Money Changers near Merdeka Square

Jakarta Travel Guides / March 25, 2017
Money Changers near Merdeka Square Image credit: VIP Money Changer

Merdeka Square, one of the most visited attractions in Jakarta, is surrounded by landmark buildings including Merdeka Palace, the National Museum, and the Supreme Court.

Various money exchange shops are located at the south of Merdeka Square. Most of them are open from Monday to Saturday.

Among them, VIP Money Changer is highly recommended, as its exchange rates are often better than its counterparts’.

Recommended money changers
1) VIP Money Changer

  • Offers currency exchange and remittance services
  • This shop is less than 10 minutes on foot from Merdeka Square
  • Address: 23 Jln. Menteng Raya, Central Jakarta, DKI Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62 21 3190 7777, +62 21 390 4444
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00
  • Daily rates: https://www.vip.co.id/en/

2) Ayu Masagung

  • This shop is just 4 minutes on foot from Tugu Tani monument
  • Address: Jalan Kwitang Raya No. 38, RT.1/RW.1, Kwitang, Senen, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 14310, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62 21 3103375
  • Opening hours: Daily 08:00 – 20:00

3) Smart Deal

  • Located across Ballroom Morrissey Hotel
  • Address: Menteng, Jl. K.H. Wahid Hasyim No.43, RT.1/RW.4, Gondangdia, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Central Jakarta City, Special Capital Region of Jakarta 10350, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62 21 3918229
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00; Saturday 09:00 – 15:00

4) BMP Money Changer

  • This shop is 5 minutes on foot from Tugu Tani monument
  • Address: Jl. Kebon Sirih No.17-19, RT.15/RW.7, Kb. Sirih, Jakarta, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10340, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62 21 39836641
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00*
  • Daily rates: http://www.bmpmoneychanger.co.id/currency

5) Inti Valutama Sukses

  • Located right in front of the Youmart Supermarket bus stop
  • Address: Gedung Pola, Lt. Dasar No. 30-31A, Jl. Kwitang Raya, RT.1/RW.4, Kwitang, Senen, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10420, Indonesia
  • Phone: +62 21 3514231
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:30; Saturday 09:00 – 12:00
5 Best Places to Exchange Money in Jakarta