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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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Do i need a transit visa for Malaysia ? If yes, am i eligible for it?

I am an Indian Citizen who has lived in Vietnam on business visa for the last 3 months and tourist visa for few months before that. I am going back to India and my flight is from Ho Chi Minh to ...
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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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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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Malaysian transit visa for Sri Lankan

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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Do I need a transit visa for a layover in Kuala Lumpur?

I am an Indian who is planning to travel to Vietnam in January 2018. I am travelling with Air Asia from Mumbai with a layover in Kuala Lumpur for 5 hours. Do I need a transit visa for this? The ...
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How do I get a Malaysian transit pass?

We are a group of 15 Indians traveling from India to Thailand via Malaysia. The layover is around 14 hours. Can we get out in the city to visit Kuala Lumpur? If yes how do we get a transit pass to ...
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Visa for connecting flights at Kuala Lumpur, different airlines?

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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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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Do Indians need a transit visa in Kuala Lumpur, and if yes how?

I am an Indian travelling from Cochin to Beijing via Kuala Lumpur, using Air Asia. My flight has a layover in Kuala Lumpur of about 10 hours. While booking, it was mentioned that I will need a transit ...
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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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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 ...