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cheap flights with AirAsia

Posted by mic59 on 24/10/2009 at 08:30

A recent e-mail received from travelfish mentioned cheap flights with AirAsia. Can anyone who took advantage of one of these flights answer these questions for me. Was the price on the website the total real price you paid or were there add-ons such as meals, additional luggage costs incurred by low baggage allowance, departure or arrival taxes, etc? Also, from the website it shows the window to purchase these will end soon. Is anyone aware whether there may be similar sales in the future? ...

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Accommodation Kuching

Posted by mattd82 on 20/9/2009 at 12:25

Hi, We are flying into Kuching about 9pm on the 24th and thought we really should organise somewhere to sleep before we get there. Can anyone recommend some budget places we could look into? Maybe somewhere thats easily accessible from the airport too! Thanks heaps, Matt ...

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return flight london / kuala lumpur for 300 GBP for sale

Posted by vesperon on 15/10/2009 at 03:49

One of our friends has dropped and now we have an extra ticket for an Air Asia flight London STN/Kuala Lumpur/London STN. I think name changes are allowed (at some fee) in AirAsia, so I wonder whether anyone would be interested in buying this extra ticket STN/KUL Nov 5 23.05 KUL/STN Nov 22 15.30 305,10 GBP return + applicable fees for name change (no idea how much this can be) Let me know if you are interested and we discuss details. ...

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Take the train to the LCCT

Posted by tails101 on 28/9/2009 at 16:28

KLIA Transit (which operates on the same line as the KLIA Express Train (KL-KLIA) but stops at 5 stations instead of 2) has now launched a service linking the train to the LCCT. You take the train to the pneultimate station (Salak Tinggi) and then they have a fleet of air-con busses to take you to the LCCT. The cost is currently RM12.50 and the trip takes about a hour. More details can be found at On a side point, it appears fixe ...

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Perhentian Islands..

Posted by jasonkim8486 on 25/9/2009 at 03:19

i want to make a border run from southern thailand to extend my visa stay, i was looking into staying at the perhentian islands. ill probably be crossing the border roughly in early-mid january. is this a bad time to visit the islands[monsoon period]??? is the entire northern part of malaysia rainy during january? ...

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Showing my Dad around Asia - suggestions?

Posted by idreamofdurian on 18/9/2009 at 15:43

Looking for some suggestions and input from fellow TFers... especially the middle-aged male group! I'm a Canadian girl who's been living in Asia for 3 years now. My dad finally has booked a flight out to visit, and I'm trying to put together an itinerary for his 8 day visit. I live in Singapore and really want him to experience more of Asia than just here. The thing is that I don't really know what he would find interesting and, as he's never traveled out of North America before, I don't ...

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Any good websites on Malaysia!?

Posted by Scad on 6/12/2008 at 00:28

Just looking for a few links on websites that could help us with places to stay and help us tally up roughly how much we will need in and around Kuala Lumpur for 2/3 weeks. We are also traveling Thailand, Vietnam, Loas & Cambodia over 6 months so budget is budget. Thank you ...

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Diving in Sipadan for Chinese New Year 2010

Posted by parththefirst on 16/9/2009 at 16:39

Hi, I am planning a diving trip to Sipadan for 10-13 February. Looking for some travel/dive buddies. ...

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Pulau Perhentian in January?

Posted by Agosei on 14/9/2009 at 19:58

Hello fellow travellers.. Is it worth? I heard a few bad things concerning weather. They suggest not to go in the monsoon period yet they also say it's crowded, how come? ...

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optometrist in KL

Posted by muzza on 10/8/2009 at 17:47

Flying to KL for a three day stop over and heard that we could get glasses made to order in that time. Anyone know were, would be glad of any assist. Muzza ...

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Sabah and Brunei - your experiences please

Posted by perkypurplepixie on 11/9/2009 at 20:24

For myself, and to share information on this new-ish forum, I am wondering if anyone has experiences to share regarding their travels in Sabah and Brunei. This is in addition to the topic on Turtle Island. I am considering Sepilok, KK, going up Mount Kinabalu, and popping over to Brunei (via Pulau Labuan). Any info to share on travel, where to stay, what to do, what not to do etc would be much appreciated. Thanks, you lovely informative people. ...

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Turtle Island (near Sandakan)

Posted by jessieo on 20/7/2009 at 09:55

Hi! Has anyone done this independently? I am in KK right now, and it seems that the only info I can get is about packages - and they aree wayyyy beyond my price range. Is it possible to hire a boat, stay for the evening and head back? Does anyone have any budget suggestions? Thanks!!! ...

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KL to Singapore

Posted by gracetandil on 28/8/2009 at 20:05

How can go to Singapore once in Kuala Lumpur? I would like to avoid a plane. Bus? Train? How long does it take? ...

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Posted by gracetandil on 4/12/2008 at 23:15

Where can I get precise information on Malaysia? Isn´t it strange that there isn´t information on this country? Thank you. ...

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Malaysian must see festival!!! A Without Borders Video on Thaipusam

Posted by withoutborders on 19/8/2009 at 02:04

Thaipusam is a must see for any traveller. Its absolutely amazing! Here is a video to check out! ...

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Borneo Without Borders video

Posted by withoutborders on 19/8/2009 at 02:32

For anyone who wants to see an awesome vid from Borneo, check this out ...

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Without Borders Malaysia & Singapore video

Posted by withoutborders on 19/8/2009 at 02:06

A short video if you want to take a look at food, culture and adventure in Malaysia and singapore ...

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Sabah in January weather.. diving, hiking?

Posted by prana16 on 17/8/2009 at 21:16

Trying to find time to fit Malaysia into my travels. Wondering what the weather would be like in January for diving at Sipadan and hiking Mt Kinalabu. I don't mind bad weather but don't want to waste money diving with no visibility. If anyone has been there around this time i'd appreciate any advice. ...

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A week’s itinerary from Kuala Lumpa to Singapore

Posted by Beanic on 11/8/2009 at 19:48

I am going to be backpacking alone through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand then travelling through Malaysia to get to Singapore where I will meet friends who live there. A friend of mine will be flying from London to Kuala Lumpa to meet me. We will be travelling home from Singapore together a week later. My dilemma is my friend will only be away for a week (a long way to go for a week). We want to spend at least 2 days in Singapore and possibly 1/2 days in KL. As I am away for three months ...

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ABC Beach, Tioman

Posted by mitchell on 2/8/2009 at 21:32

at first i thought, what only rocks? this beach sucks. then it just grew on me and i stayed there for 9 days. a really nice vibe there. stayed in south pacific chalets for mr27/night. most small basic bungalows are around the mr30-40 range. then, it jumps to mr100-150 for a/c rooms. the sand is at either end of the beach and the one at the south end has a bar right on it. they make a decent pizza there too. happy hour from 5-7. both ends have a bar with happy hour. 3 beers for mr10. you ca ...

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