Can you buy alcohol in Malaysia?

Yes you can buy it in most supermarkets in Malaysia or shops. But alcohol in Malaysia is the second highest taxed in the world, so buy them at duty free.

Is it illegal to buy alcohol in Malaysia?

Alcohol in Malaysia refers to the consumption, industry and laws of alcohol in the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia. … There are no nationwide alcohol bans being enforced in the country, with the exception of Kelantan and Terengganu which is only for Muslims.

Why is alcohol so expensive in Malaysia?

Beer and stout manufactured in Malaysia are subject to Malaysian excise duty and sales tax. Excise duty payment is at RM7. 40 per litre. There is also an “Ad Valorem” duty payment of 15% on the ex-brewery price for the beer products.

Can you sell alcohol in Malaysia?

The Deputy Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister said the ban by the National Security Council is only on the manufacturing of liquor and those premises that exclusively sell liquor. “The NSC has decided that the sale of liquor at outlets that have the licence to sell liquor is allowed.

What should I avoid in Malaysia?

12 Things You Should Never, Ever Do in Malaysia

  • Carry drugs into the country.
  • Negotiate the roads if you’re new to driving.
  • Leave the house without an umbrella.
  • Let down your guard while shopping.
  • Walk home alone at night.
  • Insult the local cuisine.
  • Stir up racial tension.
  • Ride an unmetered taxi.
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How much does a beer cost in Malaysia?

Cost of Living in Malaysia

Restaurants Edit
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00RM
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 15.00RM
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00RM
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00RM

Why is Malaysia so expensive?

As Malaysia is a net-importer country, and most products are imported using US Dollars as exchange rates, the price of goods has been relatively expensive as compared to that of 20 years ago when the exchange rate is much lower.

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