Essential Travel Information Passport
Visitors to Malaysia must be in possession of valid passport/travel documents with a minimum validity of six months beyond the period of intended stay.
In the case of a national passport not recognised by the Malaysian Government, the holder must be in possession of a document in lieu of passport obtainable at the nearest Malaysian Mission abroad.
The national passport must also ensure
his re-entry into the country of his citizenship.
Tourist Visa Requirements
Tourist Visa Requirements are issued by Malaysian Diplomatic Missions abroad or British Consulates which act for Malaysia in countries where no diplomatic representation of Malaysia is established.
All visitors to Malaysia should inquire at the nearest Malaysian
Diplomatic Mission for the latest entry procedures and requirements.
Changing Money & ATM's
Most foreign currencies and traveler checks are easily changed at banks, hotels or moneychangers. Money changes are open until late in all tourist areas.
Travel and Tourism Essentials - Kuala Lumpur is an interesting and well-ordered capital, with some massive monuments including the Petronas Towers as well as some historical treasures.
The islands of Langkawi and Penang off the west coast have some great beaches and shopping, while the Cameron Highlands in the northern part of the country are a must-see.
The state of Sabah on Borneo Island features Mount Kinabalu, the highest peak in Southeast Asia.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is one of Southeast Asia’s major air hubs and flights arrive here from all over the world.
There is just one terminal building handling both international and domestic flights and although the airport is a long way from the city, transport links are excellent, with a combination of trains, buses, shuttles, minivans, taxis and limos offering quick travel to the city.
Reasonably priced trains run all over the country and connect Malaysia with both Thailand in the north and Singapore in the south.
Travel and Tourism Essentials - The north of the Malaysian peninsula, home to the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and the tropical beaches and islands around Langkawi, is the most popular destination for most visitors. Those who venture farther afield, to the island of Borneo, are rewarded with fascinating natural and ethnic attractions.
Travel and Tourism Essentials - Over the last century, Kuala Lumpur has grown into a modern, bustling city of almost two million inhabitants. Situated on the convergence of the Kelang and Gombak rivers, Kuala Lumpur retains much of the character of its colonial past.