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Will UK Driving license work in Indonesia?

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1. Posted by RichyF (Budding Member 17 posts) 10y

I currently have a full UK driving license but am wondering if i will be able to rent a hire car with my UK driving license or do i need to apply for an International Driving Permit for when i travel to Indonesia?

thanks for any info :)

2. Posted by rama_h (Inactive 91 posts) 10y

Richy... You won't need a international driving license to drive in Indonesia, :) you can just use your current driver's license even to rent a car down here! If ever pulled over by the cops, show your UK driver's license and if they ever hassle over it, just say you want to take care of it the "quick" way... (if you know what i mean ;)) prepare a 50,000 rupiah bill (less than 5 poundsterling) on you all the time, and slip it on the car's registration... you'll be out in a jiffy... good luck man!

3. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 10y

We got an international driving licence for Bali - it cost £5 in the post office just have a passport photo and you get it issued immediately.

Heather

4. Posted by RichyF (Budding Member 17 posts) 10y

Quoting rama_h

If ever pulled over by the cops, show your UK driver's license and if they ever hassle over it, just say you want to take care of it the "quick" way... (if you know what i mean ;)) prepare a 50,000 rupiah bill (less than 5 poundsterling) on you all the time, and slip it on the car's registration... you'll be out in a jiffy... good luck man!

lol that is funny :)