Travel Malaysia

Destination guide

Exotic double-barrelled place names, primeval jungles, crystal-blue seas, unique wildlife, vibrant and cosmopolitan metropolises - the Malay Archipelago will take your travels to the next level! From the tea plantations of the Cameron Highlands and Penang's awe-inspiring Kek Lok Si temple, to the exotic getaway of Langkawi and the swanky skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, discover the beautiful diversity of this fascinating country when you travel to Malaysia now!

Malaysia Fast Facts

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Languages Spoken

Malay is the main language in Malaysia, but English is widely spoken. In Borneo, however, there are many more languages.

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Currency

Name: Malaysian ringgit
Code: MYR
Symbol: RM

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Time Zones

Malaysia Standard Time (GMT+8)

Malaysia Packages 

Kuala Lumpur Stopover Package
Stopover in Malaysia's bustling capital Kuala Lumpur. This packages includes;

- 2 nights accommodation in 3 star hotel - Hotel Sentral Pudu.
- Breakfast included. 
- Transfers and tours with local English-speaking guide in private air-conditioned vehicles

3 days from $392 | Twin share
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Langkawi Beach Break
Want to escape to a place with a  warm ocean breeze and swaying coconut trees? For 7 nights you can escape to this tropical paradise and stay at the 3-star Holiday Villa Beach Resort and Spa Langkawi. Put the relax in relaxation!
7 nights from $1299 | Twin share
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Penang City Break
Fall in love with Penangs historic charm, with rustic buildings and street art to adorn your insta story to beaches lined with palm trees. And the street food is not be missed! Spend 7 nights in the 4-star Park Royal Penang Resort getting acquainted with this Malaysia gem. 

7 nights from $1499 | Twin share
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When to Visit Malaysia

The awesome thing about the climate in this part of the world is that it's virtually hot all year! One thing to bare in mind however is that the East coast's rainy season is much heavier between November - February whereas the West coast is wetter between April and October.
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Western Borneo Experience
Eight days in a tropical island paradise - this is one for the nature lovers! Trek and cruise through the rainforest of Gunung Mulu National  Park, getting acquainted with the local flora and fauna, before taking a boat to Pulau Tiga to swim and snorkel to your hearts content.
8 Days From $1819
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Borneo + East Sabah Experience
Sabah is nature's playground, and an absolute must for any animal enthusiast. You will be meeting Borneo's famous sun bear, visiting Sepilok Orangutan Centre, spotting wildlife on a river cruise and more. Hike rainforest trails and watch the sunrise from the summit of Mount Kinabalu, breathe in the fresh air and appreciate all Malaysia has to offer!
8 Days From $1,639
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Volunteer with Orangutans
Get those fuzzy feel good vibes, whilst volunteering with these fuzzy creatures! You will be transported to another world in the Borneo rainforests, where you will help with the conservation efforts for to help protect these cute primates. From feeding to care in the rehabilitation centres, to meeting the tribes that inhabit the region - this experience will make an impact to last a lifetime.
14 Days From $2389
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Malaysia Travel Costs

Beers

A bottle of beer in Malaysia will usually cost around $4 in bars outside of the big cities. Drinks in Kuala Lumpur are likely to be more expensive, especially in the big inner city bars.

Meals

Eating from food stalls and street vendors is very cheap in Malaysia. You can often get a meal for under $4 but in a mid-range restaurant, it might be more like $10-20 dinner.

Taxi Ride

Taxis in the Philippines are inexpensive and are run on the meter. Journeys will cost anything from $1 to $10, depending on traffic.

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Transport

Public transport is very cheap in Malaysia. Even long distance buses will usually cost under $40.

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Hostels

A dorm bed in a hostel costs between $4-$12 a night.

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Hotels

Air-con double rooms with a bathroom in a mid-range hotel will cost between $20 and $50 a night.

Top Malaysia Picks

PERHENTIAN ISLANDS

Find yourself lost in a private beach on Perhentian Island with reefs sharks and turtles!

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From $845

5 days

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MALAYSIA ENCOMPASSED

Journey across Malaysia, from its beautiful beaches to its urban skylines. 

MALAYSIA ENCOMPASSED

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14 Days

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SANDAKAN

Get lost in Sandakan where you will mingle oranguans, turtles and the Gomantong Caves

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From $2,069

 

3 days

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Top places to visit

From Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, we've selected some of our favourite places to visit. Read on and start planning your adventure now!
 

 

 

 

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Borneo

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Penang

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Kuala Lumpur

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Terms and conditions

Prices are correct as of 16/08/17 but are subject to availability and change without notice. Check with your Travel Expert for full details.