Languages

Bahasa Malaysia is the national language and English is widely spoken. The ethnic groups also speak various languages and dialects.

 

Shopping & Dining Out Hours

Most shopping malls and restaurants are open from 10am – 10pm all week.

 

Climate

Malaysia experiences climate common for the tropics due to its close location to the Equator. Visitors can experience high temperatures and the humid climate as well as rain, which could be considered constants all year round. With daytime temperatures averaging from 32 to 34 degrees Celsius, the afternoon showers, which are expected during the conference period, will bring great relief to the humid conditions. We advise attendees to keep hydrated by drinking lots of water.

 

Currency

There are many currency exchange outlets available in the airport, major shopping malls, and bank offices, where you may change your currency with the Malaysian currency Ringgit Malaysia (RM).

 

Electrical Plugs

240V, 50Hz

 

Credit Cards

All our main shopping malls and department stores accept credit cards. Major credit cards such as Visa, and MasterCard (American Express is also available, though not in as many places) are accepted. However, check with the store or restaurant on their card use terms before you shop or dine there. Also, keep in mind to bring some Ringgit Malaysia (RM) cash for good measure.

 

Connectivity

You may find flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) via the following airlines:

- Malaysia Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Garuda Indonesia
- Air Asia
- Emirates
- Air India
- Malindo Air
- Biman Bangladesh Airlines
- Qatar Airways

Countries with direct flights to Malaysia

ASIA REGION
Australia Adelaide Indonesia  Banda Aceh Uzbekistan Tashkent
  Brisbane   Bandung Kazakhstan Almaty
  Gold Coast   Denpasar Vietnam Da Nang
  Melbourne   Jakarta   Hanoi 
  Perth   Lombok   Ho Chi Minh City
  Sydney   Medan   Nha Trang
Bangladesh Dhaka   Padang    
Brunei Bandar Sri Begawan   Palembang    
Cambodia Phnom Penh   Pekan Baru EUROPE
  Siem Reap   Pontianak Netherlands Amsterdam
China Beijing   Semarang Turkey Istanbul
  Changsha   Surabaya United Kindom London
  Chengdu   Yogyakarta    
  Chongqing Japan Osaka    
  Fuzhou   Tokyo MIDDLE-EAST
  Guangzhou Laos Vientiane Oman Muscat
  Guilin Maldives Male Qatar Doha
  Hangzhou Mauritius Mauritius Saudi Arabia Jeddah
  Hong Kong SAR Myanmar Yangon    
  Kunming Nepal Kathmandu   Riyadh
  Macau New Zealand Auckland UAE Abu Dhabi
  Nanning Pakistan Karachi   Dubai
  Nanning   Lahore    
  Shanghai Philippines Cebu    
  Shantou   Manila    
  Shenzhen Singapore Singapore    
  Wuhan South Korea Busan    
  Xi’an   Jeju City    
  Xiamen   Seoul    
India Amritsar Sri Lanka Colombo    
  Bangalore Taiwan Kaohsiung    
  Chennai   Taipei    
  Hyderabad Thailand Bangkok    
  Kochi   Chiang Mai    
  Kolkata   Hatyai    
  Mumbai   Koh Samui    
  New Delhi   Krabi    
  Tiruchirappalli   Phuket    
  Vishakhapatnam        

 

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