Category How to better manage your travel money in Indonesia

A hundred dollar will make you an instant rupiah (IDR) millionaire in Indonesia. While that’s kind of fun it also highlights the confusion that can arise when it comes to managing your money when visiting a foreign country. We offer tips on understanding the Indonesian currency and values relative to your home currency, mistakes to avoid and how handle your funds safely and judiciously.

We look also at how to make Indonesian ATMS (automatic telling machines) work FOR you, how to deal with money changers and the alternatives to be avoided. Stuff you really need to know.