Currency in Bali

Bali Information - currency in Bali (Indonesia) is RUPIAH or often shortened to Rp followed by values. Rp.50 denominations and 100 are in the form of coins, Rp.100, 500 and 1000 are in either coin or bill, and Rp.5, 000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000 is only available in the invoice. Values below Rp.50 rarely seen except as a change and are often replaced by the seller or sellers with candy as a substitute for change.
for your daily expenses in general in Bali, bringing some of Rp.10, 000 to Rp.100, 000. Backing this with a credit card for large purchases is a good idea. Notice though, most mid-range hotels, all top-end hotels and several tourist attractions car dealer, rental and tour companies list their prices in U.S. dollars. Rupiah still acceptable in this company but are usually more favorable exchange rate to the vendor of the tourists.

CHANGE CURRENCYforeign currency, either in the currency or traveler's checks, must be exchanged at major banks or authorized money changers (PT. Central Kuta highly recommended).
U.S. dollar is the foreign currency options in Bali; bring always new, clean bank notes that are not damaged. If for example a lost corner or someone writes something on the bill otherwise perfect, almost no one will accept it with full value.
The exchange rates offered by money changers are generally better than banks, they remain open longer and faster transactions. For U.S. $ 100 notes a better exchange rate than is offered for U.S. $ 10 or $ 20 U.S. bills.
Avoid a hole-in-the wall-operator in every way, and always ask about fees charged before the exchange as much advertising money changers better rates of commission expenses. Counting the money you receive with caution (Rp.10, 000 and Rp.100, 000 a similar record), and never give it back to the money changer after you count them!
Some of these people were witches, and one million, you just suddenly counted less than 700,000 rupiah after the seller's bank records to touch it again!

Many shops accept credit cards and charge cards, but often adds 3-5 percent to your bill. Visa, Mastercard, and American Express accepted by most larger businesses. The number is signed for and charged in Rupiah and the bill was later amended by the clearing bank into your local currency.
Automatic Teller Machines are mushrooming all over the island, especially in shopping centers and bank branches. Most of them are connected to international banking networks, so making it possible to find machines that are affiliated with their own ATM network.


Most major banks have branches in major tourist centers and provincial capitals. Banking hours are generally 8:00 to 14:00 Monday to Friday and until 11 am on Saturday.

For your information, below are some of the Indonesian currency as follows antiquity :
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2 Responses to “Currency in Bali”:

  1. Jessie says:

    Hotels are an important ingredient of your vacation’s pleasure.

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