Indonesia is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. There are 3 countries (Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste) that Indonesia shares its borders with. The official language of Indonesia is Indonesian. Traveling across Indonesia if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Indonesia was ranked 80th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Indonesia is Indonesian rupiah (IDR). The rupiah (Rp) is subdivided into 100 sen.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 16873.13 IDR and 1 USD is worth 15590.19 IDR.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Indonesia is 41.74 Mbps and mobile is 36.16 Mbs.The global average is 179.65 Mbps and 125.35 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Indonesia has more ATMs.48.09 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Indonesia, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Indonesia. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2024, Indonesia will celebrate 8 national public holidays. The next one Good Friday will take place on March 29.
|January 1, 2024
|New Year’s DayTahun Baru Masehi
|March 29, 2024Moving holiday
|Good FridayWafat Isa Almasih
|March 31, 2024Moving holiday
|May 1, 2024
|Labour DayHari Buruh Internasional
|May 9, 2024Moving holiday
|Ascension DayKenaikan Isa Almasih
|June 1, 2024
|Pancasila DayHari Lahir Pancasila
|August 17, 2024
|Independence DayHari Ulang Tahun Kemerdekaan Republik Indonesia
|December 25, 2024
|Christmas DayHari Raya Natal
What hotel chains are present in Indonesia?
There are Mariott hotels in 2 cities: Batam and Yogyakarta.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Indonesia.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Indonesia.
What fast food chains are present in Indonesia?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Indonesia.
The KFC chain operates in Indonesia.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Indonesia.
What is the weather like in Jakarta?
Weather data for Jakarta (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains , and some of them are high-speed trains.
Subway Systems The subway system is available in Jakarta, Palembang.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Indonesia.
Emergency phones in Indonesia
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Inconsistent or only partially enforced smoke-free laws
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.