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Malaysia Currency

Money

The official currency is the Malaysian Ringit (MYR), also referred to as the Malaysian Dollar, which is divided into 100 sen. Money changers are generally quicker to deal with than banks and do not charge commission; their rates however are variable. British Pounds or US Dollars are the easiest to exchange. 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$ 0.35 A$ 1.77 A$ 3.54 A$ 35.37 A$ 353.74
Canada C$ 0.33 C$ 1.67 C$ 3.34 C$ 33.43 C$ 334.30
Ireland € 0.24 € 1.19 € 2.38 € 23.81 € 238.13
New Zealand NZ$ 0.39 NZ$ 1.96 NZ$ 3.93 NZ$ 39.30 NZ$ 392.96
South Africa R 3.28 R 16.42 R 32.85 R 328.46 R 3,284.60
United Kingdom £ 0.17 £ 0.85 £ 1.70 £ 17.05 £ 170.49
United States of America US$ 0.26 US$ 1.31 US$ 2.63 US$ 26.26 US$ 262.57

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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