --15/5/12 for a side trip from tuban looking for driver for a day any ideas ( I'm using my iPhone for web browsing so no list at top of page for recommended drivers ) oh 4 maybe 5 people

Cheers beej

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1. Re: Coral view

I have copied and pasted the top right hand of the page list for you ...

This is a list of drivers who have been repeatedly recommended by TA members for their service, reliability and honesty. This list is a guide only, based on our personal experiences. We hope that you will have as wonderful experience with them, as we did.


ARIAWAN Recommended by Goldie1969

comfortable and safe way to see Bali! Speaks good English, friendly , flexible and honest . Based in Ubud but services entire island.

visit his site: http://bali-driver.blogspot.com Email: ubuddriver@gmail.com

phone number: +62 813 3861 6183


ARNAWA ( "BaliFriend" ) Recommended by IMGrateful and Truus

Licensed Balinese Tour Guide Your safety, comfort, and personal requests are his top priorities . Liability Insurance. Vehicles are Registered for Carrying Tourists: 2008 Suzuki APV Toyota Kijang . Customized tours for: Scenery, Photography, Painting, Hiking & Balinese Culture, Holiday Photography: Family, Honeymoon, Anniversary, Pre-Wedding, Wedding. You can have Putu Arnawa take Professional Photos of You during your tour with him

Mobile: 62-81-2360-8079 Phone: 62-361-97659

Reservations / Inquiry: putu@balifriend net Website: www.BaliFriend.net


DEAN - Highly Recommended by TA Members

"Drivers with Distinction"

Email: bali-dean@dps.centrin.net.id

http://balidean.blogspot.com/ http://www.baliwithdean.blogspot.com/

http://www.balisbestdriver.com/ http://www.baliwithdean.blogspot.com/ http://balidean.multiply.com/

Speaks good English.Based in Ubud, Dean is extremely popular and very good. MUST book in advance. Dean now works with a team of Drivers (Drivers with Distinction) - all of whom are reliable, responsible and all have had good reviews.


DEWA MARCO Highly recommended by TA Members

Email: dewamarco@hotmail.com http://www.dewamarco-tour.blogspot.com/

mobile: +62 8123918718 http://www.discoverbalitour.com/

Exceptional driver. Good humoured, punctual, very flexible and nothing is too much trouble. Has sound command of the English language , as well as experience in driving multinational tourists. Places all visitors at ease. Has excellent driving skills and years of experience in driving tourists in Bali.Has comfortable vehicle and is available for short journeys, day trips and overnight stays of 1 or more nights, all at very reasonable rates.Well respected and comes highly recommended for having invaluable experience and knowledge of every aspect of Bali . Promptly responds to emails, telephone calls and SMS messages.


DEWA SURYAWAN Recommended by multiple TA members

cheerful and helpful driver, His driving is safe. He is fully licenced and has a tour guide qualification. Speaks fluent English, and some Japanese. Highly recommended.

Car: 2007 Suzuki APV Van (burgundy) Email: dewa@balicarservice.com

Website : http://balicarservice.com/


DICKY (KT NURITA) Recommended by Snookytraveltips

Based in Nusa Dua. IDA Shop, Pratama St, Nusa Dua.

Phone 0361774931 or 08123917601


EDDY KUS Based in Ubud and servicing the island. ***HIGHLY RECOMMENDED BY FORUM MEMBERS

Email: findkus_usa@yahoo.com Email ID: 'Made Adi'

Eddy is an honest and knowledgeable guide and a good driver of his late-model (8+driver) Toyota Innova (double air-con, DVD, baby carseat and icebox). Predominantly excellent reviews over several years on the TA forum as Eddy or Edy Kus.

Tel (from overseas): +62 813 386 00406 (mobile) or home +62 361 953527

Tel(in Bali): 0813 386 00406 or home 361 953527 ,

Eddy Kus, Bali Explore on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bali.explore#!/pages/Eddy-Kus-Bali-Explore/151816314887466, and Facebook Eddy Kus (Made Kusnaedy)


HERRY Highly recommended by TA Members

Based in Denpasar and speaks good English.Very knowledgeable and watches out for you. Also very accomodating to your requests (e.g. what you like to do, where you want to go) with good recommendations. Drives a Toyota Kijang which is very comfortable and has excellent air-conditioning.

E-Mail : wayan_herry@yahoo.com

Mobile : +6281 933 030 185/ from over seas : 081 933 030 185 / local


KOMANG BAJING - Recommended by kabirgirl

Licensed and Insured for Tourism Very experienced, safe and caring driver. Baby seat available Brand new, Air conditoned vehicle carries up to 6 guests.

Comprehensive knowledge of the geography and culture of Bali.

Excellent English and great sense of humour. Tour planning. Product sourcing.

Email komangbajing@yahoo.com

Tel/sms [from overseas] +628124667752 [within Indonesia] 08124667752 .


KOMPRA (MADE SUJANA) - Recommended by DE Frangipanigirl

- Based in Sanur . Experienced driver, speaks fluent English,drives a 4WD, based at the Gazebo Beach Hotel, Sanur. Happy to do airport transfers, short local trips and day tours.

Mobile: +62 (0) 81 2391 9227 email gazebosanur@windowslive.com


LEO – Recommended by Shubbaz and DE Whinnie

Putu Artanaya(LEO) – Based in Lovina, Leo is a bright enthusiastic young man. A very good, safe driver and good company as well. Please ring +6281805395889

email address: putu_artanaya@hotmail.com As internet can be unreliable in Lovina, Leo can, if really necessary be contacted through Villa Agung in Lovina http://www.agungvilla.com/ and they will get a message to him. But please only use this contact as a last resort.


MADE LINGGIH – Recommended by DE Whinnie and davroNuneaton

Based in Tuban and Sanur, Made is a friendly, gentle and patient man. Very safe driver with good English.

Phone: 081 338 497 612. Email: imadelinggih@yahoo.com


MADE PANCA – Recommended by Soo-Darwin and numerous TA members

Based in Candi Dasa. A much loved and respected driver. Happy family man.

email: kadekely@hotmail.com

telephone: +62 363 41 222

mobile: +62 081 2391 6146


MADE SUKARMA Recommended by numerous TA members

Licensed and Insured for Tourism.Extremely experienced, safe and caring driver. Baby seat available Brand new Toyota, Air conditoned vehicle carries up to 7 guests. Also has a 2nd vehicle available which also seat 7 guests and has access to larger vehicle on request.

Excellent English, punctual and great sense of humour. Tour planning. Product sourcing. Can arrange bookings for other activities in Bali and offers a discount on the rates of these activities.

Day trips and overnight stays of 1 or more nights, all at very reasonable rates.

Made Sukarma





MADE WIJAYA Recommended by multiple TA members #

Email: wijaya7@gmail.com Email: wijaya772001@yahoo.com.au


Experienced Bali Driver, Speaks fluent english, modern vehicle, great knowledge of Bali Tourist Areas. Very safe driver, always on time, very pleasant person. Can take you around the island. Promptly responds to e-mails. Very reliable.


NORMAN Highly Recommended by TA Members # #

Speaks very good English. He knows the Island extremely well. Will help you to plan your itinary and recommend places of interest which would not be found in guide books of Bali, He will not take you to any place that you do not request. Norman is a excellent driver, very honest and trustworthy, has a great sense of humour, punctual , also very knowledgeable about the History and Culture of his country. always ready to please.You will have a fun time with him. e-mail : baliwithnorman1974@yahoo.com

Mobile : +62 8123 944 265 www.normanbali.blogspot.com


NYOMAN ADNYANA (Legian based) - Recommended by Frangipanigirl and DNMelbourne

DNMelbourne attests "Nyoman is an exceptional driver and fully licenced tour consultant. He is a fluent English and German speaker and his knowledge of the whole of Bali is simply outstanding.

He can be contacted by mobile phone ( +6281 855 3696 ) or email (adnyana_nyoman@yahoo.com). You might like to check out some of his tour packages on the internet (http://www.adnyanabalitours.blogspot.com/).

His aptitude, kindness and generosity are exemplary and you simply could not wish to have a better person looking after your transport needs in Bali. As his business card states, he is indeed "Honest, safe and trustworthy"".


NYOMAN ADNYANA (Kuta based)- Recommended by Stoffa

Fully qualified tour and travel consultant for Bali. Fluent in the English language and some Japanese. Nyoman drives an airconditioned 2007 Toyota Avanza "people mover", which is suitable for family groups and also a 2008 Suzuki Arena SGX for larger groups.


Tel (from overseas) +62 81 23618136 Tel (in Bali) 081 23618136

Email: nadnyana@yahoo.com Web: http://baliasyouplease.weebly.com/



Mobile: 081 239 97709

Add: Br Jaya Kertha Ketewei, Gianyar, Bali

Landline: (0361) 296 480

My father-in-law and his partner were VERY impressed with Norman (which I think says a lot because my FIL's partner is VERY FUSSY and was dreading this trip to Asia (which was really stressful for me!) Thankfully they liked their trip and said that Norman was very attentive to them. My husband was also quite impressed. Of course, he has only hired him once though.


NYOMAN RUSMA Recommended by Rob1 and Ausylover

of Meta Sari Transport . Based in Ubud .

Tel (from overseas): +62 81 2361 0391 , fax +62-361-975073)

Tel (in Bali): 081 2361 0391


NYOMAN TAJUS Recommended by kabirgirl

Safe & careful driver. Very comfortable car. New style Kijang with good airconditioning.

8 years experience. Excellent English. Tension free, Top Deals, Terrific Tours.

Email; tajusamed2003@yahoo.com.

Telephone/sms +6281338547490 or +628283722601


PUTU NASTRA - Recommended by DE Jade Du

Touring Licence obtained in 1999.

Email: putunastra@yahoo.com

Mobile (from overseas): +62 81 6470 8497 .

Mobile (local network) : 081 6470 8497


Fluent in English, Spanish, Japanese and Italian

He has also driven small groups to Yogyarkarta/Borobudur/Java from Bali.

As Putu Nastra has a touring licence, he is a driver and a tour guide at the same time. He doesn't smoke and he doesn't have a baby seat.


PUTU SUDIANA Recommended by gxp

Putu speaks excellent English and is a pleasure to deal with . He will work with you to develop an itinerary and drive you to the sites that interest you His car is fully air conditioned and roomy. Putu can make your trip to Bali a very pleasant experience!

He is a wealth of information about Bali and all the interesting sites that you visit. Your trips will be customized to suit your interests. He knows the cities and all the back roads on the island. He comes highly recommended on the forums.




ROMEO - (Made Budiarta) ex Kind Villa Bintan Recommended by Travelbug123

Please visit my website to see the full range of services that I can offer you. You can also contact me from my website with any questions that you have. I am always happy to reply.

Phone: +62 81 835 7768 Website: www.romeotoursbali.com


SALIT ARSA Recommended by DE Ursie

Based in Amed.

Drives a Mitsubishi mini-bus with air con. Seats 5 passengers comfortably.

Reasonable rates, safe, reliable & punctual.

Speaks english & has a good sense of humour.

Short journeys, daytrips, transfers from one hotel to another with stops enroute if you wish.

He will happily accompany you to places of interest or wait in his car, the choice is yours.

Phone: 081337151975 (local) +6281337151975 (overseas)

Email: amed-salit@hotmail.com


(SANNY) SANTIKA Recommended by Linda52

Email 1 : sannybalitours@live.com http://www.sannybalitours.com/

Email 2 : info@sannybalitours.com

Mobile Phone : 081 23 846 913 Outside the Country : +62 8123 846 913

Facebook : Sanny Santika Mandala


SILA Highly recommended by TA members

Based between Ubud and Denpassar Fluent in English and hires for the entire day (no hour limit). Comfortable, double air conditioned vehicle. Careful Driver, Honest, trustworthy and helpful. Cold mineral water, sarongs, parking fees & baby seat provided. Must book in advance!!!

Email: yomansila@dps.centrin.net.idb http://funwithsila.blogspot.com/ http://www.geocities.com/baliwithsila

baliwithsila@yahoo.com cell : +6281 239 161 02


TOYA WAYAN Recommended by DE Whinnie and DE Happynoodleboy_uk

Toya Wayan is a quiet, safe driver who we have always found punctual and trustworthy. He doesn't say much but if asked proves to be very knowlegdable. He is especially knowlegdable about Hinduism. He is based in Ubud but will travel all over the island. He is a great assett if you want someone who can answer your questions but will not intrude on your holiday by pushing himself forward. Tell him Trudy and Gary recommended him.

His phone number is +62 81 2395 0487 . Email: toyabalitour@yahoo.com


WAYAN “BUDI” BUDIARTA Recommended by Linda52

Roundabout Tours



WAYAN KODANG Recommended by rarefossil.

ph 081 337 569 165; email wayanwidhiana@yahoo.com

web site at www.balidriverwayan.webs.com


WAYAN LIA Highly Recommended by TA Members (LICENCED GUIDE)

Speaks very good English.knows the Island extremely well, very knowledgeable about the History and culture of his country. Will help to plan your itinary taking you to tourist destinations or to places not found in any guide book. Excellent and careful driver,very trustworthy,great sense of humour, punctual, nothing too much trouble.Will not take you to anywhere not requested(merchants,restaurants etc). As a Licenced Guide he is able to take you to Besakih Temple and other Temples without paying extra money for a Local Guide.

PHONE: +628155 8008 212 wayan-lia@dps.centrin.net.id



WAYAN MERTA Highly recommended by TA Members

Very experienced, good English, fun guy who loves music. Wayan is a great guy, but if you book him please ensure that he knows you want only him to drive you, and that you don’t want him to send anyone else instead.

Phone: 0811 38 6761

Email: wayan@bali-paradise.com

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2. Re: Coral view

I am also staying at Coral View in July and booked driver directly with them by email we have group of 7 and have minibus for USD 60 for transfer from kuta with a few sightseeing stops on the way.

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3. Re: Coral view

The drivers are: Nyoman Tajus, Komang Tajus & Salit Arsa

Edited: 03 May 2012, 17:14
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4. Re: Coral view

Another error! Should read there are 3 drivers on the list that are based in Amed

Edited: 03 May 2012, 17:18
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5. Re: Coral view

I'm on my phone & it won't let me edit. Should read Komang Bajing

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