Indonesia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Indonesia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Indonesia.

Indonesia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Indonesia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Indonesia - quick facts
Flight time 16 to 22 hours
Time difference UK +7 to +9 hours
Language(s) Indonesian
Currency Indonesian Rupiah
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Indonesia weather

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The Indonesia weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Jakarta.

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Indonesia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Indonesia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Indonesia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Indonesia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Indonesia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Indonesia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Indonesia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Indonesia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Indonesia travel features

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Indonesia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Indonesia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Indonesia due to Covid-19?

Indonesia is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Indonesia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Indonesia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Indonesia from the UK?

The flight time to Indonesia from the UK is typically 16 to 22 hours.

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What is the time difference between Indonesia and the UK?

The time difference between Indonesia and the UK is UK time+7 to UK time+9 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Indonesia?

The main language spoken in Indonesia is Indonesian.

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What is the currency in Indonesia?

The currency in Indonesia is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR).

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Which plugs are used in Indonesia?

Indonesia uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Indonesia?

They drive on the left side of the road in Indonesia.

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