Travel Guide

At a quick Glance...

Best time to visit: May – August  and December – February are the driest months in the year (dry season). Average minimum temperature: 25 C. Average maximum temperature: 35 C. The driest weather is in June when an average of 126mm of rainfall occurs.

How long to stay: 3 days to explore the main sites.

Language: Malay, English

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (1 GBP = 5.82 MYR)

Transport: Download the ‘Grab‘ app for quick pick ups at cheap prices with lots of drivers available. ‘InDrive‘ app used by locals with a bidding like process to select driver at desire price. 

Things you should know before travelling: ATM machines do not charge a fee when withdrawing money.


Places to Eat

Penang is known as the food capital of Malaysia and it definitely does live up to its name - be prepared to try as many of their culinary treats as the options are endless!


Things to Do

Kuala Lumpur is a melting pot of different cultures which is evident in their cuisine with strong Indian, Chinese and Malay influences - you definitely won't be disappointed by the variety of food available!