It’s almost a habit now to visit Bali at least once a year since I first stepped foot on let’s say, one of my favourite places in Asia. There’s an unending list of reasons why Bali is so well-loved by many ; the roaring surfer waves, chi chi seafront beach clubs, famed babi kuling and nasi goreng, and breath-taking landscapes. The list goes on.
This time, I flew by Jetstar Asia and it was just a short 2hr 45min flight. I’m a frequent Jetstar flyer and I have to say it’s one of my favourite low-cost airlines simply because of its extensive flight route, good flight timings, reasonable leg space, clean and well-maintained planes and also the range of in-flight food menu it provides.
It was a late afternoon flight so I got myself some hot meals onboard for that empty stomach of mine (ok, maybe it’s just gluttony haha). I also got myself the emergency row seats which have more leg space. $30 for guaranteed comfort, why not? Oh, just a little tip for you if you’re planning to get the emergency row. Pick row 13 instead of 12 because the seats at row 12 can’t be reclined whereas 13 can!
Did you know that their hot meals onboard are made freshly daily? Say goodbye to stale airplane food!
I had the Black Pepper Chicken combo while Vera had the Penne Pasta combo and both exceeded my expectation. The chicken wasn’t tough and the black pepper sauce added fragrance to the dish. The penne pasta wasn’t stale nor soggy so we finished our food within minutes!
During our return flight, we decided to try Ayam Bakar and Shrimp pineapple fried rice but the former two were still my personal favourites! If you’re too stuffed for a full meal, you can always opt for snacks like chips, chocolates and sandwiches. I couldn’t stop munching on these Almond biscotti!!!
It didn’t take us long before we reached Bali. Nothing some food and conversations can’t do (:
And voila, our first stop was straight onto a boat to Nusa Penida!
Wearing TJM upcoming JUICESEA swimwear!
During the first leg of our trip, we stayed at Akana Sanur which is away from the hustle bustle of Kuta but near enough just to swing by for a meal. I really enjoyed my stay at Akana ; the rooms were spacious, clean and comfortable, service was excellent and breakfast was good!
Open air toilet concept!
Motel Mexicola Restaurant @ Seminyak
Rock Bar @ Ayana
Nalu’s Bowl @ Single Fin Club
Sunday Beach Club @ Uluwatu
Feeling Bali now?
Jetstar Asia is the perfect airline if you’re looking for a holiday without bursting your budget. Like I’ve mentioned earlier on, they have extensive flight routes, good timings, have very little or minor delays, decent leg space (which you can pay a small fee to upgrade if you’re particular about it) and freshly made hot meals onboard! Not to mention, they have many flight deals all the time!