Pounds (GBP) to Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) Currency Exchange Rate

Planning to explore the islands of Indonesia like Bali or Java? Buy your Indonesian Rupiah ahead of time and be ready to start your adventure as soon as you land.

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Why choose Tesco Bank Travel Money

  • Purchase instantly at our in-store travel money bureaux.Purchase instantly at our in-store travel money bureaux.
  • Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.
  • Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and selected customer service desks. Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and selected customer service desks.
  • The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux. The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux.

Exchange rates may change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

    Buy Indonesian Rupiah online and collect from selected Tesco stores

    Get set for your holiday while you do your weekly shop, by collecting your Indonesian Rupiah from your chosen store.

    If you’re planning a boat trip in Borneo or a beach holiday in Bali, why not give Click & Collect a try?

    Simply place your order online, choose a date to collect your Indonesian Rupiah then head along to your selected Tesco Travel Money bureau or customer service desk. Look forward to exploring the unspoilt shorelines of the Lombok and Gili Islands or check out the amazing temples of Java, without having to worry about exchanging currency while you're there.

        Buy before you fly

        Benefits of planning ahead

        Know that as soon as you arrive in Indonesia, you’ll have the cash you need for all those little essentials. Whether it’s a taxi from the airport or the chance to try tasty specialties like Nasi Goreng, Satay and Sambal, having Indonesian Rupiah on hand makes things simple.

        You also won’t need to worry about finding an ATM or facing any additional withdrawal charges while you’re away. Buying your Indonesian Rupiah before you go also means you’ll know what exchange rate you’re getting, which is handy because when you withdraw cash abroad, you’ll be subject to changing exchange rates.

          Get your currency when it’s convenient for you

          Make planning your holiday even easier, by using Click & Collect and picking up your Indonesian Rupiah on your shopping trip. Collect your cash from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks or you could try out home delivery service, free on all online orders of £500 or more.

          Exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

            Some common questions about the Indonesian Rupiah

            What is the Indonesian Rupiah?

            The Indonesian Rupiah is the official currency of Indonesia. It’s issued by the Central Bank of the Republic of Indonesia and is commonly abbreviated to Rp.

            The Rupiah became Indonesia’s official currency in 1946, replacing the Indonesian Dutch East Indies guilder. After high inflation in the 1950s, Indonesia introduced a new Rupiah in 1965 and that’s the version still used today.

              What denominations does the Indonesian Rupiah come in?

              Rupiah notes come in 1000Rp, 2000Rp, 5000Rp, 10.000Rp, 20.000Rp, 50.000Rp and 100.000Rp.

              Coins come in 50Rp, 100Rp, 200Rp, 500Rp and 1000Rp.

                What countries use the Indonesian Rupiah?

                Indonesia is the largest island country in the world and is home to more than 17,000 islands – and the Indonesian Rupiah is used on all of them. Indonesia is the only country that uses the Rupiah as its official currency, but it’s also used unofficially in neighbouring country Timor-Leste.

                  What’s the tipping culture like in Indonesia?

                  You don’t have to tip while you’re in Indonesia, but you might want to, especially in the bigger cities. Around 10% is considered a decent tip and you may want to also add in any small coins you have. If you want to tip and there’s no bill to guide you, then between 20.000 and 50.000Rp is a good rule of thumb.

                  In some of the most popular tourist spots, such as Bali or Jakarta, western-style restaurants may add a 10% service charge to your bills so it’s always worth checking.

                    Looking for a different currency?

                    We sell over 50 currencies. Order online for home delivery or collect from selected Tesco stores.

                    Important information

                    Card fees and cancellations

                    Buying foreign currency using a credit or debit card

                    No matter how you purchase your travel money, whether it be in store, online or over the phone, you will not be charged any card handling fee by us. However, regardless of your card type, your card provider may apply fees, e.g. cash advance fees or other fees, so please check with them before you purchase your travel money.

                      Click & Collect cancellations

                      You can cancel a Click & Collect order any time prior to collection. We'll refund you with the full Sterling amount that you paid for your order, unless you cancel less than 24 hours before your collection date, in which case we'll charge a £10 late cancellation fee.

                      We are unable to refund any fees charged by your card issuer, so please contact them if you have any further queries.

                        Currency buy back

                        When you get home, we'll buy your travel money back

                        Let us turn your unspent holiday money into Pounds. It couldn't be simpler.

                        Just pop into one of our in-store Travel Money Bureaux when you get home. We buy back all the currencies we sell in most banknote values and also the Multi-currency Cash Passport™. Buy back rates may vary during the day.

                        It doesn't matter where you bought your travel money, even if it wasn't from a Tesco Travel Money Bureau, we'll still buy it back.

                        More about currency buy back

                          Key product information

                          Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

                          Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered No. 04621879. Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered No. 03797356. Registered Office for both companies: Worldwide House, Thorpewood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

                          Multi-currency Cash Passport™ prepaid currency card is issued by PrePay Technologies Limited (PPS) pursuant to license by Mastercard International. PPS is an electronic money institution authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN:900010) for the issuing of electronic money and payment instruments, with its registered office at Floor 6, 3 Sheldon Square, London, W2 6HY, UK. PPS is registered in England under company number 04008083. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.