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)
Be aware that alcohol is not widely drunk in Borneo due to the Muslim population, but you can still find it. Beer is cheapest in the local underground supermarket bars, and much more expensive in normal bars and restaurants.
Meals at food stalls are perfect for those on a budget, costing between $1-2. Mid-range restaurant meals will cost between $5-12.
Taxis in Borneo can cost between $10-50 depending on the distance and which location you are in.
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.