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money matters

hi

is USD widely accepted/ used in Semarang?

are there places to exchange this into IDR.

what is the international departure tax from semarang.

tks and regards

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1. Re: money matters

You have to go to a bank to change your USD into Indonesian rupees or you can go to a money change centre in Simpan Lima mall near Ciputra hotel. Don't know the international departure tax from Semarang airport but in Bali the cost was 150000 IND rupees.

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Hotel Ciputra Semarang
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2. Re: money matters

USD is accepted is some shops and hotels but better exchange them into Rupiah, especially the rate now is great.

Airport tax is IDR 100,000 roughly USD 9, payable on our departure at airport counter. Cheers!

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3. Re: money matters

thanks

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4. Re: money matters

USD may be accepted in hotels but not in restaurants/shops. The rate will be lower than if you exchange it in banks, so it's better to exchange the money in bank and pay in IDR.

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5. Re: money matters

The Passenger Service Charge (often referred to as an airport departure tax) at Semarang, Achmad Yani Airport (SRG) is: Domestic (PSC) Rp30,000, International (PSC) Rp100,000

The Passenger Service Charge (PSC) is often referred to as an airport departure tax at Indonesian airports.

It is now normally included in Garuda ticket prices, but not included by other airlines and so payment is required separately, either at check-in, or subsequent to check-in at dedicated payment counters or booths.

Here are some PSC rates applicable at other Indonesian airports...

Ambon, Pattimura Airport (AMQ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000

Bali (Denpasar), Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp 40 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp150 000

Banda Aceh, Sultan Iskandar Muda (Blang Bintang) Airport (BTJ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Balikpapan, Sepinggan International Airport (BPN)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp40 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Bandar Lampung, Radin Inten II Airport (TKG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Bandung, Husein Sastranegara Airport (BDO)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp75 000

Banjarmasin, Sjamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000

Batam, Hang Nadim Airport (BTH)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000

Bengkulu, Fatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000

Berau (Tanjung Redeb), Kalimarau Airport (BEJ)

Departure Tax: Rp15 000

Bima, Muhammad Salahuddin Airport (BMU)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Ende, H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport (ENE)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Fakfak, Torea Airport (FKQ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Gorontalo, Jalaluddin Airport (GTO)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000

Gunung Sitoli (Nias), Binaka Airport (GNS)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Unknown

Jakarta, Halim Perdanaksuma Airport (HLP)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp80 000

Jakarta, Soekarno-Hatta Airport (CGK)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp40 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp150 000

Jambi, Sultan Thaha Airport (DJB)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp8 000

Jayapura, Sentani Airport (DJJ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000

Kupang, El Tari Airport (KOE)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp20 000

Lombok, Lombok International Airport (LOP)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Labuan Bajo, Komodo Airport (LBJ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Makassar, Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport (UPG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp40 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Malang, Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (MLG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000

Manado, Sam Ratulangi Airport (MDC)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp35 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Maumere, Wai Oti Airport (MOF)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Medan, Kuala Namu International Airport (KNO) (Polonia has closed now)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp35 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp75 000

Nabire Airport (NBX)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Pangkalan Bun, Iskandar Airport (PKN)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Padang, Minangkabau International Airport (PDG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp35 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Palangkaraya, Tjilik Riwut (Panarung) Airport (PKY)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000

Palembang, Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport (PLM)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp35 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Palu, Mutiara Airport (PLW)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp9 000

Pangkal Pinang, Depati Amir Airport (PGK)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp25 000 ngkal Pinang

Pekanbaru, Sultan Syarif Qasim II International Airport (PKU)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp75 000

Pontianak, Supadio Airport (PNK)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp75 000

Sampit, Hasan Airport (SMQ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Semarang, Achmad Yani Airport (SRG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC) Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC) Rp100 000

Solo (a.k.a. Surakarta), Adisumarmo International Airport (SOC)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Sorong, Jefman Airport (SOQ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Surabaya, Juanda International Airport (SUB)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp40 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp150 000

Tanjung Pandan, Buluh Tumbang Airport (TJQ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Tanjung Pinang (Bintan), Raja Haji Fisabilillah (Kijang) Airport (TNJ)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp20 000

Tarakan, Juwata Airport (TRK)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp30 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

Ternate, Sultan Babullah Airport (TTE)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp11 000

Timika (Tembagapura), Mozes Kilangin Airport (TIM)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Tual (Langgur), Dumatubin Airport (LUV)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Waingapu, Mau Hau Airport (WGP)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp10 000

Yogyakarta, Adi Sucipto Airport (JOG)

Domestic Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp35 000 International Passenger Service Charge (PSC): Rp100 000

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6. Re: money matters

Try Rudo Valas at E-plaza building Simpang Lima, they often offers the best rate. This is the place I personally go to exchange foreign money.

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