Travel Tips

Where to exchange Ringgit-Malaysia in Kota Kinabalu?

  • 2017-10-29

Exchange enough Ringgit-Malaysia in your own country before arrive is the convenience way, but the exchange rate will not so good.

There are several ways to exchange currency after arrival:

  1. Airport (The easiest way, but the lowest exchange rate)
  2. Bank (Rate is slightly low, exchange during business day only)
  3. Shopping Complex (A lot of Money Exchanger, shop around to get the best exchange rate is recommended)

List of Money Changers in Kota Kinabalu City

Shopping Mall Money Changer Telephone Location
NBL Sdn. Bhd.
Ground Floor, Wisma Merdeka Fasa 2
Traveller's Money Changer Sdn. Bhd.
BA, Wisma Merdeka
Focurek Services Sdn. Bhd.
Ground Floor, Wisma Merdeka Fasa 2
  Focurek Services Sdn. Bhd. 088-253723 B1222A, 2nd Floor, Wisma Merdeka Fasa 2
  Nebula Star Sdn. Bhd. 088-257768 Ground Floor, Wisma Merdeka Phase 2
  Ban Loong Money Changer 088-237933 BA, Wisma Merdeka
CENTER POINT Lee Kui Kiaw Money Changer Sdn. Bhd. 088-241254 BA, Centre Point Sabah
  Centenmas Sdn. Bhd. 088-299111 Ground Floor, City Parade Centre Point Sabah
  EZ Money Express Sdn. Bhd. 016-8268209 Lot No.1 Ground Floor, City Parade
1 BORNEO HYPERMALL Sunria Corporation Sdn. Bhd. 088-448181 Ground Floor, 1 Borneo Block C
KK PLAZA Garuda Cahaya Sdn. Bhd. 088-222500 Ground Floor, KK Plaza
SINSURAN Horizon Remit Sdn. Bhd. 088-251494 Lot 3, Ground Floor, Block L, Sinsuran Complex
KARAMUNSING Innofajar Sdn. Bhd. 088-538829 Ground Floor, Block B Kompleks Karamunsing


Wisma Merdeka

The Money Exchanger are legal operating in Sabah, no extra fee will be charged. You could see the exchange rate on each shop’s billboard. You might also sell away the Ringgit-Malaysia before you leave.

Business Hour of bank at KKIA: 6:30am - 10:30pm