The currency of Indonesia is the Rupiah. For the current rates you can use this currency converter.
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL INDONESIA
To keep it as dry as possible during your trip, the best time to travel is May till September. However the seasons vary because of the huge size of the country.
Raja Ampat has 2 rainseasons: November till December and Juni till August. The best time to travel, if you also plan to go diving' is Januari till April and October.
West Papoea is the most dry between June and October en for Sulawesi the best time to visit is May till October.
Source: Columbus Travelplanner
More information about which precautionary measures you should take concerning you health traveling Indonesia, you can find here: Health Info Indonesia
Because the visa rules vary per country, it is impossible to describe all of them. For more information about which rules are applicable for your country, check the website www.projectvisa.com
We applied for our 90 day visa in Georgetown - Malaysia. How does that work? You can read it here.
BUDGET & TRAVEL TIME
Our plan was to visit Indonesia for 1,5 month and the estimated budget was 300.000 p.p. including all costs such as accommodation, food and trips.
Reality was that we spend a 100 days in Indonesia. A bit longer than planned! We spent a bit more than planned as well. Our daily average spendings were 322.919 Rupiah p.p. For more info about this, check out the route & costs.