What is the name of the local currency?
The Malaysian currency is called the Ringgit (RM or MYR).
What is the time difference between Malaysia and GMT?
Malaysia has a single time zone and is 8 hours ahead of London GMT and 7 hours ahead of time during the UK’s daylight saving time. Malaysia is 13 hours ahead of New York (Eastern Standard Time) and 12 hours during daylight saving time in the summer.
Do you need deposit upon booking?
Yes. we need deposit to secure your booking.
Can I use local ATMs to withdraw cash?
Malaysian banks are linked to networks such as PLUS, Maestro and Cirrus so you can withdraw cash at local ATMs. ATMs are readily available in towns and cities.
Are credit and charge cards widely accepted in Sarawak & Sabah?
Yes, Visa and MasterCard credit cards are widely accepted. American Express is less widely accepted. Retail outlets often have a RM 50 minimum charge for paying with a credit card. Some outlets levy a 2-3% fee for using a credit card.