car hire in Indonesia

Tips for driving your rental car in Indonesia

If you're travelling to Indonesia, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Indonesia is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Jakarta counts 10,187,595 inhabitants. In Jakarta lives 4,1% of the entire country's population, which counts over 251,160,000 inhabitants. In Indonesia the language spoken most widespread is bahasa indonesia but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Indonesia is GMT+07:00 / +09:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Indonesia is C / F and the electric voltage is 230 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Indonesia is +62, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Indonesia

With a fuel cost in Indonesia averaging at 0,35 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Indonesia shares its land borders with East Timor, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 308,577, which ranks Indonesia as the 14th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Indonesia there is a left-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Indonesian Rupiah (IDR). Speed limits in town are 40-50 km/h and on motorways they are 100 km/h. Bear in mind that in Indonesia, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Indonesia

Indonesia boasts eight UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Borobudur Temple Compounds and the cultural site of Sangiran Early Man Site. GoCarHire.co.uk lets you cancel or amend your booking completely free if done at least within 24h from the vehicle pick-up.