The Indonesian currency is the Rupiah (IDR). Foreign currency can easily be exchanged at banks, hotels and money changers in major tourist destinations; the US dollar is the most accepted currency. Ensure that foreign bills are in good condition, as creased and torn notes may be refused. The best exchange rates in Indonesia are generally found in major centres like Jakarta and Bali. Visa and Mastercard are accepted at more expensive hotels and restaurants, however smaller businesses may not have card facilities (especially in more remote areas). ATMs are available in main centres. Small change is often unavailable so keep small denomination notes and coins for items like bus fares, temple donations and soft drinks.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Indonesia||IDR 100||IDR 1,000||IDR 10,000||IDR 100,000||IDR 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.01||AUD 0.10||AUD 0.99||AUD 9.91||AUD 99.14|
|Canada||CAD 0.01||CAD 0.10||CAD 1.02||CAD 10.20||CAD 102.00|
|Ireland||EUR 0.01||EUR 0.07||EUR 0.69||EUR 6.88||EUR 68.82|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.01||NZD 0.10||NZD 1.04||NZD 10.39||NZD 103.90|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.10||ZAR 1.03||ZAR 10.26||ZAR 102.64||ZAR 1,026.38|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.01||GBP 0.06||GBP 0.61||GBP 6.13||GBP 61.25|
|United States of America||USD 0.01||USD 0.08||USD 0.76||USD 7.61||USD 76.10|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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