Malaysia Tourism Tax - Holiday Tours Online

Malaysia Tourism Tax

Effective 01 September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Minister of Malaysia, will enforce a Tourism Tax for stays at all hotels/service apartments in Malaysia. This is in addition to the existing 10% Service Charge and prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST). The Tourism Tax is a mandatory tax to be collected on behalf of the Ministry of Finance Malaysia and the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.

This is a country wide tax which is applicable to all foreign tourists at a flat rate of MYR10.00 per room per night and that will need to be paid by the guest directly to the hotel at the time of check-in/check-out. Malaysians and permanent residents will be exempted from paying this tax. This is out of Holiday Tours control and is being implemented on hotel guests solely as per government regulations. Please be informed that guest will be responsible for payment of the Tourism Tax directly with the hotel upon their stay and it is not inclusive in the room rate.

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