The Malaysian Ringit (MYR), also referred to as the Malaysian Dollar, is divided into 100 sen. Malaysian banks charge in the region of US$2-3 for foreign exchange transactions. Moneychangers are generally quicker to deal with and do not charge commission; their rates however are variable. Pounds or dollars are the easiest to exchange. Travellers cheques can be exchanged at banks and some hotels. All major credit cards are accepted at upmarket hotels, shops and restaurants. ATMs are widely available.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Malaysia||MYR 1||MYR 5||MYR 10||MYR 100||MYR 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.31||A$ 1.54||A$ 3.09||A$ 30.87||A$ 308.72|
|Canada||C$ 0.32||C$ 1.62||C$ 3.25||C$ 32.47||C$ 324.72|
|Ireland||€ 0.25||€ 1.26||€ 2.51||€ 25.12||€ 251.21|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.40||NZ$ 2.00||NZ$ 4.01||NZ$ 40.08||NZ$ 400.77|
|South Africa||R 2.69||R 13.44||R 26.89||R 268.89||R 2,688.86|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.21||£ 1.04||£ 2.08||£ 20.77||£ 207.71|
|United States of America||US$ 0.32||US$ 1.59||US$ 3.18||US$ 31.79||US$ 317.94|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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