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Indonesian Rupiah

Visiting somewhere in Indonesia? We have you covered.

If you're planning a trip to Indonesia, you'll want to make sure you have the right currency before you go. The official currency of Indonesia is the Indonesian rupiah, abbreviated as IDR. While some places may accept US dollars or other foreign currencies, it's generally best to have some IDR on hand.

At Ramsdens, we can help you change your money to the right currency before you go. Our currency exchange service offers competitive rates and we stock a wide range of currencies, including the Indonesian rupiah. You can order your currency online or in-store and pick it up at a time that's convenient for you. So, if you're heading to Indonesia, make sure you're prepared with the right currency, and let Ramsdens help you make the most of your trip.

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How far will my money go throughout Indonesia?

Indonesia is a vast and diverse country, and the cost of living can vary greatly depending on where you go. In general, though, Indonesia is a very affordable destination, and your money can go a long way here.

In popular tourist destinations like Bali or Jakarta, you can expect to pay more for accommodation and activities than you would in less-visited areas. However, even in these places, you can still find budget options that offer excellent value for money. If you're willing to eat like a local, take public transport, and stay in budget accommodations, you can easily travel around Indonesia on a shoestring budget.

Of course, if you have more money to spend, there are plenty of luxury options available too. Whether you're looking for a high-end beach resort or a private villa in the jungle, Indonesia has something to offer for every budget. And with the help of Ramsdens' currency exchange service, you can be sure you're getting the best value for your money. So, whether you're a budget traveller or a luxury seeker, Indonesia is a destination where your money can go a long way.

Denominations

The Indonesian rupiah (IDR) is the official currency of Indonesia, and it is subdivided into 100 sen. The denominations of the rupiah banknotes currently in circulation are 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000, and 100,000. The coins in circulation are 50, 100, 200, 500, and 1,000 rupiah.

Things to do in Indonesia 

Indonesia is a country with a diverse culture and stunning natural beauty. There are many things to do and see while travelling in Indonesia, from exploring ancient temples to relaxing on pristine beaches. One of the top attractions is Bali, known as the Island of the Gods, which is famous for its picturesque rice terraces, Hindu temples, and luxurious resorts. Visitors can also experience the local culture by attending traditional dance performances and trying authentic Indonesian cuisine. For those looking for adventure, Bali offers a wide range of outdoor activities such as hiking, surfing, and snorkeling.

Another must-see destination in Indonesia is Yogyakarta, a city located in central Java that is known for its rich history and art. Visitors can explore ancient temples such as Borobudur, a UNESCO World Heritage site that dates back to the 9th century, and Prambanan, a Hindu temple complex that is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. Yogyakarta also has a vibrant arts scene, with many galleries showcasing contemporary and traditional Javanese art. The city is also famous for its batik, a technique of wax-resist dyeing that produces intricate patterns on fabric.

For nature lovers, Indonesia offers a range of landscapes, from tropical rainforests to active volcanoes. One of the most popular destinations is Komodo National Park, located in the eastern part of Indonesia. The park is home to the famous Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, as well as pristine coral reefs and stunning beaches. Visitors can go snorkeling or diving to see the diverse marine life or take a boat tour to explore the islands. Other outdoor activities in Indonesia include hiking to the top of Mount Bromo, an active volcano on the island of Java, and exploring the Tegalalang Rice Terrace in Bali.

When travelling to Indonesia, it's important to have the local currency, Indonesian rupiah, for convenience and to avoid unnecessary exchange fees. Ramsdens Currency offers competitive exchange rates and a range of services such as home delivery and in-store pickup. With over 150 stores across the UK, Ramsdens Currency makes it easy to obtain the currency you need for your Indonesian adventure.

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