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perhentian accomadation

Posted by rorty on 19/7/2012 at 19:05

hey We are travelling to malaysia for 2 weeks between 14 august and 28 august and wanting to stay for 4 nights on the Perhentian island (besar) and are having trouble finding any vacancies. We have been offered one room at Coral Reef Resort with a disclaimer that its near generator and is "a little bit noisy". Has anyone stayed here? Is it bearable noise? Or does anyone know if you can get accommodation by just catching the boat over there? Or is there a booking office you can book thr ...

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East coast of peninsular Malaysia during Ramadan

Posted by georg066 on 15/7/2012 at 03:41

Hi everyone, I am planning my trip to visit a friend in Singapore so far the plan looks like this: - Arrive in Singapore on August 10th, Stay in Singapore for the weekend - Travel to Malaysia on August 13th, Do a 3 day Jungle trekk in either endau rompin or teman negara but probably the later. - Meet up for the weekend August 17th till 19th with myfriend on tioman to go diving - I am not sure yet what to do after that, maybe go diving on another beach, do another trekking tour, open for suggest ...

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Sukau / Kinabatangan river on the cheap

Posted by WonderingTsar on 14/7/2012 at 21:31

I just wrote a bit of a guide to Sukau, with maps, photos and and some details on all the places to stay in the town area. linky HTH ...

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Motorbiking in Borneo

Posted by t1m0l1v3r on 16/4/2012 at 10:17

Hi, Last year I rode a motorcycle around Vietnam as a backpacker (purchased in Hanoi and sold again in Saigon) - the system they have there is very organised and there are a lot of people doing it. I Spent 3 years of my early childhood living in Borneo, and have always wanted to do something similar there or at least in Malaysian Borneo - is this possible? Where would I look for information? And has anyone done it before? Thanks in adavance ...

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Where to go on a 10 day 'stopover' in Malaysia en route to Jakarta?

Posted by pollitoriquito on 18/6/2012 at 12:10

Hi everyone, My girlfriend arrives in Kuala Lumpur on July 30th and has to be in Jakarta on August 8th to meet family and friends. She plans to stay these 10 days in Malaysia and I'm trying to plan something for her. What would Travelfishers suggest? I'm looking at going KUL-PEN upon arrival (she arrives in KUL at 4 am approx) and then flying PEN-Jakarta. Will she get bored with 10 days in Penang? Would you recommend another destination? She would like to see some cool things and relax, b ...

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Kl to penang

Posted by savorygal on 16/5/2011 at 11:28

I have an extra 4 days & so I am doing a spur of the moment trip to penang from KL. wondering how long it takes to get there. train vs bus? seems like it would be rather easy to arrange something from a guesthouse? I don't have a malaysia guidebook, so am trying to wing it. any logistical help would be appreciated. ...

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Perhentian Island

Posted by ainnossro on 2/7/2012 at 04:58

My group will be at Perhentian Kecil this 6th till 8th July 2012, we are consisting of 2 girls and a guy local Malaysian and foreigner as well, if anyone would like to join us please email me at ainnossro@gmail.com ...

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Travel Partner Perhentian

Posted by sammyh82 on 25/3/2012 at 00:12

Hey i'm 29 English female travel alone in Malaysia.. I'm heading to Perhentian islands in a day or so and was wondering if anyone was heading that way?? ...

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No proof of onward travel!

Posted by sparkey66 on 23/6/2012 at 00:02

My wife and I will be arriving in KL (Malaysia) by plane from Cambodia. We plan a week in Malaysia and then travel by train to Bangkok. Something I've read on the Malaysian embassy website (Cambodia) is that proof of onward travel is needed to gain entry to Malaysia. As we don't know the exact date of exiting Malaysia (via a land crossing in the north to pick up the Thai train at Sungai Kolok -SE Thailand) IS THIS GOING TO STOP US FROM GETTING INTO MALAYSIA? ...

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Trains and Visas

Posted by jennegg on 16/4/2012 at 11:41

Hi, me and my friend are getting a train from phuket to singapore, we plan to stop off in kuala lumpur for a week or so. Does the 90 day stay still apply (we are from the uk). Do we need to go somewere to get a "tourist card" I heard about? Help very much appreciated? Oh and is it the same for singapore?? ...

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Penang / Langkawi nightlife

Posted by mattbt on 18/5/2012 at 04:55

I'm going back to S.E Asia in Decemebr but this time using KL as my base. I'm flying over to Thailand for a few weeks. My flight back home is on the 17th Jan from KL and i'm wondering if i should fly straight back to KL or make a stop at Penang or Langkawi. I've found a flight for £38 from Bangkok to Penang, was thinking of stopping here 2 nights then over to Langkawi for 2 nights. Is this enough time in each or should i just stick to one? As its the end of the trip i'd like it to be quite ...

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Accommodation in Cherating

Posted by fontbleu on 18/3/2012 at 03:33

Hi guys, I am looking to head to Cherating for 2 weeks at the start of April to do some writing. I'm looking to pay about 40RM per night, hopefully less if I can arrange discount for length of stay, and need a desk in the room. A balcony with a nice view would be a bonus....does anyone have anywhere they could please recommend that would be suitable? thanks FB ...

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Need information regarding Malysian EP

Posted by malaysiaNewBie on 16/5/2012 at 00:07

Hi, I am working in India.I got an offer to work in Malaysia.The company which offered me asked me to send all the documents.They said that once I send the documents to them, they will courier the Employment Permit Approval to my residence address and I need to sign it and send it back to them get the visa. I might get another offer in Singapore for which I will be interested more than Malaysia.But this will be decided in couple of days.In case If I get the Singapore offer, I want to reject Mal ...

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Malaysia in June end

Posted by bismoystud on 10/5/2012 at 05:28

Hi guys, I am planning to holiday in kualalumpur and langkawi for total 7 nights in june end. Just wanted to know how the weather will be like. Most importantly humidity and temperature. Will it be pleasant enough to be outdoor roaming about. Need your help. Thanks in advance. ...

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Driving from KL to Dannok Thailand

Posted by sammywong on 9/5/2012 at 08:15

Planning a short trip driving my new car to thailand border town Dannok next week friday, leaving KL May 18 11pm(Friday), arive at dannok next day morning 8am.Spend a night there to hunt for girls and bar drinking, thai seafood etc. Come back to KL on sunday afternoon 2pm, arrive KL around evening. Interested party can pm me. ...

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Perhentain Islands

Posted by RACHYPF on 31/1/2012 at 09:55

Anyone been to Perhentian islands in March?What is the snorkelling like? Would you reccommend it? ...

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East Coast Beaches

Posted by Lraj on 25/4/2012 at 13:17

Hello, I am planning an 8 day trip to singapore and malaysia. I'm hoping to spend some time in taman negra. I also would love to see some of the islands on the east coast. I am debating about either flying up to kota bharu and trying to get to some islands from there or taking a bus from singapore to mersing and then exploring around tioman island. Any suggestions on which is the better option? I prefer modest priced or less and not too crowded ...

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What to do during my 7hour layover in Kuala Lumpur... ...??

Posted by TravellerX on 26/4/2012 at 16:43

i'm flying to cambodia, on the 22/05/12; i have a 7 hour layover in kuala lumpur... ...and then another one, for 8 hours, on my way back to london, on 05/06/12... ... ... i was hoping someone could give me some ideas of what to do, while i'm there? ...

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Posted on CS: HELP, about a trafficking/abduction situation in KL...

Posted by altmtl on 23/4/2012 at 11:43

http://www.couchsurfing.org/group_read.html?gid=411&post=11859624 Hi CSers, got this message and thought of you all, hope that someone can be of some help.... feel free to contact me at tedweinberg -AT- gmail .c o m ... Our friend Nga, a 23 year old female Vietnamese friend here in HCMC, has just been trafficked (abducted) and sold into prostitution in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I’m asking for any person who has or knows anyone with political or diplomatic connections to contact one of u ...

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taxi to Melaka

Posted by greenings on 18/4/2012 at 11:56

Does anyone know the rough cost of a taxi from KLIA to Melaka? I know there is a bus but we land at 16.30 and no bus til 20.15, which is a pain. Apologies if this question has been answered before - not sure how to search for that. ...

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