Pekanbaru, Sumatra

Overall Score

2.5
100 USD = 1,499,455.00 IDR

Overall Score

2.5
  • Air quality: 35 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 880,000 people
  • GDP: $3,570 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 11 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Telkomsel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tipping is not mandatory. However, if you want to tip, perhaps provide 5-10% of the total bill. Restaurants: some restaurants will include 5-10% service charge to their bill. But if they don’t levy any service charge, you can tip between Rp10,000 to 10% of the total bill.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best taxi: GoJEK
  • Online electronics shop: Tokopedia
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Lion
  • Best intl air carrier: Garuda
  • Monthly costs for expat: $550
  • Monthly costs for family: $1600
  • Monthly costs for local: $450
  • Meal: $0.7
  • Small Cola: $0.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $0.3
  • Coffee: $1


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