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Info for Travellers

Currency

The Malaysian currency is called Ringgit (Malay: Ringgit Malaysia, abbreviated as RM); the coin is 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents and 50 cents; and the banknotes are RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50 and RM100.

Communication Language

The residents in Perak can communicates in 2 main languages. Malay as their national language and English is widely converse among the residents.

Climate

Perak has a tropical rainforest climate that is hot, humid and rainy all year round. Temperature differences are small throughout the year with an average between 24 and 32 degree Celsius. The wet season is from Oktober to December and the driest month is January. When going out, it is best to carry a raincoat, umbrella, sunscreen and sunglasses to protect yourself from the rain and sun.

Internet

Travellers are advised to purchase a local telco Simcard at the airport or any local telco shops to access fast 4G internet.