Smartphones are now common in our daily lives, greatly improving our routines and information access. They are crucial while traveling, replacing physical maps and guidebooks with convenient apps.

For a trip to Indonesia, knowing the vital apps for your phone is essential. These apps offer various functions and services, some even potentially life-saving. We’ve compiled a list of such apps, from flight booking to digital payments, many of which require an internet connection. To avoid high roaming costs, getting a local SIM card or using Wi-Fi hotspots in Indonesia is advisable.

Application List

  • AirAsia

    Logo Airasia Square
    Travel / Local

    An app for booking AirAsia domestic and international flights.

  • Batik Air

    Batik Air logo
    Travel / Local

    An app for booking Batik Air domestic and international flights.

  • Garuda Indonesia

    Garuda Indonesia logo
    Travel / Local

    An app for booking Garuda Indonesia domestic and international flights.

  • GoJek

    Gojek Logo

    Ride-hailing app for motorcycle and cars, also offers food delivery and logistic service.

  • Google Maps

    Logo Google Maps
    Maps / Navigate

    The replacement for your physical map, it can even work when your device is offline.

  • Google Translate

    Logo Google Translate

    If you are not fluent in Indonesian, you will find this translator app useful.

  • GoPay

    GoPay logo
    Digital Payment

    Part of Gojek, this app allows you to pay for various things using QR code or mobile number.

  • Grab

    Grab Logo

    Southeast Asia’s choice of ride-hailing and food delivery app also works in Indonesia.

  • Lion Air

    Lion Air logo
    Travel / Local

    An app for booking Lion Air domestic and international flights.

  • My Blue Bird Taxi

    My Blue Bird

    An app to order Blue Bird taxi service, one of the best taxis in Indonesia.

  • Ovo

    OVO Logo
    Digital Payment

    Digital payment app which allows you to pay using QR Code or mobile number.


    Tiket Logo
    Travel / Local

    An all-in-one app that you can use to book hotels, flights, and more.

  • Traveloka

    Traveloka logo
    Travel / Local

    An app for booking flights, hotels, restaurants, entertainments, and so on; the possibilities are endless.

  • Waze

    Waze logo
    Maps / Navigate

    Navigating around Indonesia could never be easier with this app.

  • Zomato

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    Travel / Local

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