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GBP to IDR - Exchange Rate Overview

Pound Sterling to Indonesian Rupiah exchange rates can vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money/Card transactions as shown below.


£1,000 GBP
Rp18,138,347 IDR

*Converted at interbank exchange rate, scroll down to compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.


Latest interbank exchange rate:

1 GBP = 18138.3 IDR

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GBP to IDR 90-day trend
1-DAY1.3% 30-DAY-LO (3d)
GBP/IDR at 18127.29 was trading 3% below AVG:18685.97 with LO:17656.14 and HI:20417.57 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

Pound Sterling to Indonesian Rupiah - Quick Conversions

£ 1 Rp 18,138
£ 5 Rp 90,692
£ 10 Rp 181,383
£ 20 Rp 362,766
£ 50 Rp 906,915
£ 100 Rp 1,813,830
£ 250 Rp 4,534,575
£ 500 Rp 9,069,150
£ 1,000 Rp 18,138,300
£ 2,000 Rp 36,276,600
£ 5,000 Rp 90,691,500
£ 10,000 Rp 181,383,000
£ 50,000 Rp 906,915,000
£ 100,000 Rp 1,813,830,000
More amounts
£ 0.0001 Rp 1
£ 0.0003 Rp 5
£ 0.0006 Rp 10
£ 0.0011 Rp 20
£ 0.0028 Rp 50
£ 0.0055 Rp 100
£ 0.0138 Rp 250
£ 0.0275 Rp 500
£ 0.0550 Rp 1,000
£ 0.1100 Rp 2,000
£ 0.2750 Rp 5,000
£ 0.5500 Rp 10,000
£ 2.7500 Rp 50,000
£ 5.5000 Rp 100,000
More amounts

To calculate your own GBP/IDR amounts use our Convert GBP to IDR quick calculator.

Comparing Foreign Exchange Providers

The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers, Travel Money and prepaid multi-currency Travel Card transactions.

The Exchange rate you are offered can also vary significantly depending on the transaction type (transfer, cash or card), currency pair and amount. The below table shows an example of total costs charged by FX specialists and banks for GBP/IDR International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the current interbank mid-rate.

Foreign Transfer Provider Receive IDR(Rp) Exchange RateFee GBPDeal Links
OFX logo
Best Overall
TorFX logo
Your amount below the TorFX GBP2000 minimum
Banks - Average Rate International Money Transfers
Rp896,578 less
OFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally 7GBP for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:17427.9505 (3.93% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp17,427,951
Total Cost:0%
Rate Fetched: Thu May 28 2020 01:10:19 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
: 4.8/5.0
TorFX: Foreign Transfer GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
: 4.7/5.0
Banks - Average Rate
Foreign Transfer GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Exchange Rate:16783.12 (7.48% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp16,531,373
Total Cost:0%
Rp896,578 IDR less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:
Snapshot 05/28/2020 - View live rates

The below comparison table displays the margins and possible savings when you order travel money online with a currency specialist rather than in-person from banks and currency kiosks.

Provider Amount IDR(Rp) Exchange RateFee GBPDeal Links
Travelex Online logo
Best Overall
Rp2,466,832 more
Banks - Average Rate Foreign Cash
Rp1,319,213 more
Travelex Online: Travel Money GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:15492.6 (-14.6% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp15,492,600
Total Cost:0%
Rate Fetched: Tue Aug 13 2019 09:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
: 4.3/5.0
TransferWise: Travel Money GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Fee:£5.00 GBP (0.5% + £1)
Exchange Rate:18049.68 (-0.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp17,959,432
Total Cost:0%
Time:1:29 Local
Currency Services:Multi-currency debit card with linked foreign bank accounts
Delivery/Collect:5-7 days
: 4.6/5.0
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money GBP→IDR
From Amount (GBP)£1,000
Exchange Rate:17067.83 (-5.91% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp16,811,813
Total Cost:0%
Currency Services:Branch
Snapshot 05/28/2020 - View live rates

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Pound Sterling and Indonesian Rupiah Forecasts

When determining the best time to make a foreign exchange transaction, in this case the GBP vs IDR, you should pay attention to the recent market trends for both currencies.

Pound Sterling (GBP)

GBP will rise to 1.25 against the euro according to Standard Bank. The coronavirus pandemic has replaced Brexit in the headlines and means that the deadline for a trade deal with the Eurozone this year could either be pushed back, delaying a risk for the currency, or see more favorable terms given to the U.K.

This is a remarkable change of fortunes for GBP which was sold-off after the Brexit vote and again after the virus forced a lockdown in London, the world’s largest foreign-exchange centre. Against the dollar, sterling touched the lowest level in 35 years in March as traders sought the safety of the USD.

Read more in the article GBP Forecasts.


Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

NAB told Bloomberg TV that it sees a recovery in Asian currencies in the 2nd half of 2020 if the coronavirus comes under control.

The rupiah slipped in mid-May to 4-month lows against the US dollar (Rp.14,450) and yen (Rp.132), though it was steady against the Australian dollar (Rp.9,960). This pattern shows how much of the rupiah’s recent movements have been driven by risk sentiment. The rupiah remains historically weak, given its proximity to October’s 20-year low of Rp.15,265 per USD.

Weighing on investor sentiment this year has been the significant escalation in US-China trade tensions. Washington and Beijing both stepped up measures against one another.

For the rupiah, not helping matters in May was news of Indonesia’s worst monthly trade deficit in 6 years, at US$2.5 billion.

With exports struggling, Indonesia’s central bank is under pressure to lower interest rates from 6 percent, but having already pledged to support the rupiah, these rate cuts are unlikely to come, for now.

Capital Economics said in May that the rupiah would be “vulnerable to sudden falls during periods of weak risk appetite.”

DBS warned of “dire consequences” for emerging market currencies like the rupiah if no trade agreement is struck between the US and China.

How to get Best GBP to IDR Exchange Rates

All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.


What is a good GBP to IDR exchange rate?

This is a difficult question and the answer really depends on many factors. The best way to consider an exchange rate's relative value is to look at the rate's history.

The following table looks at the change in the GBP to IDR exchange rate over periods upto 10 years.

GBP/IDRPeriod to 27-MayDateRate
0.2% ▲1 Week20 May 202018097.2616
4.7% ▼30 Days27 Apr 202019025.0539
0.3% ▲90 Days27 Feb 202018063.1546
0.3% ▼1 Year28 May 201918176.1297
10.3% ▼5 Years29 May 201520202.4728
36% ▲10 Years30 May 201013323.7269
GBP/IDR 10 year rates & changes to 27-May-2020 (18125.9808)

When is the best time to exchange GBP to IDR?

Getting a good market rate is all about timing to help with this you can use BER Smart Alerts to make the most of currency movements.

Rather than requiring you to set a target rate, our rate alerts work differently. We check for daily high/lows and changes (up/down) over a range of periods up to 90 days rather than requiring you to set target rates.

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