Best Money Changers in Kuala Lumpur – Best Places to Exchange Currency


Malaysia has been ranked by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation as one of the top ten most visited countries in the world. In 2018, Kuala Lumpur was ranked by the Mastercard 2018 Global Destination Cities Index as the 7th most visited city in the world for the third consecutive year. If you’re travelling to Kuala Lumpur, whether to work at the city center, explore the Batu Caves, sightsee at the Petronas Towers, or shop at Bukit Bintang, you might find yourself wondering where to go to exchange currencies if you are running low on your Malaysian ringgit. For your convenience and ease of reference, we have compiled this top 10 list of trusted money changers in Kuala Lumpur.

1. Merchantrade

Merchantrade is one of the largest money changers in Malaysia with more than 80 branches in Malaysia and a wide agent network. Aside from currency exchange and remittance, their services include the provision of a multi-currency eWallet that is popular locally.

Kl Sentral
DH5, Departure Hall, Level 1, KL City Air Terminal, KL Sentral Station, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
Tel: +60 322788788
Mon to Sun: 9am – 6pm

Kuala Lumpur
10, Ground Floor, Wisma GTK, Jalan Hang Lekiu, Kuala Lumpur 50100, Malaysia
Tel: +60 320319896
Mon to Sun: 9am – 6pm

KL Eco City Mall
UG 18A, Level UG KL Eco City Mall, Jalan Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur 59200 , Malaysia
Tel: +60 30322019606
Mon to Fri: 9am – 5pm
Sat: 9am – 7pm
Sun: 9am – 6pm

2. NS Cashpoint

Established in 1992, NS Cashpoint is licensed to provide both currency exchange and remittance services. The company has 20 branches that are mostly located in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

Suria KLCC
Lot C41B, Concourse Level, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321618989
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

Jalan Ipoh
Lot 239, Batu 2, Off Jalan Ipoh, 51100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 340410989
Mon to Sat: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Sun: 9.30am – 3pm

Pudu Plaza Shopping Centre
L-E01, Lower Ground Floor, Jalan Landak, Off Jalan Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321435989
Mon to Sun: 10am – 7pm

1Ampang Park Shopping Centre
Lot 144, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321615985
Mon to Sun: 10am – 7pm

AEON.Big Shopping Centre Kepong
Lot No. F1.06A, No.2, Jalan Metro Perdana Taman Usahawan, Kepong 52100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 362598989
Mon to Sun: 10am – 9.30pm

Bangsar
No.3, Ground Floor, Persiaran Ara Kiri, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 320930989
Mon to Sat: 10 am to 7pm
Sun: 10am to 6pm

AEON.Big Shopping Centre, Mid Valley Megamall
Lot LG30, Mid Valley City, Jalan Linkaran Syed Putra, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322845989
Mon to Sun: 10am – 7pm

Brickfields
No.282, Ground Floor, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322745989
Mon to Sat: 9.30am – 7pm
Sun: 9.30am – 6.30pm

Pavilion
Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Mon to Sun: 10am – 7pm

3. Max Money

Max Money has been in the business for more than 30 years and was the first to be granted a money services license by Bank Negara Malaysia. The company has 20 outlets across Malaysia. They provide currency exchange and remittance services and are a wholesaler of banknotes.

Main Office
Level 33A-5, Q Sentral, SkyGarden, High Zone West, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur, KL 50470 MY
Tel: +60 327227722

Lebuh Pudu
No.21, Lebuh Pudu 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 320261133

Maluri
G26, Jusco, Taman Maluri, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 392827000 / +60 392826000

Mid Valley
Lot S-P1-01, Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322829500 / +60 322828500

Sungei Wang 1
LG 153, Sg Wang Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321426000

Sungei Wang 2
LG 156, Sg Wang Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321417786

4. Spectrum Forex

Spectrum Forex is a licensed money services businesses that was founded in 2000 and has 12 branches in Malaysia. While most of their branches are located in Selangor, they have a number of outlets in Kuala Lumpur.

Nu Sentral
LG 11, Lower Ground Floor, Nu Sentral, Jalan Samathan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322766070 / +60 322766030
Mon to Sun: 11am – 9pm

Endah Parade Sri Petaling
Lot KG E7, Ground Floor, Endah Paarde,No 1, Jalan 1/149E, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 395436300

5. KL Remit Exchange

KL Remit has more than 10 years experience in the money services businesses industry. The company was first established in 1999 and currently has 20 branches in Malaysia, many of which are in Kuala Lumpur.

Metro Prima Shopping Centre
G48, Ground Flr, Metro Prima Shopping Centre, 1, Jln Metro Prima
Kepong 51200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 362512005
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

Chow Kit
No. 434, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit Branch, 50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 340452005
Mon to Sun: 9am to 7pm

Bukit Bintang
Lot P2.1900, Level 2 PAVILION Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jln Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321422005
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10 pm

Midvalley
Lot LG45, Midvalley Megamall, Midvalley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322872005
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

Bangsar Baru
40, Ground Floor, Jalan Telawi 5, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322018005 / +60 322829955
Mon to Sun: 9am – 7pm

AEON AU2 Shopping Centre
Lot G18, Ground Flr, AEON AU2 Shopping Centre, 6, Jln Taman Setiawangsa, AU2, Mukim Ulu Kelang, 54200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 342512048
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

Jalan Sultan Ismail
LTC/T3, Bintang Terrace, Lot 10 Shopping Centre, 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321436666
Mon to Sun: 10am – 9pm

Brickfields
No. 132, Ground Floor, Jalan Tun Sambathan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur Tel: +60 322742005 / +60 322760371
Mon to Sun: 9.30am – 8 pm

6. Akbar Money Changer


Akbar Money Changer began its operations in 1994. They have 7 branches across Malaysia and provide both currency exchange and remittance services.

Headquarters
No. 19, Aras G, Wisma Prowara, Jalan Melaka, 50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 320707241 / +60 32070 7251
Mon to Sun: 10am – 6pm

Corporate Office
No. 19-21, 1st Floor, Jalan Medan Pasar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 320261140 / +60 320261141

Kuala Lumpur Branch
No 25, Ground Floor, Jalan Medan Pasar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 320721405 / +60 320721410

7. My Money Master

My Money Master is a licensed money services business that is well-known for good rates and receives many favourable customer reviews for their rates as well as service.

LG 040, LGF, Mid Valley Megamall, Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

8. Placid Express

Placid Express provides more than 80 foreign currencies and have two main locations in Kuala Lumpur.

Headquarters
20 Jalan Hangkasturi 50050 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Tel: +60 320702630
Mon – Sun: 9am to 8pm

Bukit Bintang
No 87 Ground Floor, Jalan Bukit Bintang 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321102056

9. SkyXchange

SkyXchange has 8 branches in Malaysia and was incorporated in 2001, as a result of a merger of several currency exchanges. They provide both currency exchange and remittance services.

Headquarters
1002-A Ground Floor Selangor Mansion, Jalan Masjid India, 50100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 326941420
Mon to Sun: 9.30am – 7.30pm

Jalan Masjid India Malayan Mansion
No. 2007 Malayan Mansion, Jalan Masjid India, 51000 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 326920000
Mon to Sun: 9.30am – 7.30pm

Jalan Bukit Bintang
No. 130 Jalan Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321104171
Mon to Sun: 10am – 12am

10. Jalinan Duta

Jalinan Duta has been in business since 2001 and has 3 branches at convenient locations in Kuala Lumpur.

Bukit Bintang
Shop 2, 59 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Bukit Bintang, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 321443666 / +60 321104269
Mon to Sun: 9.30am – 9.30pm

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KL Sentral
Unit 14 Departure Hall, Level 1 KL City Air Terminal (ERL), KL Sentral Station, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: + 60 322746166 / +60 322760017
Mon to Sat: 9am – 7.30pm

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Nu Sentral
LG47A Lower Ground, Nu Sentral Mall, Jalan Tun Sambanthan 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 322766166
Mon to Sun: 10am – 10pm

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The 10 money changers listed above are some of the most reputable and trusted money changers in Kuala Lumpur and they each have multiple branches you can visit to exchange money if you are in the vicinity. If you prefer to check for rates and book currencies online for collection at your later convenience though, you can use Get4x, the price discovery platform for the best cash exchange rates.

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