Cost of Alcohol and Drug Rehab In Bali
If you have been struggling with addiction and have come to the realisation you need help, you may have started to look at the cost of rehab centres in Australia and were met with a shock. However, if you widen your options to include overseas choices the cost can drop significantly. One such location where the cost of rehab is much lower is in Bali.
Upon first thought you probably don’t associate Bali with rehab however the warm welcome, relaxing atmosphere, and spiritual culture are all elements that add up to make Bali a great destination to think about when considering rehab.
In this article, we will guide you through the ins and outs of rehab in Bali including why Australians prefer to attend rehab in Bali, the cost and what’s included, as well as alternative payment options.
Why travel to Bali for rehab
Average cost of rehab in Bali
- Affordable inpatient rehab: $7000–$15,000 per month
- Luxury inpatient rehab: $15,000–$30,000 per month
- Ultra-luxury/private rehab: $60,000+ per month
What’s typically included in the price
- All-inclusive meals, and accommodation
- Return airport pick up and drop off service
- Therapy sessions (individual and/or group based)
- Yoga and meditation sessions
- Online aftercare support when you leave the rehab centre
What’s typically not included in the price
Things that are typically not included in the price of your chosen treatment program are:
- Airfares to and from Bali
- International phone call services
- Travel insurance
- Medical expenses
- Medications unrelated to your addition treatment
Typically, services such as detox and withdrawal services are provided at high end rehab clinics, which may be pricier overall than your average rehab centre. These are provided under the supervision of a specialised Indonesian medical team.
Paying for treatment: superannuation benefits
Although the cost of treatment at a rehab centre in Bali is significantly cheaper than what is available in Australia, it can still be costly especially if you are not financially prepared. If the cost of treatment is a burden, you may be able to alleviate some of financial stress by accessing the funds within your super.
To access your super, go online to the ATO website and apply for early access to medical treatment on compassionate grounds. You will need a letter from your doctor and also a letter from the rehab centre you plan to attend as supporting documents. Before you access your super make sure to assess the pros and cons of doing so, especially if you are closer to retirement age.
Travelling to Bali for rehab is a great option, offering an idyllic environment, traditional and alternative therapies that work alongside each other, and a good price point. Comparing the cost of rehab in Australia and the cost of rehab in Bali it’s clear that if you are able and willing to travel, price wise Bali is generally the best option.
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