Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Indonesia?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Indonesia are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Indonesia?

For up to date information around safety and security in Indonesia read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Indonesia.

Best time to visit Indonesia?

The best time of year to visit Indonesia is between May and September when the days are dry and sunny.

Do I need a visa to enter Indonesia?

If you're travelling on a British Citizen passport, you don't need a visa to enter Indonesia for visits of up to 30 days, calculated to include your date of arrival and date of departure.

What currency do i need in Indonesia?

The official currency of Indonesia is the Indonesian rupiah.

While visiting Indonesia

What wild animals live in Indonesia?

Sumateran Tiger. Sumatran Tigers are one of the most vanishing species of wild animal and listed as critically endangered tiger subspecies. Komodo Dragon, Anoa Buffalo, Javan Rhinoceros, Sumatran Orangutan, Borneo Elephant, Maleo, Babirusa.

What is the traditional food in Indonesia?

Nasi goreng is omnipresent in Indonesia and considered as national dish but also 5 other dishes of Indonesia; they are soto, rendang, satay, nasi goreng, and gado-gado.

What Languages are spoken in Indonesia?

Indonesian (bahasa Indonesia) is the official language ofIndonesia. It is a standardized register of Malay, an Austronesian language that has been used as a lingua franca in the multilingual Indonesian archipelago for centuries.

How much do you tip in Indonesia?

The currency in Indonesia is the Indonesian rupiah. Hotels in Indonesia charge a 21% tax. Ten percent goes to the government and 11% is a service charge. Because of this costly tax, tipping is never mandatory. However, if you want to tip any hotel workers you can.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Indonesia?

Local Indonesia travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Indonesia Numbers?

  • Police: 110
  • Ambulance: 115
  • Fire: 125
  • Embassy: +62 21 23565200

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Indonesia?

    The time difference is 7 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Indonesia?

    Indonesia Guidebook

    Best Indonesia guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Indonesia with this Indonesia Guidebook .