The official currency in Bali is the (IDR) Indonesian Rupiah also shown as Rp.
Bali is a tourism run country and as such does it’s best to accommodate for the tourism industry.
You may find your countries rates still published in some areas (predominantly in hotels and some activities such as Quad Biking).
This practice applies particularly for businesses that are based on large investments and have foreign investors as partners.
The final price you will end up paying in IDR will then be calculated based on your countries current exchange rate.
The Indonesian rupiah is one of the most vibrant and colorful sets of bank notes in the world, making it very easy to tell the difference between them.
If you are looking for today’s exchange rate for Bali you can use this currency converter tool to get today’s official Bali exchange rate.
Please note that rate exchange rates from money changers, banks when paying by credit card or from hotels reception can vary from this exchange rate by an average of 3-5%.
As a traveller there is nothing worse than being in another country and being robbed.
being robbed in Bali can happen in a number of ways however there are some factors to take into account to minimize the risk.