Exchange facilities for the main foreign currencies are available in the major business centers of Bali. Rupiahs come in denominations of: 100.000, 50.000, 20.000, 10.000, 5000, 2000, 1000 bank notes. And the smallest denomination of coins are 500 and 1000 rupiah coins. In Bali you have any number of ways to change money.


  • If you try and change older US bank notes, or if your bank notes are old and worn, or if you change smaller bill denominations, you will receive a lower exchange rate.
  • If you exchange money in money changers, count and recount your money. After you are absolutely sure you have the correct amount.
  • Find out the exchange rate before you leave.