Here you will find important tips and useful information for Indonesia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
IDR 10'000 = ~ CHF 0.64 ; CHF 1 = ~ IDR 15’580 (09/2022)
In larger cities, the Travel Mastercard card is sometimes also accepted for cashless payments at shops, hotels, and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted in large cities. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in US dollar (in small amounts).
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Older USD bank notes are not accepted. Use bank notes issued in 2004 or later.
+ 6-8 h / + 5-7 h during our summer time
001 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/220 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket.
For a stay not exceeding 30 days, Swiss citizens do not need a visa if they enter and exit via the airports of Batam, Denpasar (Bali), Jakarta, Medan, or Surabaya or by ship via the islands of Batam and Bintan. A visa is required for a stay of more than 30 days or if you do not use one of the above entry or exit points.
Travelers must register within 24 hours upon arrival. These formalities are settled by the hotel for package travel.
Jakarta-Selatan, Jalan H.R. Rasuna Said, Blok X 3/2, Kuningan
Tel. +62 21 525 60 61 / +62 21 520 74 51
8.00 - 15.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 21.00/22.00 h (daily)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Indonesia also comprises the Sunda islands of Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, Sawu, Southern Borneo, Sulawesi, the Molucca Islands and West New Guinea.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Malgrado l'aumento delle misure di sicurezza esiste sempre il rischio di attacchi terroristici.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Severe penalties for violations of drug laws (up to life imprisonment/death penalty).
Indonesia is a predominantly Moslem country.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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