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 0.32||AUD 1.61||AUD 3.21||AUD 32.14||AUD 321.39|
|Canada||CAD 0.32||CAD 1.58||CAD 3.16||CAD 31.65||CAD 316.48|
|Ireland||EUR 0.22||EUR 1.10||EUR 2.20||EUR 21.95||EUR 219.51|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.33||NZD 1.67||NZD 3.34||NZD 33.40||NZD 333.96|
|South Africa||ZAR 3.49||ZAR 17.47||ZAR 34.94||ZAR 349.40||ZAR 3,494.00|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.18||GBP 0.92||GBP 1.84||GBP 18.38||GBP 183.78|
|United States of America||USD 0.25||USD 1.23||USD 2.45||USD 24.54||USD 245.43|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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