Banking

 
  1. The Indonesian currency is Indonesia Rupiah (IDR). The currency exchange is approximately US$1 = IDR 14,000. The currency exchange rate fluctuates regularly. Check your bank for the latest exchange rates.
  2. Most foreign currencies are easily changed at airports, banks, hotels or money changers. It is recommended to exchange money at commercial banks or registered money changers
  3. Banking hours are from 8.00am to 14.00 noon Monday to Friday
  4. Money exchange facilities are widely available and generally open until evening
  5. Credit cards are widely accepted in hotels, restaurants, and most shops/vendors
  6. ATMs is available in many places and mostly only dispense Rupiah, either Rp 50,000 and 100,000 notes. Most ATMs will accept VISA, MASTER, ALTO and more, although out-of-network fees will apply.
  7. Traveler’s checks are accepted by leading banks and hotels in principal cities, including Bali. The use of travelers’ checks in Indonesia is as popular as in any other countries.
  8. Diners Club and America Express, Visa and Master Card are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops, restaurants, and pubs. According to Indonesian banking regulations, payment by credit cards should be charged in local currency.
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