Moving to Kuala Lumpur
Are you planning on moving to Kuala Lumpur? It’s the largest city in Malaysia and the major business and travel hub for Southeast Asia. It has excellent shopping facilities, incredible restaurants and a world-class airport.
The name Kuala Lumpur means “muddy estuary”, derived from its history as a tin mining town in the 1800s. The city has come a long way since then. It now has beautiful architecture and some of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, world-class highways, and a highly efficient subway system.
The Property situation if you are thinking of moving to Kuala Lumpur
Renting or buying a property in Kuala Lumpur is a relatively easy procedure and there are no hidden cultural nuances to hinder the process. You can expect to pay 8,990.01 RM per square meter to buy an apartment in the city centre.
The following real estate agent has a selection of properties for sale: http://www.knightfrank.co.uk
Schools if moving to Kuala Lumpur
Education in Malaysia is of a high standard and you should not have any problems finding a suitable school for your children. Most ex-pats will want their children to follow the curriculum of their home country and usually choose an international school as most will offer the British National Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Programme.
The following site will help you choose an appropriate school: http://www.expatarrivals.com
Local Information if moving to Kuala Lumpur
When you first move to a new city finding your way round the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way.
Travel if moving to Kuala Lumpur
The city has an integrated public transport system incorporating the Light Rail Transit (LRT), Monorail, railway and bus services. Driving in Kuala Lumpur can be chaotic and is generally not recommended and with such a comprehensive public transport system it is easy to get by without a car.
Currency Conversion If Moving To Kuala Lumpur
The currency in Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit (MYR), divided into 100 sen (cents). Many expats prefer to bank with either the Bank of America or HSBC in Malaysia, although there are plenty of local banks available.
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with The FX Firm.
Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. http://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
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