Malaysia as a holiday destination can be described in 4 words, beach, city, culture and adventure. Malaysia offers the traveller a wide range of sights and tastes due to its multicultural way of life. Separated into islands by the South China Sea, Malaysia offers a choice of beach destinations, adventures, city life with shopping and dining experiences as well as a wide ranging culture from Chinese, Indian to Malaysian. In Malaysia you can enjoy the wonderful 5 star luxury accommodation whilst experiencing the local way of life and see the sights of Malaysia such as the Cameron Highlands and Borneo. On top of this the choice of diving, snorkelling and land sports such as golf add to the holiday experience in Malaysia.
Best time to go to Malaysia
Malaysia weather is pretty similar year round with constant temperatures and only slightly more rain in the months of October to April. Sabah and Sarawak receives heavy rainfall throughout the year and from November to February the North East coast receives the most rain, which is when some coastal resorts close. For the least amount of rain, keep to the north islands such as Langkawi.
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Essential Facts for Malaysia
Flying time to Malaysia from London is 13.5 hours and the time difference is 8 hours. Fly directly from London to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysian airways. Internal flights or ferries are available to the islands.
For more information on Malaysia contact the Malaysian tourist office.
Languages spoken Malaysian and English
Currency Malaysian ringgit
Visa requirements No visa required for UK Passport holders for stays up to 3 months