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What language is spoken in Malaysia?

The official language of Malaysia is Malay. There are ten different dialects of this language spoken throughout the country with the official standard dialect being Bahasa. 

Is English spoken throughout Malaysia?

English is very commonly spoken in Malaysia.

What currency is used in Malaysia?

The currency used throughout the country is the Malaysian Ringgit. Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. There are plenty of ATMs in Malaysia's main tourist areas.

Do I need a Visa to travel to Malaysia?

A Visa is not required when travelling from Canada or the United States as a tourist for up to 90 days. 

When is the best time to travel to Malaysia?

The best time to travel to Malaysia varies depending on which coast one is visiting. The best time to visit the west coast is between December and April while the east coast is best to visit between April and October. 

Is there transportation within Malaysia?

Much of your travels throughout the country will be by bus, minivan, long-distance taxi and even short flights between different regions. 

Is Malaysia a family friendly destination?

Malaysia is most definitely a family friendly destination with stunning beaches, great food, and a fascinating culture to experience. Explore the bug and butterfly park on Penang Island or visit Legoland theme park in south Malaysia, there is something for everyone!


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