Prices in Malaysia



1 USD = 4,78 MYR

Prices in cafes and restaurants

1.  Average bill in cheap local cafe

10.50 MYR

2.  Average bill in tourist restaurant

64.55 MYR

3.  Big Mac combo set (medium)

13.29 MYR

4.  Cup of cappuccino

10.64 MYR

Prices on products in supermarkets

1.  Bottle of water 0,5 liter

1.34 MYR

2.  Bottle of local beer 0,5 liter

7.54 MYR

3.  Bottle of imported beer 0,5 liter

13.56 MYR

4.  Bottle of wine 0.75 liter

44.17 MYR

5.  Bottle of Coca-Cola 0.5 liter

6.12 MYR

6.  Rice 1 kg

5.50 MYR

7.  Bottle of milk 1 liter

6.59 MYR

8.  Tomato 1 kg

4.80 MYR

9.  Loaf of bread 0.5 kg

3.21 MYR

10.  Banana 1 kg

4.96 MYR

11.  Oranges 1 kg

8.33 MYR

12.  Apples 1 kg

7.70 MYR

13.  Potato 1 kg

4.42 MYR

14.  Meat (pork) 1 kg

33 MYR

15.  Chicken breasts 1 kg

18.30 MYR

16.  Cheese 1 kg

60.46 MYR

17.  Eggs 10 pieces

4.83 MYR

18.  Snickers 50 g

3.18 MYR

Prices of accommodation rental

1.  Bed in 8-beds dormitory

26.67 MYR

2.  Double room in budget hostel

72.50 MYR

3.  Double room in average hotel (3-4 stars)

177 MYR

4.  Rent of 1-bedroom apartment per day

118 MYR

5.  Rent of 1-bedroom apartment per month

1260 MYR

6.  Average price for utilities per month

215 MYR

7.  Cost of internet per month

142 MYR

Real estate prices

1.  Price per square meter to buy apartment in city centre

925 MYR

2.  Price per square meter to buy apartment outside of city centre

800 MYR

Transportation costs

1.  Price of one-way ticket in public transport

2.80 MYR

2.  Price of monthly pass for public transport

82 MYR

3.  Price of a taxi ride (average cost of trip in the city)

17 MYR

4.  Cost of renting a motorbike per day

20 MYR

5.  Cost of renting a bicycle per day

60 MYR

6.  Cost of renting a car per day

110 MYR

7.  Price of 1 liter of petrol 95

2.14 MYR

Flights to Malaysia

We got information about prices in Malaysia on food in cafes and restaurants, products in supermarkets, accommodation rental, real estate and transportation costs based on the data of 18 people. At the moment, prices have been added to such cities as Georgetown , Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, Pantai Cenang, Petaling Jaya and Shah Alam.

We analyzed the average prices in Malaysia and calculated that one day in country will cost you 287 Malaysian ringgits.

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An advices on how to save money on food, transport and accommodation while traveling around Malaysia

Malaysia is a one of the cheapest country to travel in the world. You can't finish Malaysia in 1 trip, basically split into 2. One is West Malaysia, another one is East Malaysia. West Malaysia, you can cover it minimum 5 days, with hopping each city. Kuala Lumpur, Melacca, Genting, Ipoh.
Island you can explore Langkawi/ Redang/ Perhentian and Pangkor. Malaysia food is delicious and most delicious food are not serve in air condition restaurant. Thats the truely Malaysian style. Average a meal are USD5 per head include drink. East Malaysia, you spend 1 trip in Sarawak, 1 trip in Sabah. If you want to combine it, then it will be longer (10 days) covering, Kuching, Miri, Tawau, Kota Kinabalu.


You won’t have to save to eat in Kuala Lumpur. U can get good food at 2usd easily. Don’t try to cook in Kuala Lumpur, because this is a food heaven. You would be spoiled by all the choices. Transport is pretty fair priced too. Don’t bother to rent a car if u r traveling in the city. Just download the app called grab and travel with grab to everywhere within the city. U can save with promo code and reward points you have earn along the way. Just find out how to redeem the points and use it before you leave the city. Accommodation price varies from the selection of your accommodation type. There are a lot of boutique hotel charging from 40usd to 60usd per night if u would like to save from accommodation but also staying at a clean and strategically located place.


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