Most countries do not require a tourist visa for entry to Malaysia.
For the latest status, an excellent source is the High
Commission of Malaysia web site in Australia or check your specific country at
For a list of exempt countries, visit Project
The Malaysian currency is the ringgit.
Malaysia is located along the equator and the South China Sea, so it experiences year round hot, humid
weather. Expect no perceptible difference in temperature regardless
of the month of the year. Malaysia is subject to two monsoon seasons
covering most of the year. Rainfall is slightly higher in the months
of November and December, but precipitation is consistent in every month
of the year.
Malaysia uses the standard British electrical
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