Malaysia's weather is tropical, high both in temperature and humidity. Daytime temperature is approximately 32-34 degrees Celsius, while it is 26-28 degrees Celsius at night in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 8 hours.
The Malaysian Ringgit is the currency of Malaysia. Please click here for the latest currency exchange rate.
Travel & Immigration
Foreign nationals may enter the country through various land checkpoints, airports, and seaports all over the country. The most direct way to get to Malaysia is to fly commercial into Kuala Lumpur International Airport . KLIA is a well-connected airport servicing many major carriers from all over the world.
Although many nationalities are allowed to enter Malaysia for tourism purposes without a visa (for a limited period of time), some visitors are still required to apply for a visa upon arrival or from their home country. Please click here for entry requirements.
For more information, please contact the Malaysian embassy/consulate in your home country or visit the Malaysian Immigration Department website: www.imi.gov.my
Voltage is 220 – 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second, adaptable to standard 3-pin square plugs and socket.
Monday – Friday (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Business closes during weekends and public holidays.
Goods & Services Tax (GST)
GST is being imposed on eligible goods or services. Tourists are allowed to claim GST refund under the “Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS)” from the Approved Refund Agent at the airport upon leaving Malaysia via flight from one of the 8 international airports in the scope of the TRS. Please click here for more information.