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1. Posted by alibom (Budding Member 24 posts) 11y

yo everyone again

i am now i nthe middle of deciding between Bali and Thailand

I would appreciate input about both places, eg. the beaches, scenery, things to do, cheap accomodation such as hostels, shopping, and nightlife particularly for those still udner 18

thanks a lot

2. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

Thailand wins on all counts.

Better nightlife, better beaches, better shopping. Lots to see and do in both places, but Thailand definitely has more going for it. Don't think there is too much difference price wise for accommodation, food and beer between the 2 places.

3. Posted by Travel100 (Travel Guru 1556 posts) 11y

I agree with Dave, I'd go for Thailand.

4. Posted by klangeluk (Full Member 146 posts) 11y

definitely thailand

5. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 11y

bali is much more expensive - a lot of resorts and package tourists. One hour of thai massage therapy goes there for $20 - in thailand for $4. No much nightlife.

6. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 11y

Bali is great for getting drunk & ripped off ... Hardcore in-your-face street vendors & hassle

7. Posted by newguy (Full Member 197 posts) 11y

You are comparing a relatively small Indonesia island with a country like Thailand. Not knowing how long your trip is, i'll go with the majority and say Thailand. There's only so much to do on an island for a restless youth(assuming u are ;)) and with Thailand, it's more likely for u to find stuff to play for your age group and/or people with similar interests.

8. Posted by SpaceCadet (Full Member 70 posts) 11y

Haha.. totally agree with Jared. Comparing that way is doing Bali injustice. Thailand may have everything that you mentioned given enough time to see everything, but for a tiny island like Bali, it offers almost everything that you want. It's a dynamite (No pun intended)

9. Posted by chorpet (Inactive 110 posts) 11y

Surely, i suggest my country.. ''' THAILAND '''

if you expect to get things cheap and promotion, please come before OCT. From Nov onward, it's high season and everything will be more expensive.

Suggest Krabi..coz you are youngster and guess you like excitment..Rock climbing may be interesting. Sea Canoe , snorkeling , trekking , elephant riding and much more