Removals to Malaysia
Do you need removals to Malaysia or the Far East? If so, we can help. Greens Removals provide competitive low cost household and commercial removals to all parts of Asia including shipping to Malaysia.
We are a UK based international removals and storage company specialising in removals to Malaysia. We cover all of the major towns and cities such as George Town, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Johor Bahru, Ipoh, Malacca Town, Alor Setar, Kota Kinabalu, Shah Alam, Petaling Jaya and Kuala Terengganu.
We have more than 40 years' experience in overseas removals and provide regular shipping to Malaysia, China, Japan, Thailand, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia and Singapore. We operate a successful partnership with one of the largest relocation companies on the Asian continent, enabling us to provide competitively prices, reliable removals to Malaysia.
Whether you need a dedicated container (full load), groupage service (part load) or air freight, we offer high standards of excellence for all international removals. Greens are BAR registered for overseas moves and hold all three British and European Quality service standards applicable the removals industry. So whether you require removals to Malaysia or any other part of Asia, you can rest assured that your move is in safe hands.
We provide full insurance for all removals and will tailor our removals to Malaysia service to suit your requirements. Quotes can include a full packing and unpacking service, long or short term storage and the transportation of pets, vehicles and other specialist items.
Our friendly, knowledgeable, overseas moves consultants are on hand to help you with all queries or concerns both before and during your move. We also provide full support and advice on dealing with customs paperwork and other documentation needed for shipping to Malaysia.
For informal advice on arranging removals to Malaysia, call today on 01449 613053 and we will be happy to answer any queries you may have.
Moving to Malaysia: About Malaysia
Malaysia is a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country situated in Southeast Asia. People generally move here to enjoy a better lifestyle as the country has natural beauty, pristine beaches, a low crime rate and an attractive, low cost of living.
Moving to Malaysia: Population and Location
Malaysia has a population of 28 million people and of these 55 per cent are Malay and 25 per cent Chinese. The rest forms a number of other different nationalities including around 8 per cent Indian.
The country is divided into two regions by the South China Sea and consists of Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. Malaysia shares its land borders with Thailand, Brunei and Indonesia and is linked by a causeway and a bridge to Singapore.
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and forms the cultural, financial and economic hub. It is also home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, which is the landmark of the capital.
Recent years has seen a cash injection into hi-tech industries and it is growing in the field of science, tourism and commerce. Together with Indonesia, it is responsible for 80 per cent of the worldwide production of palm oil.
Malaysia is a constitutional monarchy and the Malaysian King has an official residence in Kuala Lumpur. However, since 1999 the seat of the federal government was moved from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajava, which is 25 km south of the capital. The main reasons cited for this was due to congestion and overcrowding.
Moving to Malaysia: Religion
Malaysia is one of the most multi-cultural places in the world. Islam is the state religion with more than 60 per cent of the population practicing Islam; however the Malaysian constitution guarantees freedom of religion and Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism and Sikhism coexist peacefully together.
Moving to Malaysia: Climate
Malaysia is situated close to the equator so it always has warm weather and a mostly tropical climate all year round. It has a tropical climate and temperatures vary from about 32 degrees to 26 degrees during the year, although temperatures are lower in the highlands. The monsoon season varies from coast to coast but you can expect heavy rainfall from November to February in the east and on the west coast the wetter months are from September to December.
Moving to Malaysia: Lifestyle and Etiquette
Malaysian culture is very different to our own and it is worth knowing some of the do's and don'ts before you move to the country. This will help you adjust more easily to your new lifestyle.
As seniority is respected in Malaysia and you should always greet an older person or a woman with a bow. Also give a small bow when you pass by someone, which also means excuse me and when you enter or leave a place.
When greeting someone, it is customary for men to greet the men first, then the women and for the women to greet the women first. It is also usual for ladies not to shake hands with male strangers.
Hugging and kissing someone in public is deemed unacceptable in Malaysia, especially in the rural areas.
People generally eat with their hands in Malaysia instead of with knives and forks. When eating, eat with your right hand and also pass things with your right hand as the left is considered dirty. Drinks and snacks are always served to guests and should not be refused. At least take a bite.
If you are invited to a person's home, remove your shoes before you enter. It is considered rude to cross your legs in-front of the host.
Moving to Malaysia: Places to See
There are plenty of places to see in Malaysia including Tioman, which is known as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands and is known for its beaches as well as its rainforest and mountains.
Georgetown is the capital of Pulau Penang and is a mainly Chinese city with Chinese and Indian temples and attractive Colonial architecture as well as several restaurants and hotels to stay in.
If you like water activities, Redang is a popular destination for scuba diving as it is famous for its clear waters and tropical fish.
For removals to Malaysia, contact us today. We provide competitive overseas removals and shipping to all parts of Asia for both household and commercial loads.