What the prices are like in Penang and tourist reviews on the prices in 2023

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Food and hotel prices, transport fares in Penang

Information on prices and current world currency rates, reviews on prices from other tourists.

National currency

National currency and RM exchange rate against foreign currencies for a specific date: 2018-12-16 15:19:37
Malaysian Ringgit
$1 = RM4.2
United States dollar
€1 = RM4.6
¥1 = RM~0.01
Japanese yen
元1 = RM0.4
Chinese yuan

Apple price Index

Apple products prices in Penang compared to other countries.
Penang is perfect for buying Apple products, because the prices here are the lowest in the world.

Food prices

RM9.7 $2.3
Inexpensive meal for one person
RM58.4 $13.9
Dinner and drinks for two
RM11.7 $2.8
Lunch in Mc’Donalds
RM9.4 $2.3
A latte
RM1.2 $0.3
A bottle of water
RM9.3 $2.2
Local beer in cafes

3 star hotel prices diagram

Behaviour of a 3 star hotel room price per day in Penang until August 2023

The blue line shows the average price for 3 star hotel rooms in Penang in the current month.

The green line shows the minimal hotel room price in Penang in the given month.

Hotel prices are presented for your guidance, and they may vary depending on the day of week and a specific hotel.

3 star hotel prices

Average price per day in 2022—2023 years
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RM93.6 $22.3
Hostels and 1-2 star hotels
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RM240.1 $57.3
3 star hotels
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RM356.1 $85
4 star hotels
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RM693.7 $165.6
5 star hotels

Transport fares

Information on transport fares
RM2.2 $0.5
A litre of petrol
RM1.9 $0.5
Public transportation
RM25.3 $6
Taxi short ride

Flight prices

Flight prices by months

Airport transfer fares

Prices for transfers between the airport and the city.
Airport code for Penang International
~ RM71.2
Taxi transfer fares
Public transport fares