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What you heard about traffic jams in Jakarta is real and probably worse than you imagine.Getting around is the worst thing about staying in Jakarta.→ Uber, Grab and Go-Jek: Drivers from these transportation apps can be booked from Jakarta airport.They offer much cheaper prices compared with taxis (at least 20% less).I tried to keep it as concise and short as possible.
With the latter option, you will normally get special discounts. I don't recommend it unless you are on a very low budget (in that case, just use a moto-taxi).
It is valid for 2 months and it can be extended 4 times for 30 days as well.
The extensions are easier and cheaper to process (25$ each).
→ Purchase a 30-day visa-on-arrival/VOA (35$) at the airport in Jakarta, and then extend it for another 30 days (IDR450,000) at any immigration office.
The process takes about a week and you'll have to make 3 trips to the immigration. → If all of these are too much hassle for you, flying to Singapore and back to Jakarta on the same day is a popular option as well and it can be done for less than 70 dollars.
The taxi mafias mentioned above are naturally unhappy so you have to be discreet when taking them.