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USD to IDR - Exchange Rate Overview

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

 
 

U$1,000 USD
=
Rp14,859,500 IDR

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


 

Latest interbank exchange rate:

1 USD = 14859.5 IDR

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USD to IDR 90-day trend
ALERT:1-DAY0.6% |
USD/IDR at 14859.5 was trading 1% below AVG:15007.88 with LO:13657.57 and HI:16644.3 (90 days). ALERT: Today USD/IDR is UP 0.6%

US Dollar to Indonesian Rupiah - Quick Conversions

USD IDR
U$ 1 Rp 14,860
U$ 5 Rp 74,298
U$ 10 Rp 148,595
U$ 20 Rp 297,190
U$ 50 Rp 742,975
U$ 100 Rp 1,485,950
U$ 250 Rp 3,714,875
U$ 500 Rp 7,429,750
U$ 1,000 Rp 14,859,500
U$ 2,000 Rp 29,719,000
U$ 5,000 Rp 74,297,500
U$ 10,000 Rp 148,595,000
U$ 50,000 Rp 742,975,000
U$ 100,000 Rp 1,485,950,000
More amounts
USD IDR
U$ 0.0001 Rp 1
U$ 0.0003 Rp 5
U$ 0.0007 Rp 10
U$ 0.0013 Rp 20
U$ 0.0034 Rp 50
U$ 0.0067 Rp 100
U$ 0.0168 Rp 250
U$ 0.0335 Rp 500
U$ 0.0670 Rp 1,000
U$ 0.1340 Rp 2,000
U$ 0.3350 Rp 5,000
U$ 0.6700 Rp 10,000
U$ 3.3500 Rp 50,000
U$ 6.7000 Rp 100,000
More amounts

To calculate your own 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 Provider Receive IDR(Rp) Exchange RateFee USDDeal Links
OFX logo
Rp14,229,710
0%
Best Overall
14229.70990^
XE logo
Rp14,518,010
0%
Rp288,300 more
14518.010
Banks - Average Rate International Money Transfers
Rp13,637,827
0%
Rp591,883 less
13845.5115
 
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OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:14229.7099 (3.46% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp14,229,710
Total Cost:0%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Tue May 26 2020 23:03:26 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 
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XE: Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:14518.01 (1.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp14,518,010
Total Cost:0%
Difference:
Rp288,300 IDR more than using OFX
Time:23:29 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 3.5/5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
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Foreign Transfer USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:13845.51 (6.06% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp13,637,827
Total Cost:0%
Difference:
Rp591,883 IDR less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:
Services:
 
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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.

 

USD to IDR - Travel Money & Cards

Provider Amount IDR(Rp) Exchange RateFee USDDeal Links
Travelex Online logo
Rp12,473,364
0%
Best Overall
12473.3640^
Rp14,592,073
0%
Rp2,118,709 more
14665.4U$5.00
Banks - Average Rate Foreign Cash
Rp12,703,259
0%
Rp229,895 more
12896.7115
 
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Travelex Online: Travel Money USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:12473.364 (-15.37% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp12,473,364
Total Cost:0%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Tue May 26 2020 23:15:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
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TransferWise: Travel Money USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$5.00 USD (0.5% + U$1)
Exchange Rate:14665.40 (-0.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp14,592,073
Total Cost:0%
Time:23:29 Local
Currency Services:Multi-currency debit card with linked foreign bank accounts
Delivery/Collect:5-7 days
Rating:
 
: 4.6/5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
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Travel Money USD→IDR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:12896.71 (-12.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (IDR) Rp12,703,259
Total Cost:0%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
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US Dollar and Indonesian Rupiah Forecasts

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)

In early May the continuing coronavirus pandemic and an associated possible re-escalation in the US-China trade tensions has moved the market into safer currencies such as the USD and JPY.

Goldman Sachs and RBC Capital forecast a large drop for US dollar against Japanese Yen to continue with a USD/JPY rate of 95 in the near future.

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

Read more in the article USD 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 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 over periods upto 10 years.

USD/IDRPeriod to 26-MayDateRate
0.1% ▼1 Week19 May 202014762.2750
3.9% ▼30 Days26 Apr 202015352.5555
5.9% ▲90 Days26 Feb 202013937.0000
2.6% ▲1 Year27 May 201914375.7500
11.7% ▲5 Years28 May 201513210.8500
61.4% ▼10 Years29 May 20109143.1411
USD/IDR 10 year rates & changes to 26-May-2020 (14753.6500)
 

When is the best time to exchange USD to IDR?

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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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