The Malaysian currency is Ringgit Malaysia (RM) which comes in notes and coins. Major currencies can be exchanged at most hotels, banks and licenced money changers. One Ringgit Malaysia
is approximately USD 0.23
Kuala Lumpur operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 8 hours.
Malaysia’s year-round tropical weather has sunny days with occasional rainfall and the average temperature ranges from 22°C to 32°C.
Business attire is most appropriate for attending conference and business functions. For sightseeing or shopping, light cotton clothing is advised. Most malls and restaurants are air-conditioned.
220–240V AC at 50 cycles per second. Standard UK-type three pin plugs are used.
Bottled mineral water is easily available in shops, restaurants and supermarkets.
Access by Air
Getting to Malaysia is easy with over 40 airlines, including Malaysia national carrier - Malaysia Airlines. Malaysia primary gateway is the state-of-the-art Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).
Visitors can take flights from KLIA to all major cities and towns in the Peninsula as well as Sabah and Sarawak. The national budget airline is AirAsia – which flies the domestic routes as
well as some international and Asian routes.