Practicalities

Time


Eight hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of U.S Standard Time.

Electricity


Voltage is 220 - 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second. Malaysia uses standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets.

Weight & Measurement


Malaysia follows the metric system for weight and measurement.

Telecommunications


Local calls can be made from public phones using coins or prepaid card. International calls can also be made using phone cards or at any Telekom office.