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DXB / PPaul

FRA / WolfG

HKG / WWong

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COST OF LIVING / MM2H - Pls See Malaysia Lifestyle Links for More Info

The good thing about Malaysia is the low cost of living in Malaysia - Once you have the MM2H Visa you can reside or retire in low cost Malaysia with a high stand of living !

Prices in Supermarket / Eating Out / Healthcare / Public Transport / Home Rental / Education / Golf Course Membership / Domestic Help (All Info From Malaysian Industrial Development Authority - www.mida.gov.my) Check Out: Malaysia Lifestyle Links

Prices of Selected Consumer Items in Kuala Lumpur / Penang & Johor Bahru cost of living is even lower !

Check Out Supermarkets:-                

Prices in Supermarkets
  US$

A can of Coke 

0.26 - 0.32

A pack of cigarettes (premium 20s)

1.39

A can of beer (320 ml) 

1.28 - 1.71

A bottle of mineral water (1.5 litre) 

0.29 - 0.50

A box of cornflakes (275g)

1.55

A loaf of wholemeal bread (420g) 

0.50 - 0.64

Eating Out in Malaysia

Prices quoted are for the city of Kuala Lumpur and would generally be lower for other locations in Malaysia.

RM
US$

A lunch at a food court

6 - 10
1.69 - 2.82

A lunch at a restaurant in a 5-star hotel

50 - 100
14.11 - 28.21

Burger King (Whopper®)

7.95
2.24

KFC (Snack plate)

8.20
2.31

Mc Donald's (Big MacTM)

5.70
1.61

Pizza Hut (12-inch pizza)

25.90 - 30.90
7.31 - 8.72

Sushi King (Set meals)

13.90 - 29.90
3.92 - 8.44

Note: 1USD = RM3.25 ( Sept 2014 )

Health Care

Consultation Fees charged by General Practitioners

RM
US$

Minor

30 - 35
8.46 - 9.87

Intermediate

35 - 75
9.87 - 105.80

Major

75 - 125
105.80 - 32.27

Consultation Fees charged by Physicians, Peadiatricians and Psychiatrists

Initial
Followup
RM
US$
RM
US$

Simple

60
21.70
35
9.87

Intermediate

120
33.86
60
16.93

Complex

180
50.78
90
25.39

Source: Malaysian Medical Association - www.mma.org.my

 

Hospital Ward Charges

Category of Ward
Per night
RM*
US$*

Single Bedded

198 - 238
55.86 - 67.15

2-Bedded

128 - 160
36.11 - 45.14

4-Bedded

88 - 98
24.83 - 27.65

* Room rates are subject to 5% Government Tax.

Sources:

 

Public Transport

RM
US$
Taxi Fares
On Meter (by kilometre)
- For the first 2 km

2.00

0.56

- For every subsequent 200 m

0.10

0.03

Radiophone Charges
- For every taxi call

1.00

0.28

- All luggage placed in the boot

1.00

0.28

Bus Fares
RAPID KL

Type of ticket (Daily pass)
- Local Shuttle
1.00
0.28
- Trunk Line 2.00 0.56
- City Shuttle 2.00 0.56
 
Light Rail Transit
(Services available only in Kuala Lumpur/ Selangor)

Kelana Jaya Line

0.70 - 2.50

0.20 - 0.71

Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line

0.70 - 2.80

0.20 - 0.79

KLIA Express (Standard Single Trip)

35

9.87

KL Monorail

1.20 - 2.50

0.34 - 0.71

Note: USD1 = RM3.25 ( Sept 2014 )

Pantai Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital, Kuala Lumpur
Subang Medical Centre, Selangor

 

 

KL Rented Accommodation, Furnished ( Rentals in Penang & Johor Is Even Lower Up to 30% )

 

Prime Urban Residential
Area in Kuala Lumpur
(per month)

Suburbs of Kuala Lumpur
(per month)

Houses

 

 

Bungalow

RM5,600 - 25,000

RM3,200 - 15,000

 

US$1,474 - 6,579

US$842 - 3,947

Semi-detached

RM3,900 - 9,000

RM2,200 - 6,000

 

US$1,026 - 2,368

US$579 - 1,579

Terrace

RM2,000 - 3,300

RM1,100 - 3,700

 

US$526 - 868

US$290 - 974

Apartments/Condominiums

 

 

 1-bedroom

RM1,600 - 2,500

RM1,000 - 1,500

 

US$421 - 658

US$263 - 395

2-bedroom

RM2,200 - 7,500

RM1,400 - 3,200

 

US$579 - 1,974

US$368 - 842

3-bedroom

RM3,500 - 12,500

RM1,500 - 4,500

 

US$921 - 3,290

US$395 - 1,184

 

 

International School Fees

There are more than 30 international schools registered with the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. These schools are located in the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Labuan, and the states of Johor (Johor Bahru), Kelantan (Kota Bharu), Melaka (Malacca), Negeri Sembilan (Mantin), Pahang (Kuantan), Penang (island), Perak (Ipoh), Sabah (Kota Kinabalu) and Sarawak (Kuching).

 

The fees shown below are from a cross-section of the schools and are calculated for a whole year. 

The International School of Kuala Lumpur (American curriculum)

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Application : 513 (US$135)

Prep. reception & pre-jr.: 22,317 (US$5,873)

Kinderg. - grade 12 : 13,509 (US$3,555)

Prep. senior - grade 5 : 33,664 (US$8,859)

Prep-reception - prep jr.: 1,520 (US$400)

Grades 6-8 : 38,946 (US$10,249)

Re-enrolment: 3,515 (US$925)

Grades 9-12 : 42,237 (US$11,115)

Family Deposit : 10,013 (US$2,635)

 

 

French International School, Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Registration: 6,750 (US$1,776)

Kindergarten. : 10,917 (US$2,873)

Application : 1,000 (US$263)

Primary School : 13,770 (US$3,624)

Surety deposit : 3,750 (US$987)

High School : 19,341 (US$5,090)

 

College: 24,063 (US$6,332)

 

 Deutsche Schule, Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Membership: 300 (US$79)

Kindergarten: 11,400 (US$3,000)

Registration. : 4,500 (US$1,184)

Class 1 - 4 : 15,000 (US$3,947)

Yr 1 -10 reg.: 6,000 (US$1,579)

 Class 5-10 : 16,200 (US$4,263)

Deposit Fee (refundable) :

 

Kindergarten : 2,850 (US$750)

 

Class 1 - 4 : 3,750 (US$987)

 

Class 5 - 10 : 4,050 (US$1,066)

 

 

Japanese School of Kuala Lumpur

Registration Fee (RM)

Tuition Fee per annum (RM)

Kindergarten : 1,000 (US$263)

Kindergarten : 7,200 (US$1,895) 

Primary & Secondary : 2,000 (US$526)

Primary : 5,040 (US$1,326)

 

Senior 1 - 3 : 5,400 (US$1,421)

Golf Club Membership ( Penang & Johor Golf Courses Membership is Much Much Lower ! )

Course: 36 holes

Club Fees
RM
US$
Corporate Membership (one nominee)
30,000 - 110,000
8,464 - 31,034
Monthly Subscription*
63 - 157.50
18 - 44
Green Fees
- Weekdays
50 - 120
14 - 34
- Weekends
120 - 250
34 - 71

* Excluding 5% government tax
Sources: Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club
Bukit Beruntung Golf & Country Club,
Glenmarie Golf & Country Club

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Note: USD1 = RM3.25 ( Set 2014 )

 

Domestic Help

 

RM per month

Servant (foreign maid, full-time)

700 - 1,000 (US$184 - 263)

Driver (basic)

1,200 - 1,500 (US$316 - 395)