The Malaysian Ringgit (plural: Ringgit; currency code RM) is the official currency of Malaysia. One (1) Ringgit (RM) can divided into 100 sen (cents). The largest currency note amount is one hundred (100) Ringgit and the smallest coin amount is five (5) cents.


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The Malaysian currency is referred to as Ringgit Malaysia, hence the official abbreviation and currency symbol RM.

Malaysian Ringgit - bank notes and coins
Banknotes frequently used: RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50, and RM100. Coins frequently used: 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, and 50 cents


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Samples of Malaysia bank notes
Samples of Malaysian Ringgit


Banks and Currency Exchange Counters at klia2

You can find many currency exchange counters at the klia2:

AmBank at klia2
AmBank at klia2
CIMB Bank Currency Exchange Counter at klia2
CIMB Bank at klia2

RHB Currency Exchange Counter at klia2
RHB at klia2
MayBank at klia2
MayBank at klia2

Currency Exchange Location at klia2
Bank Islam Level 1, #06, gateway@klia2 mall
CIMB Bank Level 1, #12, gateway@klia2 mall
CIMB Bank Level 2, #145 & 146, gateway@klia2 mall
RHB Level 2, #03, gateway@klia2 mall
AmBank Level 3, #03, gateway@klia2 mall
MayBank Level 3, #01, gateway@klia2 mall
CIMB Bank Departure Hall
Hong Leong Bank Departure Hall
Travelex Satellite Building

Banks & Money Changers at Level 2, gateway@klia2 mall
Banks & Money Changers at Level 2, gateway@klia2 mall

RHB Bank Currency Exchange Counter at klia2
RHB Bank at Level 2, gateway@klia2 mall

CIMB Bank Currency Exchange Counter at klia2
CIMB Bank at Level 2, gateway@klia2 mall


Automated Teller Machine (ATM) at the klia2

Lots of ATM machines provided by various banks are located at the gateway@klia2 mall.

Bank Location at gateway@klia2
RHB Bank Level 1, next to ticketing counter
RHB Bank Level 2, next to carpark lobby
Al-Rahji Level 2, next to carpark lobby
CIMB Bank Level 2, next to Jaya Grocer
BSN Level 2, next to Jaya Grocer
MEPS Level 2, next to Jaya Grocer

Bank Location at gateway@klia2
Alliance Level 2, next to Jaya Grocer
BSN Level 2M, next to The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
RHB Bank Level 2M, next to The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
MayBank Level 3-01
AmBank Level 2-138

ATM Machines near RHB Bank
ATM Machines near RHB Bank
ATM Machines near Jaya Grocer
ATM Machines near Jaya Grocer

Samples of Malaysian Ringgit

One Malaysian Ringgit (RM1)
One Malaysian Ringgit (RM1.00)

Five Malaysian Ringgit (RM5)
Five Malaysian Ringgit (RM5.00)

Ten Malaysian Ringgit (RM10)
Ten Malaysian Ringgit (RM10.00)

Twenty Malaysian Ringgit (RM20)
Twenty Malaysian Ringgit (RM20.00)

Fifty Malaysian Ringgit (RM50)
Fifty Malaysian Ringgit (RM50.00)

One Hundred Malaysian Ringgit (RM100)
One Hundred Malaysian Ringgit (RM100.00)


Best-rates' money changers in town

If time allows, you may want to check out the money exchange counters at Mid Valley shopping mall. They offer the best exchange rates for your need of money exchange and you often find yourself getting a good 3% to 5% more value for your money.

Center court, Mid Valley shopping mall
Center court, Mid Valley shopping mall

How to get there from the airport? From the airport, take the KLIA Transit, stop at the Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL station, then switch over to KTM Komuter train service at the Bandar Tasik Selatan KTM Komuter station and take the KTM Komuter train to stop at the Mid Valley KTM Komuter station.

Money exchange counters at LG level, center court of Mid Valley shopping mall
Money exchange counters at LG level, center court of Mid Valley shopping mall

From the Mid Valley KTM Komuter station, you are just short walking distance to the Mid Valley shopping mall. Go the the Lower Ground (LG) level at the center court and you will find plenty of money exchange counters for your review.

These money exchange counters are always packed with customers
These money exchange counters are always packed with customers

If you walk around, you will find altogether 5 to 6 money exchange counters at the shopping mall. Almost all of them offers better rates if compared to the money exchange counters at the airports.


Money exchange counter near the Gardens mall, located at LG level
Money exchange counter near the Gardens mall, located at LG level