KES to MYR

Convert Kenyan Shilling to Malaysian Ringgit

1 KES = 0.0328 MYR

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Divide the amount in Kenyan Shilling (KES) by 100 and triple it to get it in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

How to convert Kenyan Shilling to Malaysian Ringgit

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert KES to MYR

The cost of converting KES to MYR depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

Kenyan Shilling to Malaysian Ringgits conversion rates

1 KES0.03 MYR
5 KES0.16 MYR
10 KES0.33 MYR
20 KES0.66 MYR
50 KES1.64 MYR
100 KES3.28 MYR
250 KES8.21 MYR
500 KES16.42 MYR
1000 KES32.84 MYR
2000 KES65.69 MYR
5000 KES164.21 MYR
10000 KES328.43 MYR
1 MYR30.45 KES
5 MYR152.24 KES
10 MYR304.48 KES
20 MYR608.96 KES
50 MYR1,522.41 KES
100 MYR3,044.82 KES
250 MYR7,612.04 KES
500 MYR15,224.08 KES
1000 MYR30,448.16 KES
2000 MYR60,896.33 KES
5000 MYR152,240.82 KES
10000 MYR304,481.63 KES

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

KES is the currency code for the Kenyan Shilling. It is the legal tender of Kenya, a country located in East Africa.

The MYR, also known as the Malaysian Ringgit, is the currency of Malaysia. It is the official legal tender of Malaysia and can be used for transactions within the country. Its currency code is MYR and its symbol is RM.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
Kenya€50€20
Malaysia€60€20
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.