Money Changer Service in Jakarta - tips for currency change in Jakarta.
Money change services can be easily found in Jakarta. There are currency converter shops all over Jakarta but for the best rate, it is recommended to change in currency converter shops in shopping malls or big banks. However, most banks and authorized money changers will not receive or exchange lower rate for foreign money with old series, dirty, or rumpled.
In Kwitang area in central Jakarta, there are men waiting on the left side of the road with text signs like "Pedagang Valuta Asing" (means: money changer) or "Beli Dollar" ( means: buy dollars). These men accept coins and rumpled dollars.
There are a large and keep growing number of ATM kiosks in all Indonesian cities and most of them accept Visa, Mastercard, Cirrus and Maestro. Some charges might be applied by your bank for withdrawing money in Indonesian ATM.
Indonesian currency unit is Rupiah (Rp), and the denimonations vary from Rp 25 to Rp 100,000.
Indonesian Major banks are:
- Bank Central Asia (BCA)
- Bank Mandiri
- Bank Negara Indonesia 46 (BNI 46)
There also several foreign bank in Jakarta like HSBC and CIMB.
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