Average TemperatureTemperatures in Kuala Lumpur range from 22.35 to 31.85 (Celcius)
CurrencyMalaysian Ringgit (RM). Travelers' cheques and foreign currencies can be converted to Malaysian Ringgit at banks and hotels. However, there are also money changer kiosks available at large shopping complexes and at the airport. Most major hotels charge a nominal fee for currency conversion.
Major Credit and Charge CardsVISA, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club - credit and charge cards are accepted in almost all departmental stores, supermarkets, petrol stations and restaurants.
Local TimeStandard Malaysian Time is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+8).
Banking HoursMost banks are open Monday through Friday from 9.30am to 4.00pm.
Usual Office HoursMondays to Fridays from 8.00am - 1.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.00pm; Saturday from 8.00am - 1.00pm.
ShoppingShopping centres, supermarkets, restaurants and mini markets are generally open daily from 10am to 10pm. As for tipping; food and beverages in exclusive restaurants, cafes and clubs, as well as accommodations normally include 5 percent service charges.
Tipping is not obligatory in most places.