Travelling in Jakarta
The best time to visit the city is from June to September when the weather is pleasant with a fair possibility of rainfall. The dry months are the busiest time of the year to visit Jakarta. October is the warmest month of the year, with an average high of 34-degrees Celcius because of constant rains and high humidity. July – August are the driest months, and the best months to travel to Jakarta.
Jakarta is home to the Betawi People with their unique way of life. As the big city, diverse people from within Indonesia and abroad is the strength of the city to keep going as the capital of Indonesia
Jakarta is a safe city for traveling in. If you fall ill during your travels, international hospitals across the city are plenty to choose from.
The standard voltage throughout Indonesia is normally 230 V and with a standard frequency of 50 Hz. If you’re from the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia or Africa, most of your phones, laptops and other gadgets could be charged like normal. However, if you come from countries like the United States, Canada, and most South American countries, the range of voltage differs here in Indonesia.
The Indonesian Rupiah is the only accepted currency. Worry not, if you choose to use your credit card in Bali, it’s no problem.
Indonesia is heaven to traveller, many countries can visit Indonesia without having to present a visa upon arrival for your short trip. Those not listed from those countries can apply visa on arrival (VOA) at the airport.