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Why You Should Take a Flight to Malaysia

With its vibrant cities, mouthwatering cuisine and idyllic beaches, Malaysia really does have something for everyone. Book your flights to Malaysia today to find out what it offers you.

 

When to Book Flights to Malaysia

The temperatures across Malaysia vary little from month to month, with the mercury hovering around 30˚C throughout the year. Humidity is also fairly constant so you’re guaranteed to be in for some serious heat whenever you book your Cheap Flights to Malaysia.

One thing you do need to consider is the monsoon season. On the eastern side of the peninsula, the rainiest months are November, December and January. Downpours can be extremely heavy and can last for two to three hours. What’s more, a lot of ferries won’t run during this period so if you’re planning on island hopping you’d be better off travelling at a different time of year

The western side of Malaysia is hit by monsoon weather a little earlier with September and October seeing the heaviest rainfall. If you want to give yourself the best chance of clear skies and tropical sunshine, book your Malaysia flight during the European spring and summer months.

 

How to Find Cheap Flights to Malaysia

Use Expedia to book your trip to give yourself the best chance of finding Cheap Flights to Malaysia. There are a number of tools you can use to secure a great deal.

To begin with, make sure you select ‘All London Airports’ if you are departing from any of the capital’s departure points. You’ll then be shown flight options from all of the terminals in and around London.

If you’re looking for cheap flights Malaysia has a number of airports you can fly to. Click the ‘Nearby Airports’ link at the top of the results page to see if there are any terminals close to your destination with a wider choice of budget services.

Use the drop down menu at the top of the page to arrange your results by price, duration and arrival time. Alternatively, use the filters on the left of the page to sort flights by airline, number of stops and departure time.

 

UK Departures to Malaysia

 

Main Airports in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur International is the busiest airport in Malaysia by a long way. Tens of millions of passengers pass through its terminals every year. As well as being the main entry point for those travelling to Malaysia, the airport is also an important hub for passengers connecting to onward services to national and international destinations.

The Express Rail Link connects the airport directly with the city centre. A commuter rail service offers a choice of connections to destinations around the Malaysian capital. As well as trains, the airport is also served by buses, taxis and limousines.

Other important air hubs in Malaysia include Kota Kinabalu International, Penang International and Kuching International. Connecting flights are available from most of these large air hubs to smaller destinations around the country.

 

Which Airlines Fly to Malaysia?

A good choice of airlines offers tickets to Malaysia from UK airports.

These include:

 

How to Get Around Malaysia

If you’re pushed for time and want to visit a number of different Malaysian destinations, flying is the best way to travel. Regular services connect many of the country’s larger airports and flights are generally affordable and convenient.

If you want to see more of the Malaysian landscape, and take things at a slightly slower pace, buses, trains and long distance taxis are a great way to travel. Ferries link many of the country’s islands and coastal areas, although it’s a good idea to check with locals before you travel as some boats don’t run during the monsoon season.

In Kuala Lumpur you’ll find commuter trains, a Light Rail Transit (LRT) and a monorail system as well as taxis and buses. This great choice of transportation options makes getting around the city quick and easy.

 

Must-See Attractions in Malaysia

The most famous landmark in Malaysia is probably the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. From 1998 to 2004, these imposing buildings were the tallest in the world and remain an important symbol of the city. Head up to the lofty observation deck for sweeping views of the Malaysian capital.

If you want to see a different side of Malaysia, travel to the Batu Caves, just to the north of Kuala Lumpur. The dramatic limestone caves are home to a network of temples and shrines and offer a fascinating glimpse into Malaysian culture.

 

Tips for Travelling in Malaysia

UK passport holders don’t need a visa to travel to Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is eight hours ahead of London.