Money & costs
Manado is overflowing with banks, and it’s the best place in the region to exchange money. ATMs can be found at the banks along Jl Sam Ratulangi, plus out at the airport.
BCA bank (Bank Central Asia; Jl Sam Ratulangi) Probably has the best rates, and quickly provides cash advances of up to 3,000,000Rp on Visa and MasterCard. ATMs available.
BII bank (Bank Internasional Indonesia; Jl Sam Ratulangi) Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Alto and Cirrus cards for cash advances, and has an ATM.
BNI bank (Bank Negara Indonesia) ATM and cash advances available at the airport.