All travel information you need to explore Bintan.
The weather in Bintan is generally sunny with dry and calm weathers from late March to early November. Expect strong winds and passing showers during the northeast monsoon period, which lasts from late November to early March.
The currency of Indonesia is the Indonesian Rupiah (Rp). While most resorts accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express cards, cash is widely used in areas beyond resort grounds. There are 2 banks located in Pujasera with ATM facility. Money changers are available at the ferry terminal, Plaza Lagoi and some resorts.
International passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of arrival into Indonesia. Please click below for more information.
The maximum concession allowed per individual for Bintan Island without duty is as follows:
- Personal Goods of up to US$500 in value
- Tobacco products – 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 100 grams of tobacco*
- 1 litre of liquor*
- Reasonable quantity of perfume
*Applicable only for adults above 17 years old.
Do not bring any kind of below Agricultural Commodities without meet requirements:
- Sausages, Corned, Meatball, Egg
- Plants & Seeds
Please click more details of Regulation No. 21 year 2019, by Indonesian Agricultural Quarantine Agency Tanjung Pinang.