Malaysian is the main language in Malaysia, but English is widely spoken. In Borneo, however, there are many more languages.
Name: Malaysian ringgit
Malaysia Standard Time (GMT +8)
Beer prices in Malaysia will vary depending on where you want to drink. A bottle can cost anything between $2 and $5.
Meals at food courts or markets in Kuala Lumpur and Penang are the cheapest way to eat, with meals costing between $1-2. Mid-range restaurant meals will cost between $5-12.
Taxis in Malaysia are cheap, but you'll pay more in the big cities.
Public transport is cheap in Malaysia. Longer distance buses will still be under $30.
A dorm bed in a hostel costs between $2-15 a night.
Air-con double rooms with a bathroom in a mid-range hotel will cost between $15 and $30 a night.