How much would you like?= IDR=1 AUD
What to spend your rupiah on:
Entrance to the National Museum in Jakarta
Refreshing soft drink in a restaurant
Taxi from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport to Jakarta city centre
Guided trek around Mount Batur, Bali
Scuba diving in Tulamben, Bali
Must-sees in indonesia
Trust in Travelex
Travelex offers a fantastic service already. The online service is the best, and this was also the case with the pickup in store. Great service TravelexSurveyMonkey customer review.
Easy online purchase of foreign currency and pick up facility.SurveyMonkey customer review
The process was simple and the customer service received was excellent as well.SurveyMonkey customer review
Getting real with rupiah
By 1971, the rupiah (IDR) had become the official currency of all of Indonesia’s 34 different provinces. Sen are to rupiah what pence are to pounds. One rupiah equates to 100 sen, but since even one rupiah does not carry much value, you will find next to nothing is priced in terms of sen.
Bargaining is a very typical practice in Indonesia, so never be afraid to negotiate the price on the items you want to buy. Before midday, you might be able to pay a ‘morning price’ for your goods – up to a 30% discount!
Frequently used banknotes
The banknotes in common usage are to the value of 1,000 (turquoise), 2,000 (brown), 5,000 (yellow), 10,000 (purple), 20,000 (green), 50,000 (blue) and 100,000 (red) IDR. Any notes that are dated 1998–1999 are no longer legal tender, although you can exchange these until 2018 for current currency.
Notes are used a lot more frequently than coins in Indonesia – even though 1,000 IDR equate to less than one British penny, you will still find small bills paid with cash made up of 1,000 IDR notes, rather than the coin for the same amount.
Exchanging Indonesian Rupiah is Easy
Order Indonesian rupiah online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home.
- 1. Select your currency
Just tell us how much you need
- 2. Choose how to get it
Collect your currency from over 2,800 locations or have it delivered to your home
- 3. Pay online
You can pay online using either BPAY, Visa or MasterCard®
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.
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Quick and easy and fast delivery
Quick and easy and fast deliveryAmanda Damrow
Travelex for foreign currency cash
Better exchange rates than the banks, simple to order on-line, good communication, easy collection. What more could you want?Kym B
Quick service, not complicatedJane
Excellent rate excellent service
Excellent rate excellent servicebernard denner
Foreign Currency Purchases For Overseas Travel
Travelling overseas with the current low value of the Australian Dollar compared to other major currencies means that your costs can nearly double. Dealing with Travelex after making comparisons with other businesses offering foreign currency I found that I received a little more in my pocket with little or no fee involved in the transaction. Purchasing online was easy as was selecting where to pick up the foreign currency although there is a catch. To avoid fees via the payment method you will find that you have a waiting period before you can collect. With a little forward planning you can have the currency available when you arrive at the airport. On the other side of the coin they do provide the currency in a reasonable spread of denominations so your not purchasing a sandwich with a 100 dollar note.AJ
Excellent service with good exchange…
Excellent service with good exchange rates and speed of delivery. One suggestion: Allow your purchase minimum limit of $500 AUD cover the sum of several denominations. For example, I wish to purchase Hong Kong Dollars and Dirham but the AUD cost for each denomination is less than $500; however, the total cost is more than $500 AUD.Marilyn
Simple to navigate
Simple to navigate, easy to order & collect.John
Fantastic service and no commission
Fantastic service and no commission. Wish I had ordered my money this way every time I travelled before. So easy order then pick up at Post Office.Golf Chick
Always provide best rates and service
Always provide best rates and serviceFrancis Vig
I use them all the time and so safe and secure
Tremendous service with good rates and I pick up at the post office on the day I request and it is so easy with a great selection of different value notes/currency. It is the way to do it.Hendrik Tellegen
Quick easy arrived ahead of time
Quick easy arrived ahead of time. Very easy to use.Aaron T Mordue
Very easy and safe way to obtain…
Very easy and safe way to obtain currency for my holiday.Debi
Good rate and easy to order
Good rate and easy to order. Able to pick up from a location and day convenient for me, for no fee.Mia
Easy to order online
Easy to order online, great pickup locations and no hassles on collectionPeter & Lorraine
Everything went well the staff at the…
Everything went well the staff at the airport were extremely courteous and still professional enough to do all the security checks, will be using this service again, also better rate then going straight up to the counterJames Zervas