Malaysia Currency


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 AUD 0.31 AUD 1.54 AUD 3.08 AUD 30.77 AUD 307.71
Canada CAD 0.32 CAD 1.58 CAD 3.17 CAD 31.66 CAD 316.57
Ireland EUR 0.21 EUR 1.07 EUR 2.14 EUR 21.36 EUR 213.59
New Zealand NZD 0.32 NZD 1.61 NZD 3.22 NZD 32.25 NZD 322.48
South Africa ZAR 3.19 ZAR 15.93 ZAR 31.86 ZAR 318.56 ZAR 3,185.63
United Kingdom GBP 0.19 GBP 0.95 GBP 1.90 GBP 19.01 GBP 190.11
United States of America USD 0.24 USD 1.18 USD 2.36 USD 23.62 USD 236.19

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

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