At a Glance
GMT +8 hours
Bahasa Indonesia, English.
220-volt, 50 cycle AC (same as Britain and Australia). North American appliances will need an adaptor and converter. Dual-voltage appliances simply require an adaptor.
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
Tipping is not mandatory, but will be appreciated by the locals and small businesses.
10% government mandated restaurant tax is charged.
Jakarta is typically tropical, which means hot and humid conditions all year round – interspersed with occasional rainstorms. Temperatures range from 22 °C to 33 °C.
Shopping and Business Hours
9:00am to 6:00pm
Police: 110, 112
Fire Brigade: 113