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Malaysia holidays offer a brilliant exchange rate, excellent value for money and a choice of airlines including Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines to your chosen destination. Kuala Lumpur is a shoppers paradise offering everything from market trading through to some of the world's most glamourous shops.

Our two major resort areas of Penang and Langkawi are distinctly diferent-Penang being a more commercialised resort area with a huge range of hotels whilst Langkawi is quieter and more "romantic".

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Climate & Weather

Transport

Electricity

Currency

Language

Food

Visas

MALAYSIA CLIMATE AND WEATHER GUIDE
There are two distinct parts of Malaysia, separated from each other by the South China Sea: West and East Malaysia. The local climate is equatorial and characterised by the annual southwest monsoons (April to October) and northeast monsoons (October to February).

Dust particles from forest fires on nearby Sumatra Island sometimes create a phenomenon known as the haze. This usually lasts for 1 to 2 weeks. In 2006, the effects from the haze started in early July and lasted to October.

TRANSPORT:
Rail, coach, taxi and ferry are the popular modes of transport throughout Malaysia.

ELECTRICITY: 
240 Volts / 50 Hz

Adaptor Type G = This plug has three rectangular prongs that form a triangle

MONEY:
The ringgit is the currency of Malaysia. It is divided into 100 sen (cents) and its currency code is MYR (Malaysian Ringgit). The ringgit is issued by the Bank Negara Malaysia.
 

LANGUAGE:
Malay is the official language of Malaysia.
Malaysian English is a form of English used and spoken in Malaysia as a second language.

FOOD:
Rice tends to be a staple food in Malaysia as in most countries in the region. The rice eaten in Malaysia tends to be the local variety of rice or fragrant rice from Thailand, its northern neighbour. Noodles are another popular food. Beef, pork, chicken, Mutton and Seafood are also widely available.

VISAS:
Visa not required for Australian Passport Holders for stays of up to 3 months ( 2 month extension may be possible). Note that entry to Malaysia will be refused to women who are 6 months or more pregnant.


Malaysia

Hotel Prices From  
Kota Kinabalu [FLIGHTBKI]
Langkah Syabas Beach Resort   2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars $ 875 more info
Novotel Kota Kinabalu   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 925 more info
The Pacific Sutera   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1255 more info
Magellan Sutera Stay Pay Offer   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1315 more info
Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1355 more info
Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1345 more info
Gayana Eco Resort   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1529 more info
Kuala Lumpur [FLIGHTKUL]
Federal Hotel KL   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 745 more info
Corus Hotel   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 745 more info
Royale Bintang   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 785 more info
Melia Hotel   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 745 more info
Dorsett Regency   3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars $ 709 more info
Berjaya Times Square   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 769 more info
Novotel Kuala Lumpur   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 745 more info
Renaissance Hotel   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 845 more info
The Pyramid Tower   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 929 more info
Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 775 more info
Traders Hotel   4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars $ 895 more info
The Westin Kuala Lumpur   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 955 more info
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1099 more info
Shangri-La   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1019 more info
Sheraton Imperial Hotel   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 805 more info
Mandarin Oriental   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1115 more info
Langkawi [FLIGHTLGK]
Holiday Villa Langkawi   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 855 more info
Berjaya Langkawi Beach Resort   3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars $ 895 more info
Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1196 more info
Meritus Pelangi Beach Resort   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1265 more info
Sheraton Langkawi Beach Resort   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 949 more info
The Andaman   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1195 more info
The Datai   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1549 more info
Four Seasons Resort Langkawi   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 2105 more info
Penang [FLIGHTPEN]
Rainbow Paradise Beach   3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars $ 795 more info
Bayview Beach Resort ONE OF OUR TOP 10 HOTELS   3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars $ 850 more info
Holiday Inn Resort Penang   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 969 more info
Parkroyal Penang   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 949 more info
Hard Rock Hotel   4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars $ 985 more info
Golden Sands   4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars $ 1165 more info
Eastern & Oriental Hotel   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1199 more info
Shangri-La Rasa Sayang   5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars $ 1495 more info
Sabah Tours [FLIGHTPEN]
Sabah Wildlife Safari   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 1899 more info
Sandakan Orangutan Encounter with Kota Kinabalu   4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars $ 1329 more info

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