Your wedding guide – Malaysia

Things you need to know about getting married in Malaysia.

If you’re seeking diversity then Malaysia may be perfect for you. It’s kaleidoscopic range of experiences, adventures and activities ensure an exciting Malaysia wedding and honeymoon. Marvel at Malaysia’s vibrant capital city, Kuala Lumpur, where reminders of a colonial past rub shoulders with more modern high-rise buildings, and enjoy world-class resorts, shopping, rainforests and sparkling beaches.

One of the brightest jewels in Malaysia’s crown is its food, which is heavily influenced by the wonderful melding of the three main cultures that make up the country’s population – Malaysian, Chinese and Indian.

Legalities

Most resorts offer wedding packages that include the services of a wedding coordinator to handle the legal aspects of your destination wedding. However, be sure that your documents are sighted and stamped by the High Commission of Malaysia before you leave Australia.

Weather

Malaysia has a tropical climate that is generally hot and sultry, with temperatures ranging from 20 to 30°C. An exception is in the highlands, where it’s usually cooler and less humid. On the west coast of Malaysia, the rainy season runs from September to December, while on the east coast it runs from October to February. In East Malaysia, heavy rains traditionally fall between November and February.

Currency

The Malaysian ringgit (MYR) is the official currency of Malaysia. There are ATM machines everywhere and credit cards are widely accepted.

Wedding venues

To find your dream Malaysia wedding venue, visit our exclusive directory of stunning resorts and hotels that specialise in destination weddings.

For more information about getting married in Malaysia, visit the High Commission of Malaysia website.

Image courtesy of Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa.

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