The Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) is the currency of Indonesia. The currency symbol is Rp.
All major currencies are accepted at licensed money changers that spread from Juanda Airport to any commercial centers in Surabaya. The most popular Indonesia Rupiah exchange rate is the IDR to USD rate. The currency converter can be found here.
For your convenience, ATMs of many different banks are also available all over the city. You can take cash from any ATM, if you are holding:
– Visa Plus/Electron
– Amex card
Major credit cards such as VISA, MASTER, and AMEX are widely accepted in Surabaya.
Surabaya is a relatively inexpensive city. The average cost of meal at the campus canteen, for example is around IDR 15,000 while at any malls in Surabaya is around IDR 50,000.