Bearing similarities with Singapore, Malaysia is a cultural haven with its diverse population, languages and gastronomic experiences. At 330,803 km² wide, there’s always a vacation spot from luxe getaways to nature hideouts. Savour the street food of Penang, visit the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, and climb the World Heritage Site of Mount Kinabalu.
Country Code: +60
Time Zone: GMT +8 hours (Same as Singapore)
Peak Travel Period: Dec – Feb
Four Seasons: No
Currency: Malaysia Ringgit, MYR (RM)
Transport Card: MyRapid
Tap water: Depends on city. Drink filtered or bottled water.
AC Socket Type: Type G – 240V 50Hz
- Hello/Greetings – Apa Kabar? (ah-pah kah-bah)
- Thank you – Terima Kasih (ter-ree-mah kah-see)
- Please – Tolong (toh-long)
- Sorry – Ma’af (mah-ah-f)
- Do you speak english – Boleh anda cakap bahasa Inggeris? (bow-leh ah-n-dah cha-kah-p bah-ha-sah in-gur-rees)
- Good – Bagus (bah-goos)