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Crystal clear water at Perhentian Island

Perhentian Dream

One of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia is Perhentian Island, which actually consists of a big island and a small island. Both islands offer fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The islands are especially famous because of the laid-back atmosphere. Alongside the beaches you will find basic lodges, moderately luxurious resorts, cozy restaurants, dive centers and boat operators advertising their services ranging from water taxis to snorkeling trips.

Lake Kenyir

True Paradise: Lake Kenyir

Lake Kenyir is a beautiful lake located in the state of Terengganu in northeast Malaysia. It is the largest man-made lake in Southeast Asia. The lake borders the wildlife park Taman Negara to the west. In and around Lake Kenyir you will find hundreds of small islands, stunning waterfalls and amazing caves. Lucky travelers can spot wild animals, birds and insects like hornbills, monkeys, snakes, spiders and even wild elephants and tigers.

Mount Kinabalu Summit Trail

A 4095 meter tall mountain

Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in Malaysia and the 20th tallest in the World. Mainly because of the biological diversity the mountain is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Climbing the mountain is not an easy feat for the untrained; though it will absolutely be one of the best experiences ever. Watching the sun rise in the early morning will definitely make you forget all the hardships you had to endure during the hike up.

Most popular National Park Taman Negara

Ultimate Jungle Experience

Taman Negara is one of the world's oldest primary rainforests. The national park stretches roughly across the center of Peninsular Malaysia and is easily accessible from the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Over recent years the park developed into a popular ecotourism destination. Taman Negara is home to some very rare mammals but due to the sheer size of the park, close encounters with wildlife is not that common.

Tropical island of Langkawi

Tropical Gem Langkawi

The tropical island of Langkawi is one of the most popular destinations within Malaysia. Though the island is recognised as one of the most beautiful islands in the world; you will never feel you're visiting a crowded tourist overrun island. Visit Langkawi for wonderful jungle, fantastic sightseeing and beautiful beaches. There is an abundance of accommodation available for every type of traveler, ranging from basic B&B's to luxurious 5-star resorts.

Airline tickets to Malaysia

Fly to KL with Malaysia Airlines

Nowadays the ticket price is best affordable when booked a long time up front. Don't expect that many so called 'last-minutes' flights to Malaysia. Last-minutes are very common when heading over to European destinations like Spain, Turkey or Egypt, but not so common in Malaysia. Every now and then airlines have special rebates; make use of this when booking your ticket. For example; when Singapore Airlines celebrated their first ever flight with the Airbus A380 they sold tickets for their regular flights for a symbolic €380, - This action period only lasted a month. Other airlines sometimes have similar offers, but chances are slim you will ever fly from Europe to Asia for only €380,-.

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When to get the best prices

Singapore Airlines best stopover deals

During off-season (or low-season) prices are usually cheaper than during peak-season (high-season). Sometimes prices can differ as much as €300, - per ticket. You should always take this into consideration when making ticket reservations. Best prices can often be found between January and May, and between October and mid-December. When you're flying between June and September, or during Christmas period, airline tickets are usually the most expensive.


Which airline should I fly with to Malaysia

Affordable flights to KL with AirAsia X

There are many airlines that fly to Malaysia. Which one is the best mainly depends on your budget and on how much luxury you expect on your flight to Kuala Lumpur. Nowadays there are quite some affordable ways to fly to Malaysia; this is great for travelers on a budget. The cheapest way to get from Europe to Malaysia is to fly AirAsia X. This low cost carrier operates from London (Stansted) and Paris (Orly International Airport). When booked way in advance return tickets go for as low as €400,-; which is extremely cheap compared to many other airlines.

Etihad Airways flight to Kuala Lumpur

The most practical way by far is flying non-stop to Malaysia with national carrier Malaysia Airlines. Malaysia Airlines flies from many destinations on a daily basis to KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) in Kuala Lumpur. Other great airlines to consider are Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines , Qatar Airways , Emirates , Etihad Airways and many others. The last couple of years the Arab airlines have won many prices; Etihad Airways for example won the 2010 award for 'Best Airline of the World'. Qatar Airways won the Skytrax 2011 airline of the year award. If you want to experience ultimate luxury on board of an airplane you should definately consider Etihad Airways , Emirates or Qatar Airways .



Below some examples of available tickets from different major cities in Europe and the US to the capital of Malaysia; Kuala Lumpur. This gives a good impression of the regular ticket prices to Kuala Lumpur. The prices on this page are just for indication purposes; always check the website of the airlines to find out the actual prices.

Direct flights with Malaysia Airlines. Flight period from 22-08-2013 until 12-08-2014. Prices from official MAS website. Prices are incl. tax.

From: Destination: Price:  
Amsterdam Kuala Lumpur € 1.107, - Check current price!
Brussels Kuala Lumpur € 972, - Check current price!
London Kuala Lumpur £ 853, - Check current price!
Los Angeles Kuala Lumpur $ 1735, - Check current price!
Paris Kuala Lumpur € 1213, - Check current price!
Rome Kuala Lumpur € 887, - Check current price!
New York Kuala Lumpur $ 1,917, - Check current price!

Though Malaysia Airlines is perhaps not the cheapest airline around, it does have a great reputation as being one of the best airlines in the world. Read more information about all airlines that fly to Malaysia.

For information about flying to domestic destinations in Malaysia please check out our page with airlines that fly within Malaysia.

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