Tourist’s dinner mistake costs him more than his entire holiday to Bali
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Bali is a coveted holiday spot for many around the world, but it often comes with a hefty price tag.
But for one tourist, a dinner blunder ended costing him a whole lot more when he visited the country.
Bogans is Australian and New Zealand slang for an uncultured person, in case you didn't know.
The anonymous man, who was visiting Indonesia for his birthday, was enjoying a meal with his friends when he decided to order a bottle of wine.
At first, he thought the bottle - which was a Domaine Leflaive Chevalier-Montrachet - had a price tag of $170 AUD.
In Indonesian Rupiah, the price would have been 1.7 million, which means the holidaymaker would have added approximately £95 to his bill.
However, there were some warning signs that something may be amiss.
The man said: "The waiter paused and said, ‘are you sure sir?’
"I scoffed at him and said ‘yup no worries’. (like how dare he think I’m not good for a $170 bottle of wine) anyway the wine was consumed along with a delicious dinner and at one point the chef came out to introduce himself.
"I did think at the time it was strange but I just assumed it’s a nice restaurant and didn’t think about it again."
After paying the bill at the end of the night, the man then woke up the next day to discover that he'd spent over $2,000.
In a panic, he checked his receipt from the restaurant and realised his error.
The bottle had actually cost him approximately $1,700 AUD (£925).
The unlucky tourist added: "That meal actually cost more than the entire holiday."
However, this isn't the first time that a tourist has been caught out when buying food and drink abroad.
One British mother and her 19-year-old daughter were allegedly charged an eye watering 520 euros (£442) after buying two drinks and some crab legs in a Greek restaurant.
The mum reportedly told her travel agent: "We spent a beautiful day at the beach but please, warn your future customers that the restaurant-bar we visited, charged us €600 (£510.53) for two cocktails and a portion of crab legs.
"While we knew that the bill would not exceed €200 (£170.18), suddenly they asked us to pay €600 (£510.53)!"