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Lincoln, United...
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I am off to Singapore before several days in Kedah, Langkawi. Should I simply take Singapore Dollars or do I need to take the Ringgit with me for my stay in Langkawi?

Thanks in advance

United Kingdom
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1. Re: Currency

A friend of mine just came back 2 days ago from Malaysia and told me that the money exchange in KL airport has a slightly better exchange rate than the UK (only pennies mind).

I hope the advice is right as i'm taking very little in Ringgit's !!!!

Enjoy Your holiday!


Leeds, United...
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2. Re: Currency

Hi Scatch1

Yes, you will need Ringgits for your stay in Langkawi - that's if you are taking currency and not using the ATM's


Georgetown, Penang
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You are going to need malaysian ringgit for Langkawi, if you are arriving by plane there is an exchange place directly on your left as you come out of arrivals, 15 yards from the hall.

If your coming on the boat from the mainland into the jetty, jump in a cab or walk to Maybank in Kuah, they have the best rates.

Use up your singapore dollars, unless you need them for the return trip.

United Kingdom
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4. Re: Currency

Hi just been to my local post office to get a little pocket money and got my Ringgit's at 6.4195.


Georgetown, Penang
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5. Re: Currency


You'll get a better rate here on Langkawi. From the bank,its around 6.79RM to the GBP.

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