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Kuala Lumpur skyline view from Lake Gardens
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QUICK FACTS

Want more tips so that you can get started on exploring Kuala Lumpur right away? We have some quick facts to make your visit to the city that much easier. Just browse the information below to get an idea of what to pack, which currency to use, and what to prepare in terms of electronics. Of course, if you find that you need extra assistance, our team at our hotels are always there to help.

Sultan Abdul Samad building facade

QUICK FACTS

Want more tips so that you can get started on exploring Kuala Lumpur right away? We have some quick facts to make your visit to the city that much easier. Just browse the information below to get an idea of what to pack, which currency to use, and what to prepare in terms of electronics. Of course, if you find that you need extra assistance, our team at our hotels are always there to help.

Various Malaysian currency and coins

QUICK FACT #1 CURRENCY

Malaysia's official currency is the Ringgit (RM or MYR), and it's fairly convenient to exchange money anywhere in the Kuala Lumpur. Bank notes are available in RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50 and RM100 denominations.

Natural Swamp in Malaysia showing tropical weather

QUICK FACT #2 CLIMATE

All states of Malaysia, including Kuala Lumpur, enjoys a stable temperature and climate all-year round, ranging from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF).

Expect added rainfall from November to January and March to May.

Traditional Malay dance in Malaysia

QUICK FACT #3 CULTURE & LANGUAGE

Malaysia's official language is Malay, and it is most widely-spoken language in the country, as well as in Kuala Lumpur. Other main languages spoken in the city include English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Tamil.

River of Life

QUICK FACT #4 GENERAL INFO (TIME & ELECTRICITY)

Time: 
Eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+8).

Electricity:
Standard voltage is 220 – 240 Volts AC at 50 cycles per second. Malaysia uses standard 3-pin square plugs (Type G).