Malaysia uses similar GSM mobile networks (GSM 900 and GSM 1800) as Germany so you should be able to normally use your mobile phone.
If you don't want to buy SIM card in Malaysia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Malaysia from Germany, dial + or 00 (exit code for Germany), then 60 (the country code for Malaysia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.
For local calls within Malaysia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 3 .
The following vaccinations listed for this country are recommended for your protection and to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
These apply only to select travelers or persons on work assignments.
In Malaysia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 50-70 km/h (31-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-90 km/h (49-55 mph) on undivided highways.
An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.