An exciting blend of city, rainforest, and beach...

...with the lively mixture of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures bringing a fascinating array of cultural attractions - and wonderful food!

Hotels in Malaysia

Essential information for Malaysia

Local time

Language

Flag of Malaysia
Malay

Currency

Malaysian Ringgit
Official currency of Malaysia

Flight information

12h 50m
Kuala Lumpur
Direct

Flight schedule

  • Malaysia Airlines flights to Kuala Lumpur depart twice daily from London Heathrow. Onward flights to Penang, Langkawi and Kota Kinabalu (Borneo) are also operated by Malaysia Airlines.

Do I need a VISA?

British citizens do not require a visa.

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Malaysia Tourism Tax

The Royal Malaysian Customs Department have introduced a Tourism Tax on accommodation across the country. A flat fee of RM10, approximately $2.34, will be taxed per room per night on all accommodation options. This tax is solely for foreign tourists and they will be liable to pay directly to the hotel upon check-in.