Currency, Banks & Money Changers
Currency used in Miri is in Ringgit (MYR). The Ringgit currency comes in RM100, RM50, RM10, RM5 and RM1 denominations. RM1 is equivalent to 100 Sen (cents) and coins come in denominations of 50, 20 10 and 5 Sen (cents).
All major banks are well represented throughout Miri, including several international banks such as HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank. Some banks offer cash transfer services such as Western Union.
Most shopping complexes and malls have Automated Teller Machines to dispense cash.
Banks open Mondays to Fridays from 9.30 am to 3.30pm. Money changes follow normal shopping hours; at street level open Monday - Saturday 9am - 6pm and those in shopping malls open daily 10am to 9pm.