Indonesia international travel guide

Indonesia

Indonesia is part of Asia with main city at Jakarta. It's usually 🌤️ 25.87 °C in Indonesia with a rainfall of 🌧 250.19 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Indonesia. Internet speed in Indonesia is on average 3.9 Mbps. In Indonesia you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 259M people. The main currency is Rupiah. The languages spoken are Indonesian. Automatic teller machines are common in Indonesia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~25.87 °C   🌧 ~250.19 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 259M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution

From 5 February, Indonesian authorities will temporarily deny entry and transit to foreign nationals who have been in mainland China during the last 14 days due to the coronavirus outbreak. Indonesia will also stop direct flights to and from mainland China from that date until further notice. Check arrangements with your airline or transport provider and follow the advice of local authorities. We haven't changed our advice level: Exercise a high degree of caution in Indonesia, including Bali. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: February 3, 2020

General

🔌 Sockets

Indonesia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Indonesian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Indonesia uses the Indonesian rupiah (symbol: Rp), code IDR.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 rupiahs. Rupiah is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200 and 100 rupiahs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Indonesia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Indonesia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Indonesia is on average 3.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Indonesia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 65,999.24 IDR, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 7 telecoms: 3 (Tri), Bolt, IM3 Ooredoo, Net1, Smartfren, Telkomsel or XL Axiata. Indonesia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Indonesia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Indonesia, dial +, then 62 (the country code for Indonesia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Indonesia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 61 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Indonesia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 40-50 km/h (24-31 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on undivided highways.

Last updated: February 12, 2020