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  • Connect with fellow Americans in Malaysia

  • Get information in our Malaysia guide

  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life in Malaysia

  • Adam Malewski

    With all the great information on this site, getting settled in Kuala Lumpur was a piece of cake.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in Malaysia

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in Malaysia? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the topical rainforests (two of which are World Heritage Sites)?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Malaysia or are still living in the United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Malaysia offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in Malaysia, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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    From United States of America, living in Penang
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Meet other Americans at our events in Malaysia

Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Malaysia expat forums.

  • KL Suggestions
    1 reply
    Nov 13, 9:42 PM
    Community member

    Hi Christine, it depends a little where you're staying. there are plenty of places in town. But I still like Bangsar Baru , even though there are not so many choices anymore, there are a few …

  • Fully Furnished KL Rental Condo/Flat
    3 replies
    Sep 29, 3:19 PM
    Community member

    Hiya Kimberly, How's things.. Just thought I'd poke my head here and slip in a... "...give us a holler if nothing works out." I'm an real estate agent. Otherwise, hope you'll enjoy …

  • A best place to live for a single expat
    2 replies
    May 12, 10:54 AM
    Community member

    Matt, Thanks for the info. I will be working not too far from KLCC but looks like they are going to give me a corporate housing rather than a housing allowance.

Ask experienced American expats in Malaysia!

  • Where can I find American food?
  • Where can I meet other Americans?
  • Are there American schools in my city?

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Find Tips and Advice on Malaysia from American Expats

Of course, expat living in Malaysia is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Malaysian way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in Malaysia, residing in Kuala Lumpur, Kuantan, George Town and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Kuala Lumpur or Americans in Penang.

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from the United States of America in Malaysia.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Malaysia Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get st■ turkey in Kuantan.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Malaysia to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the topical rainforests (two of which are World Heritage Sites) to the urban agglomeration of the Klang Valley, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in Malaysia.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in Malaysia

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Malaysia. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Malaysian nasi lemak, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Kuala Lumpur’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the self-proclaimed world's oldest rainforest as well as other beautiful landmarks in Malaysia.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from the United States of America and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in Malaysia!

  • Adam Malewski

    With all the great information on this site, getting settled in Kuala Lumpur was a piece of cake.

  • Yasmin Krüger-Darango

    A former business partner recommended InterNations to me when I moved abroad to Malaysia. We still use it to stay in touch.

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