TIPPING IN MALAYSIA
Divided into 100 Sen (Cents)
Exchange Rate: 1 Ringgit ~ 0,23 US Dollar
US$ and SIN$ are also widely accepted.

Tipping is not a culture in Malayisa but is recommeded for restaurants without a a levy of 10% service charge. For other services, it is entirely up to the visitors depending on the satisfaction level. Some tour groups have tipping included in their package prices, in which case the group members are not obliged to pay again for the included services.

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RESTAURANTS & BARS
Waiter 10% of the bill in cash or added to the credit card payment. Not required if 10% service charge is levied by the restaurant.
Wardrobe Not relevant.
Bartender, Counter 10% of the bill in cash or added to the credit card payment. Not required if 10% service charge is levied by the restaurant.
Restroom 1 Ringgit as you leave the restroom.
Valet Parking Usually ask to keep the change, if not exceeding 10 Ringgit, when the car is returned.
HOTELS & LODGING
Porter In hotels, 1 Ringgit per bag after delivery to your room. Same at the time of check-out. At most airports, there is no porter service.
Room Service Give 5 Ringgit per delivery to your room.
Maid Service Between 3 and 5 Ringgit for the maid if you happen to be around.
Concierge Generally, 10 Ringgit at the time of your departure if satisfied with the service. If asking for any specific service, tipping is individual.
TRAVEL & TRANSPORT
Taxi Driver 10% of the taxi fare when they drop you off. Only tip when they use the metre or you agreed on a direct charge.
Tour Guide At the end of the tour, and when satisfied with the service, give 10-30 Ringgit, depending on the duration of the tour. Only if tipping is not already included in the package price.
Tour Driver Between 5 and 15 Ringgit at the end of the trip, depending on the type of service. Only if tipping is not already included in the package price.
Other Services
Hair Dresser If a service charge is not already added to the bill, give 10% of the total after the service.
Food Delivery 5 Ringgit after delivery.
Filling Station Filling stations in Malaysia are self service.
Shoeshine Boy Not common in Malaysia.
Public Restroom Public restrooms are usually unattended, you don't give a tip.
Wellness & Spa Service If a service charge is not already added to the bill, give 10% of the total after the service.
Craftsman Between 5 and 15 Ringgit depending on the type of service after finishing the work.

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