Questions tagged [malaysia]

A country in Southeast Asia bordered by Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei by land and by Singapore, Vietnam and the Philippines by sea.

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Are there any international flights arriving in Malaysia where there is no disinsection,spraying of pesticide to kill mosquitoes?

Malaysia is not listed on the US Department of Transportation page regarding aircraft disinsection requirements https://www.transportation.gov/airconsumer/spray However anecdotal evidence shows that ...
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Malaysian visa spelling error

In my malaysian visa printed on my passport its showing 'P Emanuval Deepak ' instead of 'Panikulam Emanuval Deepak' it will cause any issue during the immigration?
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Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok (Swedish passport)

Getting a visa for Malaysia in Bangkok. Hello, I have a Swedish passport. Normally I would not need a visa to visit Malaysia for up to three months. But I would like to get a visa anyway before ...
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Malaysian enTRI visa approved but changes of hotel

I will be travelling to Kuala Lumpur for three days, my entri visa got approved and I wanted to change the hotel from the one I provided as an accommodation in visa. Will there be any conflict if I ...
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Re-Enter Malaysia after special pass has expired? [duplicate]

Can I go Indonesia and stay like one week then submit for Malaysia Visa to come back Malaysia again? TQ
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Why is the Australian ETA application fee cheaper on a 3rd party website?

I'm a Malaysian passport holder and I require an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) to travel to Australia. Upon googling "Australia ETA for Malaysian passport", the first link is for the Australian ...
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Getting from Kuching to Semenggoh

Many guidebooks (including Lonely Planet Borneo Aug 2019 edition) and websites still claim that you can take Bus No. 6 (4 ringgit) from Kuching to Semenggoh. However, my hostel staff tell me that ...
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Does driving a car in Malaysia require an International Drivers Permit/IDP?

Short and sweet: Does driving and/or renting a car in Malaysia require an International Drivers Permit (IDP)? (Assuming you don't have a Malaysian driver's license, that is.) Information on the ...
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Should US dollars be kept and used instead of local currencies in Thailand/Malaysia

Is this a better idea to exchange or spend USD during a trip in Thailand/Malaysia rather then using the local currency? This also applies because sometimes the vendors ask if you want to be charged ...
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Visa to Georgia on Pakistani Passport from Embassy of Georgia in Malaysia

I am a Pakistani passport holder residing in KL, Malaysia. Is this possible for me to get a visa to Georgia from the Georgian embassy in Malaysia?
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Malaysia 90 day stamp but with return date written under it [closed]

I have a short question, when I entered Malaysia I was given a 90-day stamp but my return ticket was for 1 month, the officer didn't really say anything regarding that but he did write down the return ...
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Malaysian Visa as a visitor in Singapore

My friend is currently in Singapore as a tourist. What options does he have for applying for a Malaysian visa? The long term visa is available for Singapore Residents only. Special permission is ...
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Dried rose petals — permissible for airplane

I want to bring some dried rose petals with me to my upcoming trip to Malaysia just for my own personal use with my hotel bathtub. I'm not sure how much red tape stands in the way between me and this ...
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Langkawi - can I snorkel wherever I want?

I have my own snorkeling gear, but does that mean I have free-rein when it comes to where I can snorkel? Like, can I choose anywhere or are there certain places that are off-limits? My line of ...
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Birdwatching in Langkawi Island, Malaysia

I plan to go to Langkawi Island in early July, and I would like to try some new things. I have never been snorkeling or bird watching before. There is lots of resources about snorkeling, so I'm all ...
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Do Indian citizens need a transit visa for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I am an Indian Citizen who has lived in Vietnam on a business visa for the last 3 months and a tourist visa for a few months before that. I am going back to India and my flight is from Ho Chi Minh ...
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Malaysian Transit Visa for Indian working in Japan [duplicate]

I am holding an Indian passport. Currently working in Japan. During my vacation to India, I wanted to visit Kuala Lumpur. So I booked Tokyo to Kuala Lumpur with AirAsiaX airlines and 3 days later, I ...
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Do I need to pay a fee or a tax at the airport when I leave Malaysia to go to Australia? [duplicate]

Do I need to pay a fee or tax at the airport when leaving Malaysia to Australia?
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Malaysia “visa free” multiple exit and return

I am considering using Kuala Lumpur as a "home base" using the "3-month visa free" for EU citizens. I plan to fly into Kuala Lumpur with an exit ticket to my native country in Europe. I do not want to ...
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Entry to Malaysia

My tourist visa issue date was the 18th of March 2019. I am planning to enter Malaysia on the 15th of June 2019 and exit on the 19th of June 2019. Is this ok? Or I will face any problems?
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Do I need a transit visa in the Kuala Lumpur airport to visit the city? I’m travelling to Thailand from India through Air Asia Airlines?

I am travelling to Thailand from India for vacation and have 10 hours of layover at Kuala Lumpur airport by Air Asia. To visit near by places outside airport do I need the Transit Visa? If yes then ...
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Indonesia or Malaysia tourist visa for Colombian citizen in India

How can a Colombian citizen apply for tourist visa for Indonesia in India. We would like to plan a 2 week vacation there. Is e-visa a possibility? Same question for Malaysian tourist visa.
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Credit cards used everywhere in Singapore or Malaysia?

About to go to Malaysia and Singapore. I have a credit card for foreign transactions and a debit card for taking out money from foreign ATMs (this setup is just the best way to avoid foreign ...
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Do I need Malaysian visa during transit from two different airlines? [duplicate]

I have booked my flight from Bengaluru to Sydney via Indigo and Air Asia X. I holds an Indian PP and Australian 457 visa. From Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur it's Indigo and From Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, ...
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Alcohol when flying to Singapore from EU through Malaysia

We plan to fly from an EU country to Singapore with transit in Kuala Lumpur. This is one ticket, yet it's two different airlines, so we will change airplanes in Kuala Lumpur. I have read that certain ...
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Will I be able to enter Malaysia (or any other south-east Asian countries) after being deported from Japan?

I'm about to get deported from Japan back to Canada. Sad part is, Japan was only the first stop in a large trip around Asia. I'm being deported for a tiny amount of drugs that should never have been ...
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What's the official site for Malaysia's e-visa?

I'm and Indian citizen, and am planning to go to Malaysia as a Tourist. What's the official site for applying for the e-visa? A google search leads me to several sites, none of which seem to be the ...
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Can a child ride in a Grab or Taxi without a child seat in Malaysia and Singapore?

I'm going to be travelling in Singapore and Malaysia (KL and Penang) with two young kids. I'm trying to figure out the best modes of transportation to get around. Just wondering, what is the policy ...
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British citizen flying from UK to Malaysia, then to Thailand. Will I need a visa?

I am a British citizen flying from the UK (Manchester) to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). I will stay in KL for 4 days, then on to Thailand for 14 days, then back to Malaysia the day before I fly home to the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Malaysia?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling from China to India via Kuala Lumpur, on Air Asia tickets bought separately. The layover is 4 hours and 30 minutes. Do I need a transit visa?
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Malaysia Transit Visa for Australian PR with Bangladeshi Passport

We are traveling Cambodia from Melbourne by Airasia. We have 15hr layover in KLI2. We are Australian Permanent resident and Bangladeshi Passport holder. We got our Tourist visa for Cambodia. Our ...
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Is it safe to drink tap water in Penang?

I am just wondered whether is it safe to drink tap water in Penang?
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Where can I find a list of food items restricted to bring to Malaysia (for personal consumption)?

I'll be travelling to Kuala Lumpur soon from India (via Air if that's important) and I was planning on bring some dried mango pulp for personal consumption and also to gift my friends (in a really ...
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Malaysian Staying in UK after Tier 4 Student Visa Expires [closed]

I'm a Malaysian student who has a Tier 4 student VISA and if my visa expires on June 28, how long could I continue to stay there if I want to tourist to explore the place. Or I need to go back to ...
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What kind of a visa do I require to halt at Kuala Lumpur for 3 days while travelling from Mumbai to Melbourne via Kuala Lumpur?

I am travelling to Melbourne, Australia from Mumbai, India. I have a valid visa for Australia. I am planning to go visa Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and halt for a 3 day visit. My question is, what kind of ...
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Do I need a visa to re-check my luggage in Kuala Lumpur and India as an Australian citizen?

I'm travelling from Australia to Sri lanka and have two short stop overs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chennai,India. I need to check-in and also claim and check my luggage in at each stop-over. I do ...
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Visa for connecting flights at Kuala Lumpur, different airlines? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling to Singapore via Kuala Lumpur. I have 2 flights (different air lines) from same terminal with layover of 5 hours in Kuala Lumpur. Not planning to go out of airport ...
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Health supplements/Vitamins bringing into Malaysia [duplicate]

Malaysian returning home after holiday in Australia, is there any restriction in bringing back health supplements & vitamins that we bought.
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Can I exit Malaysia after the end of the Visa Waiver Program (eNTRI)?

I am an Indian national planning to travel to Malaysia for 10 days at the end of December. According to this link eNTRI for Indians, eNTRI is a Visa waiver program for Indian citizens thats effective ...
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Do I need proof of onward travel when flying from Malaysia to Vietnam?

I am Lithuanian (EU citizen), on a single entry 3-month visa. I have crossed from Cambodia to Vietnam by land and hasn't been asked for proof of onward travel do I need one when coming into Vietnam ...
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Fitness / Bootcamp retreats in South East Asia [closed]

I'm currently in Malaysia and have a few weeks before I have to move on. In this time, I'd like to take care of my fitness and join some sort of fitness / bootcamp retreat. So far, I found some ...
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Malaysian e-Visa validity

I have a 30-day single entry tourist e-Visa for Malaysia, expiring on November 14, 2018. I am going to Malaysia on November 9, 2018 and returning to India on November 14, 2018 from Malaysia, the same ...
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Entry and exit of Malaysia for multiple entry visa [duplicate]

I am a multiple entry visa holder for Malaysia for one year. I will be completing my first 30-day stay in two days. If I need to exit and re-enter Malaysia, how many days do I need to stay out of ...
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Flying from KL, Malaysia to Lucknow, India with layover in Singapore [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder travelling from KL, Malaysia to Lucknow, India via Singapore. I have a multiple entry Singaporean visa and eNTRI from Thailand. My first flight (Jetstar) (KUL - SIN) ...
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Landing card, transit visa in Kuala Lumpur [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan traveling from Colombo to Manila. I have a layover of 2 hours in Kuala Lumpur. Do I need to fill out a landing card? Do I need a transit visa? Same airline from Sri Lanka to Kuala ...
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Malaysian multiple-entry visa [closed]

My travel itinerary: September 9: India to Malaysia September 13: Malaysia to Singapore September 16: Singapore to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur KLIA 2) September 16: Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur KLIA) to India ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Hong Kong Airport?

I am a Syrian citizen. I want to travel from Canada to Malaysia with a transit in Hong Kong Airport. I have a Canadian Travel Document. Do I need a transit visa for Hong Kong?
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How can I leave Malaysia and return home to India when my employer is holding my passport?

My friend wants to come back to India as he is not okay with the work situation in Malaysia. However, his passport is with his employer. How can he return to India without a valid passport?
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Check out after first night [closed]

I made an online booking and actually checked in and paid the first night fare. I found the hotel not appropriate and want to check out the next day. Can I check out without any additional charges?
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Entry in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore using a Canadian passport and an open-jaw ticket

We are a Canadian couple planning to travel to Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The entire trip will take about 14 days. Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia don't require visas. Great. However, it's ...