Indonesia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Indonesia

Indonesia summary

Indonesia is a big country with around 259M Indonesian. Official language is Indonesian. Indonesia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is from UTC+07:00 to UTC+09:00. Currency used in Indonesia is Rupiah (IDR).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 17
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 144

ATMs in Indonesia are Common. Internet speed in Indonesia is on average 3.9 Mbps. In Indonesia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Jakarta
🗣️ Indonesian
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 259M ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~229 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 1905k km2 (735k mi²)
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Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Indonesian


Currency 💱

1000 IDR = 0.07 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Indonesia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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 .

international: + 62 61 1234567
calling local: 061 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Indonesia is on average 3.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Indonesia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Indonesia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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