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Kota Ambon

Money & costs


The banks listed here have 24-hour ATMs; maximum withdrawal is 1, 250, 000Rp.

Bank Mandiri (Jl Pantai Mardika) Can offer better US-dollar rates than the other two banks listed here, but only for sums over $200 and dependent on approval.

BCA (Bank Central Asia; Jl Sultan Hairun 24) Poor rates for euros and US dollars.

BNI (Bank Negara Indonesia; Jl Said Perintah 12) Near BCA; same poor rates.

Souvenir Asmat (349069; Jl Dr Sam Ratulangi) Friendly; a tiny, eccentric everything-shop run by an English-speaking ex-mariner who can sometimes change money at decent rates given a few phone calls.