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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What to do when in Malaysia and visa expires during lockdown?

I am currently in Malaysia on a 30 day visitor visa. My flight is April 6th, but all flights have been cancelled until further notice. There is no avenue for me to leave the country. My visa expires ...
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Is there a Yelp equivalent in Malaysia?

In Malaysia, Yelp has already advanced and the quantity of the data looks decent enough. However I wonder there is any better alternative (e.g. in quantity, more search filter, etc) service like Yelp ...
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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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Are the Asian girls in this music video Chinese or Malaysian, and are they singing in Chinese? [closed]

This video: https://youtu.be/BuAULI7PbRw?t=7 They are obviously Asian, and I seem to recognize some of the letters as being Chinese. Also, the song itself seems to be a famous/classic Chinese song ...
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Malaysia Transit Visa for Australian PR with Bangladeshi Passport

We are traveling from Melbourne, Australia to Cambodia on AirAsia, and have a 15 hour layover in KLI2. We are Australian Permanent residents and Bangladeshi Passport holders. We got our Tourist ...
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Can I extend my stay in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) beyond 90 days by doing a visa run?

I am US citizen. We are allowed to stay in Malaysia for 90 days. Can I extend my 90 days if I cross over to Singapore and return to Kuala Lumpur the following day, hence getting another 90 days "...
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Will my Indian passport be stamped at Kuala Lampur airport while I'm transiting?

Please assume the following: I am travelling from Singapore to Bangalore transiting through Kuala Lampur. I am an Indian national. I will be travelling on one ticket. I won't be leaving the airport. ...
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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 transit visa for Malaysia

I’m Sri Lankan passport holder. I’m planning to travel from Japan to Sri Lanka via Malaysia by March 2020. Still I have valid Japan student visa until July 2020. Do I need transit visa for Malaysia ...
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Booking ETS Platinum class trains more than 24 hours in advance

I'm looking to book tickets on an ETS Platinum train service from Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral) to Ipoh. The official timetable shows a number of Platinum services (EPxxxx) running daiy; however, while ...
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Do I need a transit visa if my layover is in Saudi Arabia

Hi I have a Tunisian passport and I'm travelling to Malaysia through Jeddah, do I need a transit visa if my layover is 5-6 hours and I don't plan to leave the airport? I also have to return the same ...
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Travel options from Tg Belungkor to Desaru and back for 5 people

I'm planning to take the ferry from Changi Point, Singapore to Tanjung Belungkor, Malaysia. What are my options from continuing from Tg Belungkor to the resort area in Desaru, and then back? I'm ...
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What visa do I need for a flight connection in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia? [duplicate]

I am really confused. I have two separate tickets, both with AirAsia. First flight is Bombay to Kuala Lumpur, 2.5 hour layover, and connection to the second flight, Kuala Lumpur to Manila. I ...
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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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Do Bangladeshi citizens need a transit visa in Malaysia?

I am a Bangladeshi passport holder and I am studying in Bangalore, India. On 15 October 2012 I am planning to go my country. But there are no direct flights to there. I came to India previously via ...
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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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Is a transit visa required for Malaysia? [duplicate]

I'm a Sri Lankan passport holder. I'm planning to travel to China in January and have to transit in Malaysia. I wonder whether I can obtain a Malaysian transit visa in KLIA 2 when I'm flying back to ...
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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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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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Visa run to Malaysia from Thailand

I'm in Thailand right now. My original plans were to go to Laos and/or Cambodia, but now these plans have changed and I'll only visit Thailand. I need to do a visa run as explained here and the only ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Spelling error in Malaysian eVisa

We are planning a family trip to Malaysia next month. I applied for my wife's visa online and was granted it within 24 hours. Her name in her passport is Usna, but the visa has an added H: Husna. Will ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Applying for a Malaysian transit visa online for a Sri Lankan

I'm a Sri Lankan passport holder, who is currently residing in Australia. When I'm traveling back to Sri Lanka through Malaysian airlines, I have a 16-hour transit. I would like to get a transit visa ...
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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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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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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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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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Transit visa required in Malaysia? [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan passport holder travelling from China to Sri Lanka with Air Asia. I have transit in Malaysia for 9 hours and 25 minutes. I need to know if I need a transit visa if I do not leave the ...
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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 visitor(s)...
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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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Is the carrying of knives in the street regulated in Malaysia?

Some countries do not allow the carrying of a knife in the street. Is there such a regulation in Malaysia?
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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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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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Do Europe laws apply in foreign (Asia) countries?

For example if two citizens from same country travel to Asian countries like Malaysia and Thailand, and one of them robs the other citizen while in Asia, is it worth reporting it back in Europe? Or ...
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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 ...