Cheap Car Hire in Indonesia

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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Indonesia?

Below are the cheapest cities to hire a car in Indonesia


£37 - £48

Out of all the popular cities in Indonesia, Denpasar is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just £37/day. Renting a car in Denpasar is 23% cheaper than renting one in Surabaya where the per day rate is around £48. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Indonesia to get a rental car in are: Makassar (£41/day), Jakarta (£43/day), and Surabaya (£48/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Denpasar should expect to spend around £37/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Indonesia is Denpasar.

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Car Hire FAQs

What are the requirements to hire a car in Indonesia?

Car hire in Indonesia will give you a chance to be independent when visiting these scenic Asian islands. As so much of the Indonesian public transportation is chaotic and full, many people tend to look for cheap car hire in Indonesia to make the most out of this picturesque country. All hire cars in Indonesia will require some official paperwork. Your driving licence will need an international driving permit, with English being the primary language. You will also need to present your passport as well as a credit card or debit card that has enough funds for your hire. Car hire locations in Indonesia vary on the terms and conditions for payment, so ensure you check beforehand if they accept debit cards.

What are the rules for driving in Indonesia?

You will find with your cheap car hire in Indonesia that, while the country has legitimate traffic rules, many of the locals have formulated their own way of driving, which may seem contrary or even dangerous at times. It’s always best to keep calm and do your best to follow the rules even if drivers around you lose their patience. Many drivers use their horns as warnings when overtaking or pulling in front of you. This may supersede the use of indicators, yet ensure you still use yours when turning, as you could get pulled over and fined. Do not drink and drive, as you can easily find yourself in jail or banned from driving instantly. As a tourist, you will always need to keep your Indonesian car hire documentation on you at all times. You will be driving on the left-hand side of the road, and only the passenger and driver of the car need to wear their seat belts by law. Despite this rule, it is probably best to buckle up in all seats of your car hire in Indonesia. Make sure you check with the local motor vehicle authorities to keep abreast of the latest road rules. Ensure you keep your low-beam lights on at all times, despite the weather, and you should have hassle-free driving with your Indonesian car hire.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Indonesia?

This country is made up of a variety of terrains and areas that are so diverse you would benefit from working out your driving schedule before deciding on car hire in Indonesia. The cities of Jakarta and the centre of Bali are highly populated with many cars, and while roads may be filled with distractions such as carts, animals, scooters and pedestrians, you can still have great success with a standard economy vehicle to get around. There are some particularly scenic driving spots to take your car hire in Indonesia that you may feel more comfortable in a 4x4 for. Explore Sumba Island driving trails or the Semarang road trip with great comfort and see culture, landscape and nature at your own pace. Choose a convertible for your car hire in Indonesia and meander up the coast lines with the top down. Ultimately, your car hire should be decided by which island you will be landing on and what your plans are, but you will have a world of vehicle choices at your fingertips.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Indonesia?

The most popular car hire company at Indonesia is Avis. With prices on PASSENGER_VAN starting at £41/day about 30% more people book with Avis than other companies in the country.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Indonesia?

When visiting Indonesia, it is typically cheapest to hire your car in Denpasar where rental cars typically will cost around £41/day (14% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest car hire price in Indonesia was found in Denpasar for just £34/day.

What side of the road do you drive on in Indonesia?

Cars travel on the left side of the road in Indonesia.