Malaysia is a country that is not only diverse in culture, it also offer a diversity of holiday genre. Malaysia is a country consisting of 13 states and 3 federal territories. The country is separated into two regions, West Malaysia which is the main Malaysia Peninsular and East Malaysia which is connected to Brunei and Indonesia.

Malaysia has lots to offer as a holiday destination. There are places that will satisfy different travel delights. Though it is relatively easy to get around in Malaysia, it is always good to look out for some useful information about the place before you begin your travel. Here are some useful travel tips for Malaysia:

Trading hours in Malaysia

You can enjoy all day and all night shopping and dining in Malaysia. The common trading hours in Malaysia are from 10am to 10pm, from Monday to Sunday.

Car rental in Malaysia

If you decide to rent a car in Malaysia, a national driving license or an International Driving Permit is required. Drivers must also be at least 23 years old. Malaysian drive on the left hand side of the road and seat belts must be put on at all times. The maximum speed limit in cities and towns is 60km/h and 110km/h for expressways.

Electricity connection in Malaysia

Visitors to Malaysia must check if their electrical appliances can handle the voltage of 220-240 volts AC, 50Hz. The power plugs used in Malaysia are of the three-pin, square-shaped type. If your electrical device does not accept the voltage and the appliance plug shape is different, you will need a voltage converter and a plug adapter.