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 30.81 AUD 308.11
Canada CAD 0.31 CAD 1.56 CAD 3.11 CAD 31.13 CAD 311.27
Ireland EUR 0.21 EUR 1.03 EUR 2.05 EUR 20.55 EUR 205.48
New Zealand NZD 0.33 NZD 1.64 NZD 3.28 NZD 32.79 NZD 327.89
South Africa ZAR 2.98 ZAR 14.88 ZAR 29.75 ZAR 297.52 ZAR 2,975.17
United Kingdom GBP 0.18 GBP 0.89 GBP 1.78 GBP 17.77 GBP 177.72
United States of America USD 0.23 USD 1.15 USD 2.31 USD 23.08 USD 230.78

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

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