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Tourism Tax in Malaysia, effective 01 Aug 2017 onwards

We would like to inform that Ministry of Finance and The Royal Malaysian Customs Department has recently issued a new tourism tax newsletter No 1, 2017 on Tourism Tax (TTx),  that will take effect on August 1, 2017. Tourism tax is a tax that will be charged to the guest directly by the accommodation or premises which have been registered.

Currently, the tourism tax rate is fixed according to the below rates guideline, we will INCLUDE this tax charges in all our quotation for hotels with immediate effect so that guest will not have to pay to hotel upon check out to incur any inconveniences.

Category

Amount (MYR) Per Room Per Night

5*

RM 20.00

4*

RM 10.00

3, 2 and 1*

RM 5.00

1, 2 and 3 Orchid including non-rated accommodation

RM 2.50

We will keep you informed on the development of the new tourism tax and any changes will be informed accordingly.