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USD to IDR - Rate Guide

US Dollar to Indonesian Rupiah exchange rates aren't all the same.

The total cost you are charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider consists of a margin from the interbank mid-rate plus fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money/Card transactions as shown below.

 

1 USD = 13947.6 IDR

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USD to IDR - Trading Range (90 Day)
ALERT: 30-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
USD/IDR at 13900.57 was trading near the 90-day average 13869.5 with a range 13595.53 to 14114. ALERT: USD/IDR has risen to 30-DAY HIGHS.
25-FEB 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 26-Feb 9AM-SYD

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Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Indonesian Rupiah

USD

IDR

U$ 1
Rp 13,948
U$ 5
Rp 69,738
U$ 10
Rp 139,476
U$ 20
Rp 278,952
U$ 50
Rp 697,380
U$ 100
Rp 1,394,760
U$ 250
Rp 3,486,900
U$ 500
Rp 6,973,800
U$ 1,000
Rp 13,947,600
U$ 2,000
Rp 27,895,200
U$ 5,000
Rp 69,738,000
U$ 10,000
Rp 139,476,000
U$ 50,000
Rp 697,380,000
U$ 100,000
Rp 1,394,760,000
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USD

IDR

U$ 0.0001
Rp 1
U$ 0.0004
Rp 5
U$ 0.0007
Rp 10
U$ 0.0014
Rp 20
U$ 0.0036
Rp 50
U$ 0.0072
Rp 100
U$ 0.0180
Rp 250
U$ 0.0360
Rp 500
U$ 0.0720
Rp 1,000
U$ 0.1440
Rp 2,000
U$ 0.3600
Rp 5,000
U$ 0.7200
Rp 10,000
U$ 3.6000
Rp 50,000
U$ 7.2000
Rp 100,000
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To calculate specific USD/IDR amounts use our Convert USD 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 USD/IDR International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the current interbank mid-rate.

 
  

USD to IDR International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer Providers Receive IDR(Rp)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
XE logo
136,846,900 Rp
Best Overall
13684.6901.25%
OFX logo
133,862,100 Rp
Rp2,984,800 less
13386.210^3.4%
TransferWise logo
137,734,453 Rp
Rp887,553 more
13844.05U$510.61%
Banks - Average Rate International Money Transfers
130,052,528 Rp
Rp6,794,372 less
13024.79156.15%
 
XE logo
XE: Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:13684.69 (1.25% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)136,846,900 Rp
Total Cost:1.25%
Time:18:05 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 3.5/5.0
Reviews:
 
OFX logo
OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:13386.21 (3.4% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)133,862,100 Rp
Total Cost:3.4%
Difference:
Rp2,984,800 IDR less than using XE
Time:
Rate Fetched: Tue Feb 25 2020 18:03:28 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 
TransferWise logo
TransferWise: Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$51 USD (0.5% + U$1)
Exchange Rate:13844.05 (0.1% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)137,734,453 Rp
Total Cost:0.61%
Difference:
Rp887,553 IDR more than using XE
Time:18:05 Local
Transfer Speed:0-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online, Foreign Currency Accounts + Multi-currency debit card
Rating:
 
: 4.6/5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:13024.79 (6.01% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)130,052,528 Rp
Total Cost:6.15%
Difference:
Rp6,794,372 IDR less than using XE
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 
Snapshot 02/25/2020 - View latest rates
 

Example of the margins and possible savings when you order travel money online with a currency specialist rather than in-person from banks and currency kiosks.

Travel Money Providers Amount IDR(Rp)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
Banks - Average Rate Foreign Currency
12,004,413 Rp
Compare
12125.67U$1013.38%
Travelex Online US logo
11,745,116 Rp
Rp259,297 less
11745.1160^15.25%
 
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$10 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:12125.67 (12.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)12,004,413 Rp
Total Cost:13.38%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Travelex Online US logo
Travelex Online US: Travel Money USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:11745.116 (15.25% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR)11,745,116 Rp
Total Cost:15.25%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Tue Feb 25 2020 18:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 02/25/2020 - View latest rates
 

Country Guides (USD & IDR)

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ZimbabweZimbabwe (USD)

USD and IDR in the Markets

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

US Dollar (USD)

Growing fears of the coronavirus outbreak has moved the market into safer currencies such as the USD and away from AUD, NZD and CAD.

The US dollar held its value in 2019 despite a serious escalation in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the greenback is still considered a safer currency to own than most others.

At its October meeting the Federal Reserve cut the target range for the federal funds rate to 1.5-1.75 percent, the third rate cut so far this year, amid soft inflation indicators and general worries about the economy. However the central bank also signaled a pause in the easing cycle.

Taking the blame for the economic downturn is US President Donald Trump, whose trade war policies have set a ball rolling that could wipe $455bn from global output according to the IMF.

Read more in the article USD Forecasts.

 

Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

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 USD 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 USD 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 USD to IDR exchange rate to the present day for periods going back upto 10 years.

PeriodChange*USD/IDRDate
1 Day-0.2%13888.099624 Feb 2020
7 Day+1.5%13658.862518 Feb 2020
30 Day+1%13717.195726 Jan 2020
3 Month-1.7%14094.038727 Nov 2019
1 Year-1.1%14018.475825 Feb 2019
5 Year+7.8%12855.350026 Feb 2015
10 Year+48.5%9334.665627 Feb 2010

*For period to 25-Feb 21UTC when USD/IDR was 13859.3719

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