Booked your flights to Malaysia?

Here are some tips and information to prepare you for your trip to Malaysia!

GET CONNECTED

Travellers’ SIM Plan & WIFI

First things first. Being in a foreign country where the main language and culture may not be familiar to you may be a horrific thought. If you need Google Translate to make sense of some instructions or the Wonderful World Wide Web to consult on the best places to go in Malaysia, then fret not because we’ve got you covered. Stay connected with your family back home, get real time information on the local hotspots or update your social media posts on the go with unifi Travel Pass.

Source: Telekom Malaysia

unifi Travel Pass

  • Offers unlimited high speed data SIM for tourists
  • Option between 7 Days Pass for RM30 or the 15 Days Pass for RM60
  • Comes with preloaded airtime credit to make outgoing calls at RM0.20 per minute and send SMS at RM0.10 per SMS
  • Reload credit anytime online or purchase from over 15,000 unifi Mobile reload vendors nationwide.
  • The unifi Travel Pass is available for purchase via mobile.unifi.com.my/travelpass
  • Tourists can choose to collect the SIM card at Tourism Malaysia’s Tourist Information Centres at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) or KLIA2.

WIFI Hotspots

Enjoy FREE Wi-Fi hotspots at over 8,000 locations in Malaysia! If you need a place with internet connection to upload those cool photos and Google on things to do while in Malaysia, wifi@unifi is a service provided by TM that offers Wi-Fi service to the public at common areas. Even if you’re not a unifi member, the Wi-Fi service is free for all!

More details here : https://unifi.com.my/personal/wifi

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

VM2020 Website

Source: vm2020 website

In Conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020, Tourism Malaysia has launched a site dedicated for all the happenings in 2020 at http://vm2020.malaysia.travel/. Whether it’s your first time in Malaysia or one of our seasoned travellers, check out this website for more tips on current local hotspots, events highlights and get ideas on your next destination in Malaysia so that you won’t miss out.

Plus, get your photos featured on the website by tagging us on your Instagram account! #VisitMalaysia2020 #VM2020 #MalaysiaTrulyAsia

e-Brochures

Travel like a local by discovering all the local hubs and places of interest from our brochures. Not only there are maps and guides to help you hop from one attraction to another, you can also survey tour packages and obtain relevant contact details to get you ready for your ultimate holiday in Malaysia.

These e-Brochures are available online at http://ebrochures.malaysia.travel/ or you can download the Malaysia e-Brochures app on Apple or Google Store.

Trip Planner

If you have some ideas on places to go and want to see where they are located on the map, try our Trip Planner and customise your journey!

https://www.malaysia.travel/en/my/trip-planner

XTVT

You may be well versed with apps like Google Maps & Reviews, Travel Advisor and Online Forums for some advice on the best local hangouts to discover. Download XTVT, an app dedicated to introducing the best activities and places to explore in Malaysia. The app gives you recommendations based on your locations, along with the relevant details you need to plan on which nasi lemak stall to go to or beach activity you can do near you. Best of all – the app is available for free.

Follow their Facebook page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/XTVT.Malaysia/

SPECIAL PASSES AND PACKAGES

MyCity Pass

One of the convenient ways of travelling if you’re planning to go sightseeing in the city is via train rides. Covering Klang Valley and certain areas in Selangor, MyCity Pass is worth checking out if you’re looking to cover hotspots within the Central Business District (CBD), served by the LRT, MRT and the BRT Network in Sunway. MyCity offers unlimited rides for 1 Day or 3 Days at reasonable fixed prices that allows you to discover the city without the hassle of driving or paying the cab fare for each trip.

Check out Prasarana’s website to see if the pass fits your itinerary: https://www.myrapid.com.my/traveling-with-us/deals-promotions/mycity-1-day-3-day-passes

Source: MyRapid Prasarana

KL TravelPass

If you would prefer a seamless travel experience from the moment you land at the airport to the city centre, consider purchasing the KL TravelPass, an enhanced version of the MyCity Pass, where it allows unlimited rides for 2 days on Rapid Rail KL Services which include LRT, MRT and Monorail lines PLUS airport transfer on ERL ekspres with the option of a single or return trip. As the Rapid Rail KL and ERL Ekspres provide major rail coverage in the Klang Valley area, you can get the freedom to hop on to any of their stations and explore the localities of the most populous areas in Malaysia.

Source: ERL & MyRapid Prasarana

Check out more details on Prasarana’s website: https://www.myrapid.com.my/traveling-with-us/deals-promotions/kl-travelpass%E2%80%93all-transport-tickets-in-one-card

Or download the brochure here:

https://www.kliaekspres.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Enhanced-KL-TravelPass-e-Brochure-2017.pdf

KL Heritage Food Trails

The KL Heritage Food Trails package was developed by Tourism Malaysia to highlight local gems centred in three of Kuala Lumpur hubs namely Kampung Baru, Brickfields and Petaling Street. The trail will bring tourists to navigate along city streets where they will get a glimpse on Malaysian landscape as they will dine at popular local restaurants and feast their eyes on the beautiful architecture of the heritage buildings along the route.

Tip: Get KL TravelPass which complements this package!

For more details, contact our Central Region office for the package:

https://www.tourism.gov.my/

https://www.malaysia.travel/en/my

Tel: (+60)3-2161 0166

Penang ExperiencePass

Source: Experience Penang Website

Along with Visit Malaysia 2020, some states have also declared their respective campaigns including Penang, Malaysia’s Pearl of the Orient. In line with their campaign, the ExperiencePass has been introduced with offers at more than 20 attractions which lets visitors make the most of their trip in Penang at an unbelievably reasonable price!

Choose between 1 to 3 days to explore the state with this pass.

Click here for more information: https://experiencepenang.com.my/en-MY/penang-playpass

Stay tuned for more tips and updates!