How to get your Indonesian Rupiah

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Where can I use Indonesian Rupiah?

Indonesia is the world’s largest island country, home to over 17,000 islands. You’ll find a rich variety of cultures and landscapes here, from the beautiful beaches of Bali and the Gili Islands to the volcanic landscapes of Sumatra and the bustling streets of Jakarta.

How much spending money will I need for Indonesia?

Prices will vary depending on where you are in Indonesia, and places like Bali and Jakarta will inevitably be more expensive than the less touristy islands. In general, though, Indonesia offers excellent value for money. Here’s how much you can expect to pay for things in Bali:

  • Three-course meal for 2 at a mid-range restaurant: 165,000 Rp (£9.56)
  • Coffee: 28,000 Rp (£1.62)
  • Domestic beer bottle 28,000 Rp (£1.62)
  • Bottle of water: 4,250 Rp (£0.25)
  • One-way ticket on local transport: 3,250 Rp (£0.19)
  • Taxi/km: 3,600 Rp (£0.21)

What denominations does the Indonesian Rupiah come in?

The Indonesian Rupiah comes in the following denominations:


2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 Rp


100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Rp

Leftover Indonesian Rupiah?

No problem. We’ll buy back leftover Indonesian Rupiahs at excellent exchange rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

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