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From As Low As RM219, You Can Travel to the Lands of Shanghai, India & More! Here’s the Deal

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No matter how hectic life gets, it’s always important to remember and make time for ourselves and our loved ones – and one of the absolute best ways to do that is by travelling. If you’re not yet in the midst of making holiday plans, here’s one incentive that’ll finally persuade you!

Until 26 Feb, Malaysia Airlines is offering Malaysian travellers all-in one-way Economy Class and Business Class fares from as low as RM79 and RM408, respectively.

Plus, the Malaysia Airlines Holiday Special lets you fly both domestically AND internationally in comfort, so you can fly wherever your heart desires while enjoying your much-needed rest – just make sure your flight happens before 30 November and you’re golden.

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Here are some of the most enticing travel destinations that we think you and/or your loved ones will enjoy:

 

International

1. Tokyo, Japan: Where past and future collide

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Shibuya Scramble Crossing

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Art Aquarium

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Gotokuji Temple

The best of both ultra-modern and traditional architecture ✅, quirky and always memorable attractions ✅, top-notch Japanese cuisines ✅. We’ll let Tokyo’s reputation as the hottest travel destination since ‘forever’ do the talking.

Here are some attractions we think are pretty noteworthy:

  • Ebisu Yokocho: Locally-favoured lorong of izakayas.
  • Art Aquarium: A unique digital art museum with live fishes.
  • Gotokuji Temple: The ‘lucky cat’ temple.

 

2. Shanghai: The megacity of China

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City of Shanghai

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Tianzifang

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Zhouzhuang Water Town

From futuristic skylines to an abundance of cultural heritage, the global financial hub of China boasts a dynamic blend of historic landmarks, luxurious shopping districts, and mouthwatering Chinese cuisine that’s bound to astound travellers.

These are some of the highlight locales you should check out in Shanghai:

  • Shanghai Circus World: World-level circus performances.
  • Fengjing Water Town: Shanghai’s very own Venice.
  • Tianzifang: The arts and cultural hub of Shanghai.

 

3. Bangkok: Buzzing with life day and night

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Chinatown Bangkok

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The Grand Palace

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Amphawa Floating Markets

Teeming with rich nightlife, bustling street markets and ornate temples, the capital of Thailand is where night owls party and backpackers discover themselves.

Not sure where to go? Here are some ideas for you:

  • Wat Traimit Withayaram: Home to the world’s largest solid gold Buddha statue.
  • Khao San Road: Street food galore with hundreds of food stalls.
  • Amphawa Floating Markets: The more laidback alternative to Bangkok’s iconic floating markets.

 

4. Trivandrum, India: The evergreen city of India

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Neyyar Dam

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Padmanabaswamy Temple

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Samudra Beach

Picture serene backwaters, lush greenery, and historical landmarks like the Padmanabhaswamy Temple – that’s the effortless beauty of Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala in southern India.

For starters, these are some of the recommendations we’ve come across:

  • Ayushman Bhava Ayurvedic Centre: Detox your soul with traditional Ayurveda treatments.
  • Meenmutty Waterfalls: Hike up to one of the city’s tallest waterfalls.
  • Trivandrum Observatory: Astronomical observatory with an awe-inspiring view.

 

Domestic

5. Kuching, Sarawak: Of arts and nature

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Bako National Park

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Sarawak State Legislative Assembly

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Rainforest World Music Festival

The city of cats boasts a charming waterfront lined with colonial-era buildings that’s perfect for aimless sightseeing, while also serving as a gateway to the diverse wildlife of Borneo and a growing arts and entertainment scene that inspires.

These are SOME of the experiences you can expect in Kuching:

  • Satang Island: Witness turtle hatching season in its purest form from April to September.
  • Bako National Park: Spot Proboscis monkeys and Bornean bearded pigs as you hike.
  • Rainforest World Music Festival: A music festival filled with world music performances, arts workshops and more.

 

6. Terengganu: The cultural capital of Malaysia

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Sekayu Recreational Forest

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Masjid Kristal

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Perhentian Island

Widely known for its rich cultural heritage, the eastern coast city of Malaysia is packed with pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life in the South China Sea.

Here are some locales to inspire your travel planning:

  • Perhentian Island: Explore some of the finest beaches and bluest waters in Malaysia.
  • Masjid Kristal (Crystal Mosque): A uniquely designed mosque of glass, steel and crystal – visit at night for the best view!
  • Sekayu Recreational Forest: A well-rounded nature getaway that’s great for picnics, hiking and waterfall visits.

 

7. Johor Bahru, Johor: Made for every type of holiday-goer~

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Desaru Beach

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Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast

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The Founders Cafe @ Taman Mount Austin

Who knew one of Malaysia’s biggest cities is a hidden gem for local holidays? Whether you’re craving delicious local delicacies, plenty of shopping, sightseeing or history, JB is the place to be for your next Malaysian vacay!

Here are some interesting places to get you started on your travel plans:

  • Taman Mount Austin: Paradise for café hoppers.
  • Adventure Waterpark Desaru Coast: Wade through one of the biggest wave pools in the world.
  • Pasar Karat: Thrift shops and flea markets for prudent shopaholics.

 

Promo ends 26 February!

This is the PERFECT opportunity for you guys to make near-future holiday plans with friends or family without breaking the bank or sacrificing comfort. If none of these places tickle your fancy, the Malaysia Airlines Holiday Special lets you discover many other travel destinations as well, including Penang, Ahmedabad, and many more!

Also, just a friendly reminder to ensure your flight happens before 30 November so you can enjoy this special deal worry-free.

Come book your flights on the Malaysia Airlines official website before it ends on 26 February. For more updates and promos from Malaysia Airlines, be sure to follow their Facebook, Instagram and X (formerly known as Twitter).




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