A country in Southeast Asia. It is bordered by Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei. Maritime border exists with Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines.

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Is there a way to go from Malaysia to Indonesia by Ferry?

We are planing to travel From Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by train, Kuala Lumpur to Indonesia by bus and ferry I figured out the first part and still blur about the second part. Does anyone know how ...
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How does the Malaysian Transit Pass work for Indian citizens?

Quoting from Ministry of Foreign Affairs- FAQ Please check whether you are eligible for Transit Visa / Pass or not. The following are conditions for the said visa / pass: (i) Indian ...
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How visa days are counted? (Malaysia)

I have a 30 days stamped on my passport, currently I can't get my head around on how those days are counted. Quintessentially, are the visa days counted the day one gets the stamp, or the day after ...
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Visa required for Indians for Malaysia during transit flight time

Planning for a trip from India to Thailand through Kuala Lumpur, the connecting flight from Kuala Lumpur is after 20 hours. Do we need a Malaysian visa for this time frame, if we need to get out of ...
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Can I enter Thailand or Malaysia or Indonesia with a one-way-ticket? [closed]

I would like to fly from Chennai (India) to Thailand or Malaysia or Indonesia. Best with a one-way-ticket. As I experienced a refusal to enter India with a one-way flight ticket, I would like to ask ...
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Can I take my gaming computer as luggage? Leaving Saudi Arabia to Malaysia in 27hours [duplicate]

So basically, I have this small form factor gaming PC that I built a few months back for portability*, and I will be leaving to Malaysia to study*, but I believe I might need a capable PC since my ...
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What are the visa requirements of Malaysia for Spanish citizens in 2015?

As a Spanish national, do I need a visa to visit Malaysia? I yes, can I get a Visa on arrival (at the airport if arriving by plane, or at the border if arriving by bus/train) ?
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Are there Long-Distance taxis in Malaysia for more than 4 passengers?

My family and I are travelling to peninsular Malaysia in the summer. We are looking to use long-distance taxis for the majority of our travel, but I am under the impression these normally carry 4 ...
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Indian National lost passport in Malaysia

I'm from India had come to Malaysia in visiting visa near my friend to meet in between in emergency he went to India and I stay in Lodge for 6 days and I lost my passport and in 2 days my visiting ...
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Malaysia Custom Regulation

I will go back Malaysia this summer. My family asks me to buy Starbuck Tumblers for them. How many can I bring back to Malaysia? I found the custom regulation in other website. It says, " all other ...
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Where can you get good quality chocolates in Malaysia? [closed]

Please include names of any local varieties which taste great and list places where you can get cheap chocolates.
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Contact Fisherman Guesthouse in Penang

I have to contact the Fisherman Village Guesthouse in Teluk Bahang, Penang. Unfortunately, I can not find their phone number or email anywhere. Can someone help me? (I stupidly forgot a bag there)
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Currency needed for stop over at Kuala Lumpur airport

We have a short stop over at Kuala Lumpur airport and would like to know what currency can be used in shops there please.
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Motorcycle ride to Malaysia from Singapore avoiding expressways

I am planning to get a cruiser bike in Singapore and I have a valid Singapore license. I want to go visit the Malaysian towns and villages on my motorcycle. I want to do it alone. But I heard some ...
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Is there (or when will there be) a ferry between Sabah (Malaysia) and Palawan (Philippines)?

Update This Nov 17 2015 news article says construction of the RM8.84m Kudat ferry ramp "has commenced and was expected to be operational six months later". This other news article says, similarly, ...
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Can I get a visa on arrival to Port Dickson, Malaysia?

I am a UK citizen and am cycling from Indonesia to the UK. I want to take a boat from Dumai, Sumatra to Port Dickson, Malaysia. Does anyone know if it is possible to get a visa on arrival at this port?...
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Photo in the visa swapped [duplicate]

The malaysia reference visa for my son is not having his photo. Instead of his photo, my daughter's photo is captured on his reference visa. All the other details are valid in the visa except the ...
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Are the hoses in toilets in Asia something I should know about?

I have noticed random bits of hose without proper fittings before I think for example in India and just assumed they are for use by the cleaners or for filling the water jug in squat toilets. But Now ...
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Do I need to buy a return ticket for my son coming here to Malaysia?

Do I need to buy a return ticket for my son from Phillipines when visiting Malaysia? By "return ticket" I mean Malaysia to Philippines route. I have a spouse visa and I plan for my son to stay for a ...
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Is it feasible to visit Malaysia on an 18 hour overnight layover in Singapore?

I will be arriving in Singapore around 2:30 PM. I'd like to know if it's feasible to visit Malaysia during this time. I won't fly out until 9:30 the next morning. If so, are there any ...
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I want bring my desktop pc to the US, will the customs pass it? [duplicate]

I'm traveling to the US from Malaysia and I will be bringing my computer desktop and monitor. Will I face any issues with US customs?
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Do you need driving license when renting scooter in Malaysia/Thailand?

I'm aware of IDP, but I've read that I don't need one as some companies rent the scooters just on the passport. If it's so, what risk do I have renting a scooter when having non-IDP EU driving ...
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Bus transportation from Renaissance Hotel in Johor Bahru

I'll be visiting Singapore/Malaysia at the end of the year and I'm looking to stay at the Johor Bahru Renaissance in Malaysia; just across the border from Singapore. I'm sure there are great value ...
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List of street art in George Town (Penang)

I am going to travel to Penang soon and on my list of things to do is seeing the murals there. I always see a lot of pictures of street art (such as the one below), and want to make sure I can see as ...
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Change of itinerary and applying for UK visa after getting Schengen visa

I am an Indian citizen residing in Malaysia on an employment visa. I received a multiple entry Schengen visa, valid for two months, to attend a conference in Vienna from the Austrian Embassy. My ...
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Differences between Si Amil Island and Mabul Island?

I'm looking at going to dive in the Celebes Sea in (northern) Borneo. And obviously I want to dive at Sipadan Island (yes I do have the required Advanced Open Water PADI). I want some quality time on ...
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How hectic is traffic on days near Hari Raya Puasa in Malaysia?

I'm going to Malaysia in October this year - on the 7th I want to rent a car and drive from KL stopping by Cameron Highlands / Ipoh for 2 days and getting to Penang by the 9th. I've just realized ...
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Are there good dive spots easily accessible from Kuala Lumpur, without flying?

Somewhat annoyingly, Malaysia Airlines Enrich miles expire after 3 years from being earnt, and are not extended by subsequent flights with them. Because of this, I have a reasonable amount of miles ...
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Open Water Diver certification in Malaysia in the end of January

As the last leg of my 6-month journey, I will be stopping over in Kuala Lumpur from the 24th to 30th of January. I would like to fly out or take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to go to a place where I can do ...
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What are the visa requirements of Malaysia for French citizens in 2015?

Must I have a Visa at all? I yes, can I get a Visa on arrival (at the airport if arriving by plane, or at the border if arriving by bus/train) ?
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Malaysia to Thailand and again Malaysia Visit

I am from Nepal, i planing to visit Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. My plan first i visit Malaysia stay 3 days and go Thailand by land stay 1 days and again return malaysia by land and go Singapore ...
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Over the counter pain killers in SE Asia?

We're headed to Malaysia & Singapore in a month or so. I've got arthritic knees and I know we're going to be doing a lot of walking. My knees will put up with a fair amount of this, but it can ...
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Malaysia Visa Run [closed]

I have been a student for 2 years in Malaysia and my student visa is set to expire on July 17th. I am planning to do a visa run on July 17th to Singapore and stay there for 3-4 days then come back to ...
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Traveling to Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore on Canadian Passport without tourist visa [closed]

I am going on an Asia Tour. I have a Canadian passport. Do I need any visa for going there? Do I need a return ticket as well to enter there? can I use a one way ticket to Malaysia and also buy a ...
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What happens if you arrive in Malaysia with a one-way ticket but are asked for proof of onward travel?

As we know, most countries require that visitors have a return or onward ticket as a condition of entry. But often, depending on where you're from and which country you're visiting, you won't be ...
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City in Peninsular Malaysia to immerse in Malay language?

I like to self-study the local language in the places I travel to. I don't do courses or attend classes. I just arrived in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It's a very multicultural city and though most signs ...
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Where can I try Chitty cuisine in Malacca?

I've just learned of a local people here in Malacca (Melaka), Malaysia called the Chitties (Chetty in Malay). They're also referred to as "Indian Peranakans". They are descendants of Tamil men and ...
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Do Chinese citizens require a visa to go to Hong Kong for less than 7 days?

I and my girlfriend (a mainland Chinese citizen from Heilongjiang) are planning to visit Hong Kong from Malaysia (where we both have MSC working visas), and will also be returning to Malaysia. I have ...
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In Malaysia, how should I deal with taxi drivers wanting to go off-meter?

I've been to Malaysia three times: once to Penang and twice to Kuala Lumpur. I mostly used taxis to get around, and I found that drivers always wanted to negotiate a fare up-front (which was much ...
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How predictable is the weather in Kuala Lumpur in the rainy season?

When I hitchhiked through KL last year it didn't rain at all so I didn't need to take precautions. I think it was July/August. Now at the end of November there's a big downpour every day and rain is ...
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Books in Malaysian language in Kuala Lumpur

I like to buy books in every language I can when I travel so I'd like to pick up some literature in Malaysian. Yesterday I found an enormous Kinokuniya bookshop but was puzzled to find it sold books ...
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Fly into Singapore or Kuala Lumpur on one-way ticket to begin overlanding trip?

I want to begin my next big overlanding trip by flying from Sydney (home) to either Singapore or Malaysia on a one-way ticket. I will fly home from an as-yet unknown location when my money runs down ...
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Absolute cheapest transport from Malaysia to Singapore with e-ticket that can be bought online from overseas?

I need an international e-ticket out of Malaysia to show to the airline when I board next week with a one-way ticket. Last year I bought a second class train ticket from KL to Woodlands for about $10....
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How to get from Langkawi to Phuket?

How to get from Langkawi (Malaysia) to Phuket (Thailand) either by ferry, land (train or bus) or by air? What's the most convenient way? It seems there are no direct flights and no obvious land ...
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Are there any package tours that run from Singapore via Malaysia to Siem Riep/Angkor Wat?

My wife and I love Singapore and I'd like to introduce her to some more of SE Asia. The easiest way to do that is to start in Singapore and play the history card to go through places like Malacca and ...
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Visa requirements for Malaysian citizen - train to Thailand, plane to Malaysia

I'm Malaysian and travelling to Thailand via train and coming back via airplane. Please advise on travelling documents needed while entering / exiting Thailand.
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Do you have to pay immigration to leave Malaysia?

I have a friend who says she needs to pay immigration and also pay to exit the country. Is this true?
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How fast is mobile internet in Malaysia?

So on my trip to Malaysia, I'm thinking about getting a prepaid sim when I get there. I don't really need the ability to phone but I would like it to have data. I want to use it to use Google Maps to ...
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5 days alone in Malaysia - what should I do? [closed]

So I'm landing in KL, going to spend 3-4 days drinking and partying etc. with some friends. Then I got about 5 days alone to do whatever I want before flying from Penang. Kind of an awkward number of ...
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Driving from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore for someone who is not a Malaysian or Singaporean citizen

I am considering, at some point in the future, driving from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Singapore. Assume I am not a citizen of Malaysia or Singapore and will receive a 14 day tourist visa upon land ...