Australian tourist on Bali trip has ‘mini stress attack’ more than cafe bill: ‘Very high priced mistake’

A vacationer was charged practically $2,000 for a bottle of wine when on getaway in Bali, Indonesia. 

Geoff Murphy, an Australian traveler, recounted his tale in a Fb team termed “Bali Bogans.” 

“I needed to share a vintage ignorant tourist tale and my miscalculations when it arrived to the exchange charge,” he wrote, outlining that it was his 3rd excursion to Bali.

The tourist was celebrating his partner’s birthday and decided to guide an upscale restaurant termed Fireplace at W.

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Geoff decided his partner’s birthday with a bottle of what he assumed was $170 wine. (Geoff Murphy / Fox News)

“We typically will not drink wine when in Bali due to the value and ordinary wine on present but this time I made the decision I would splash out on a bottle of wine specified the celebration,” Murphy discussed. “Seeking as a result of the wine checklist I decided on a respectable bottle of white wine which was $RP1700++.”

“The waiter paused and mentioned, are you certain sir? I scoffed at him and reported yup no anxieties (like how dare he think I am not great for a $170 bottle of wine),” the put up browse.

Murphy stated that the chef later launched himself, which he believed was uncommon.

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Geoff Murphy, an Australian traveler, accidentally invested a fortune on a bottle of costly wine in Bali with out realizing it. (iStock / iStock)

“The chef arrived out to introduce himself, which I did assume at the time was bizarre but I just assumed it’s a great restaurant and did not feel about it once again,” Murphy explained. He did not know his error right up until the up coming early morning.

“I logged into web banking and seen a demand for $2050 from (the restaurant)!” the traveler stated. “My coronary heart dropped into my abdomen and I experienced a mini stress assault.”

 “My coronary heart dropped into my abdomen and I experienced a mini stress assault.”

– Geoff Murphy

Just after retrieving his receipt, he recognized the wine price tag almost $1,700. Murphy reported that the wine was much more high priced than all of his holiday expenditures blended.

“I’m glad it’s entertaining for other individuals, at the time it was a very high priced oversight,” Murphy informed Fox News Digital. 

Fox News Digital achieved out to Fire at W for remark but has not heard again.

Tourists on Bali beach

A tourist retains a bottle of beer at Kuta Beach front on April 16, 2015 in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia (Agung Parameswara/Getty Photographs / Getty Pictures)


Bali is a well-liked trip place for Australians and other people from throughout the globe. Bali welcomed in excess of 6 million travelers in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted vacation globally.

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