Editorial

6
Mar

Get Rewarded For Exchanging Currency With Malaysian Money Changers!

Have you been keeping up with CurrenSeek’s latest updates? It’s time to do so because we have great news for you! We’ve teamed up with several INCREDIBLE partners to get the best for all our loyal users. For a limited time, CurrenSeek will be giving out rewards to those who book their currencies with our app. What are the rewards

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20
Feb

Hidden Kuala Lumpur: 10 of the city’s lesser known delights

As locals (or non-locals) in Kuala Lumpur, the bustling heartbeat of Malaysia, most of us have done our Google searches when approaching long weekends or holiday seasons: “What are the best things to do in KL?” Type, hit enter, give it a sec’… Surely, there’s no end to wondrous sights and exciting activities to be discovered! Okay, so reality bites:

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13
Feb

Best Places To Visit In Malaysia According To Malaysian Travel Bloggers

Malaysia is the ultimate travel destination, overflowing with cultural diversity matched only by its phenomenal natural landscapes. Yes, that’s a pretty big claim, but we’ve got credible sources to back this up. By that, we mean we’ve gathered the scoop from people who’ve gotten their feet wet and their hands dirty. We’re talking about serious globe-trekkers and travel aficionados who

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9
Feb

FinTech Startups in Malaysia to Watch in 2017

The 21st century has brought about many digital enhancements, and the financial and banking industries have reaped the benefits accordingly, with technology serving as a crucial element in how transactions occur today. Malaysia is no exception, with many fintech start-ups slowly but surely gaining momentum nationwide. Here are several you should definitely keep an eye out for in 2017, and

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23
Jan

CurrenSeek Unites Money Changers & Major Travel Players In a Single Currency Exchange Booking Platform

KUALA LUMPUR, January 23, 2016 – Known to empower travellers with the ability to locate, compare, rate and review competitive currency exchange rates around them, CurrenSeek’s latest major platform update also benefits licensed money changers by making their brand visible online beyond their physical shop front to over thousands of iOS and Android mobile app users and enabling direct currency exchange

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16
Aug

Latest List of Licensed Money Changers in Malaysia by Bank Negara

Thinking of travelling abroad and need to exchange currency beforehand? Your first step would be to find for the nearest money changer, one that can provide you fair and reasonable rates. There are many money changers out there, especially those concentrated in KL city area. You could approach each outlet one by one to compare rates and find the best

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30
Jun

Our CurrenSeek iOS App Is Now Out To Make Currency Exchange Work For Everybody!

KUALA LUMPUR, June 30, 2016 – Since we launched our app, which connects travellers trying to locate and compare currency exchange rates around them with money changers offering them competitive rates, there’s been a surge of demand for the iOS follow up. We’ve heard you and we’re glad to announce: CurrenSeek is now available on the App Store for all

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22
Jun

11 MUST-HAVE TRAVEL APPS IN MALAYSIA FOR A TRULY LOCAL EXPERIENCE

For many of us, traveling can be fun, relaxing and even life changing, all at once. But it can also be downright scary when your dream vacation ends up a disorganized mess just because you weren’t prepared enough. Ever wonder why apps like Airbnb and TripAdvisor are so relied upon and popular among the globetrotting community? Travelling to a foreign

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19
Jun

Malaysia Top Travel Agencies To Check Out For The Holiday Of Your Life

In an age where pretty much everything can be done online, many of us tend to take matters into our own hands, even when it comes to making travel arrangements. But let’s face it, no matter how resourceful you may be at trip planning (DIY-style), good travel agencies will always be more reliable than your search engine. Planning a trip

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10
Jun

Malaysia’s Emerging Personal Finance Bloggers on Ringgit, Savings & More!

Everyone loves talking about money, but how many people love talking about money in truly meaningful ways? I’m talking about the majority of us who should be schooled more on how to be responsible bearers of ‘currency’ (or ‘Ringgit’, in my local language). Those of us who don’t need more tips on how to spend it on our tenth pair

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6
Jun

Top Malaysian Airbnb Super Hosts You Want To Stay With

These days, when travellers plan their trips, they almost always choose Airbnb as a resource, and for good reason too. Designed to be easy-to-use with a solid community-based approach, there’s much to like about this welcoming alternative to traditional accommodation. Staying at a person’s home allows travellers to trade in the cookie-cutter hotel experience for something more unique and catered

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16
May

CurrenSeek: Winner of The ASEAN Fintech Challenge 2016

Last week, we joined together with some of the best and brightest FinTech startups from around the region to compete in the Visa and Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) ASEAN Fintech Challenge 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, from May 10 to 12. The event was held in conjunction with the Global Islamic Finance Forum 2016 (GIFF), giving all shortlisted

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15
Mar

CurrenSeek in Singapore: What Startups Should Expect At Startupbootcamp Fintech Selection Days

I was sharing with a fellow peer at Startupbootcamp Fintech Singapore’s Selection Days my thoughts on our journey. Let me use a metaphor to describe it clearly. If you’ve ever travelled to a new country, you’d know what it’s like to become navigationally challenged. From finding your way around MRT stations to making sure you get off the right bus

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15
Jan

Got Wanderlust? You Need To Know These 9 Travel Bloggers In Malaysia!

Our passion at CurrenSeek is to make traveling the world over more cost efficient and therefore way more enjoyable. To steal the famous quote from Malaysia’s biggest travel enabler, AirAsia, we would like to rephrase our mission as: “Now everyone can travel savvy!” Where would we be without the means to explore the world, not to mention the access to

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21
Dec

5 steps for making currency exchange a breeze in Kuala Lumpur

For all you savvy travellers out there wishing to get the best exchange rates in Kuala Lumpur, here are detailed guidelines on how to use the CurrenSeek app to find the cheapest money changers in KL in just a matter of few seconds. We’ve developed step-by-step pointers for you to find the cheapest money changers around you. Plus do let us

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20
Dec

Stretch Your Holiday Budget Despite The Weakening Ringgit

Bitten by the wanderlust bug? With the value of the ringgit plummeting fast and the cost of living steadily rising, many of us may be rethinking our travelling plans. Keyboard warriors have all but taken to social media channels to express their disappointment with the depreciating value of our currency, but there is a faster way to get more bang

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20
Dec

The insider’s secret about currency exchange that you must know!

In our previous blog, we shared about our trip to Krabi and how it opened our eyes to the staggering disparity that exists in the foreign exchange market. In this post, we want to share about another actual experience­ during a trip to Mexico City in September 2014 while searching for the best currency exchange houses at the Benito Juárez International Airport.

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19
Dec

How CurrenSeek can save you up to 200% on currency exchange

We claim that CurrenSeek is the only app that can save up to 200% of your holiday cash. Sounds unbelievable, right? Well, this is based on an actual experience – a trip we took to Krabi in April 2014. Maybe it’s changed now, but Krabi airport was small with only one currency exchange store at the time, and a long queue.

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