Current travel advisories for Malaysia

Last Update: Friday, 15. February 2019 at 18:14

Travelling Malaysia is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.8 / 5

Malaysia is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia) with around 26 million citizens and a land mass of 329,750 km². We detected travel advisories from 5 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.0 / 5

Malaysia shares land borders with 3 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.0 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: Indonesia (2.6), Thailand with (2.3) and Brunei with (1.0 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/malaysia-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Malaysia. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Exercise increased caution in: The eastern area of Sabah State due to crime and terrorism. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/malaysia

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

Danger level: 2

Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories).

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/malaysia

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Malaysia due to the threat of terrorism, crime and the potential for civil unrest. 

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/malaysia

Regional warning: This advisory covers a specific region.

Brief summary:
Avoid non-essential travel to coastal areas of eastern Sabah (from Kudat to Tawau, including Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Kunak and Semporna, including the offshore islands and dive sites) due to the risk of kidnapping.

Reisewarnstufe: 4

Avoid non-essential travel / High Risk.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/malaysia/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
High degree of caution

Danger level: 3

High degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 26 million
Covering landmass
329,750 km²
Electricity
240V - 50Hz
Currency
Ringgit (MYR)
ISO 2-Letter Code
MY
Phone prefix
+60
Top Level Domain
.my
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900/1800/3G

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.