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Moving to Malaysia from the US

Move Overseas to Malaysia

Malaysia is a destination for US retirees who want to get more value for their hard earned savings. The cost of living and the ease of gaining long term visas makes this Asian island a perfect home away from home.

There is a huge expat community to fall into and with most of the locals speaking English, it means not having to master the language, immediately anyway. Renting is cheap and buying is easy for non-nationals. Food is exciting and the culture vibrant. It's also home to some of the most amazing beaches in the world. The weather is a perfect 87* average year round with rain fall almost every day during the afternoon.

The only thing you might find hard to adjust to is the driving- it's quite fast, erratic and slightly dangerous.

If you are relocating or retiring to Malaysia and need a service provider to make the move easy and simple, Schumacher Cargo Logistics offers the best international shipping service to facilitate your move there.

We have over 40 years' experience in moving our clients all around the world, and Malaysia is one of our favorite destinations to help people move to. If this is your decision and you are ready, please call us now for that initial conversation so that we can give you peace of mind around your move.

Our Services

There are many stages for moving anywhere new, and moving overseas to Malaysia is no different. To simplify your move and make it as straightforward as possible, we offer first class competitive services such as:

  • Door to door options
  • Packing and wrapping
  • Pick up services for those not close to one of our locations
  • 24/7 online tracking
  • Customs clearance, paperwork, and much more!

Shipping to Malaysia from USA

Our international moving service to Malaysia caters to any types and sizes of shipments. Whether you are shipping a small room of household goods or you plan to fill an entire container, we can provide for you through these services:

  • Shared container service where you only pay for the volume you ship
  • Exclusive use container where you pay one flat rate for your own 20' or 40' container
  • Automobile shipping services including your household goods

6 Interesting Details to Learn Before Your Move to Malaysia

  • The country is rich in culture and has lots of traditions. The five main races (Malay, Chinese, Indian, Iban, Kadazan) make up most of the citizens of the country
  • Malaysia has a total of 878 islands, and it's really hard to pick a favorite.
  • Supper is a huge part of the Malaysian culture. Don't be surprised if you end up going to a restaurant at 11pm. Since it's more chilly in the evening, Malaysians like to sit at outdoor tables or get street food at night
  • Malaysia has 40,934 miles (65,877 km) of highway. This is more than Earth's circumference of 24,901 miles (40,075 km)
  • Malaysia is reported to have more than 1,000 species of plants that have medicinal properties that are used for treating ailments from headaches to malaria and cholera
  • Some buildings in Malaysia do not have a fourth floor. They are replaced by “3A” as the sound of four (sì) is similar to the sound of death in Chinese

The Top Moving Destinations in Malaysia

  • Kota Bharu
  • George town - Penang
  • Malacca City
  • Kuala lumpur
  • Kuching
  • ipoh

Additional Resources

For further information on moving to Malaysia or other international shipping questions, call and discuss your move overseas with one of our Moving Specialists at: 800 599-0190 or 562 408-6677

Written by Martyn Cohen

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