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    • Accommodation on Perhentian islands

      Malaysia Jun 29, 2015 at 6:11 AM

      Hi all,
      We're a couple that has been around southeast asia backpacking for years, however we've been back in the UK for awhile so now when we're going back we'd like to relax a bit more. We have a tight budget as we've decided to go in to full-time studies as mature students so need any help available to find comfortable accommodation at a good price on the Perhenthian. We had our first valentine together on Kecil and want relive that feeling a bit but don't mind if it's there or on Besar. As we're going in high season this time we're not sure if we dare turning up without booking, first holiday in three years and sleeping under a tree does not sound ideal...

      We would appreciate any help, advice, recommendations and thoughts on if we'd be playing Russian roulette by not booking in advance

      Many Thanks


    • 1 day taxi service in Port Dickson

      Port Dickson Jun 19, 2015 at 12:44 AM

      Hi, I am travelling with 4 adult and 1 kid and my hotel is located at Lexis Hibiscus.

      May I know the rate for

      1) 1 day service around Port Dickson. (1pm-9pm)

      2) Hotel to Teluk Kemang (2way)

      3) Hotel to Oceanic Mall (2way)

      4) Any recommended taxi number?


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      Travel agency

      Kota Kinabalu Jun 22, 2015 at 12:09 AM

      Hi all
      I'll travel to kota kinabalu and stay there around 5 N, I want to do a lot of activities there diving, canopy, rafting, and river cruise and other activities if i have time.
      I don't know what is the best option for me whether to check travel agency (I found very high prices), or handle it alone but I afraid to waste my time, or hiring driver?

    • How much I should pay for bus?

      Kuala Lumpur Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 PM

      How much I should pay for bus?

    • Singapore to Taman Negara

      Taman Negara Jun 9, 2015 at 9:21 PM

      Does anyone know of a bus/taxi service that goes from Singapore/Johor Bahru to Jerantut/Kuala Tahan? The jungle train is currently out of service due to the floods last year.

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      Any motorbike rental shops in Kuching?

      Kuching Jun 18, 2015 at 1:47 AM

      I'm going to spend 5 days in Kuching, want to rent a motorbike, but cannot find any updated info online. Are there any motorbike rental shops downtown? Location and rates? Many Thanks!

    • How much I should pay for bus?

      Kuala Lumpur Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 PM

      How much I should pay for bus?

    • Safety Measures and recommendations for shopping

      Kuala Lumpur Yesterday

      I am traveling to KL in Aug with 2 of my friends. Any safety measures to take note and recommendation for tourist attraction?


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      Taxi fare from KLIA

      Malaysia Jun 9, 2015 at 7:17 PM

      Hi, I will be going to Malaysia, mainly staying in KL for two weeks in this July.

      I have been to KL several times, it's almost two years since I visit there.

      So, I want to know what is the standard taxi fare from KLIA to say Bukit Bintang for two adults?

    • Connecting Flight

      Kuala Lumpur Jun 8, 2015 at 6:09 PM

      I have a connecting flight in KLIA to Dubai. How does connecting flights work? What do I have to do when I reach KLIA? It's my first time so step-by-step reply would be very much appreciated. Thanks!

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      Terminal M Kuala Lumpur Airport

      Kuala Lumpur Jun 4, 2015 at 7:48 AM

      Hi! I am flying into Terminal M (KUL) from Denpasar Bali (DPS) arriving at 22:10pm. I have a connecting flight then to London Heathrow (LHR)at 23.15pm from Terminal M also. My question is given I only have a 1 hour overlay is there different sections to Terminal M? would it be that the arrival & departure gates are opposite ends of the terminal?!!


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      best way of transportation in KL

      Kuala Lumpur Jun 22, 2015 at 12:00 AM

      Hi guys
      I'll travel to KL in July, I'll stay in hostel in golden triangle, it will be near to Petronas twin tower, I want to go Sunway aqua park and Batu caves, what is the best way of transportation buses or metro??
      Thanks allll

    • Budget multiple rooms or family accomodation nearest Pasar Siti Khadijah, 16-21 Sept 2015

      Kota Baharu Jun 20, 2015 at 7:12 PM

      We need 2 rooms to accomodate 5 adults & 2 children(3 yrs, 8 yrs), check in 16/09/2015 checkout 21/09/2015.
      Please provide information on price per std room per night and walking distance of each of the following hotels to Pasar Siti Khadijah: 1. Khalifa Suites & apartments 2. Sabrina Court 3. Trade Centre Apts. 4. Tune Hotel 5. Flora Place hotel 6. Ridel Hotel 7. One Station Hotel 8. Dynasty 9. Habib Boutique Hotel 10. Sutera Inn


    • Singapore to Mersing

      by Houkje Online Now Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 AM

      My husband and I will be visiting Tioman Island and we were planning on flying there from Singapore, however due to Berjaya air cancelling their service will now need to go by ferry. We land at Singapore airport at 07.15am on 10 April and I'm having trouble finding the best route to the Mersing Ferry Jetty. Would anyone be able to advise on the best trip in the current situation?

      Changi airport offers a coach service to Kotaraya II terminal. Is it easy to get from there to the Larkin Bus Terminal (is this now called Larkin Sentral, and in a slightly different place), or should I instead take a bus or taxi into Singapore center and take a bus from there to Larkin?

      Which coach should I take from Larkin to Mersing? Do I need to pre-book? I understand booking from Mersing back to Singapore would be a good idea to make sure you have a seat.

      I'm of a mind to take a taxi to not have the hassle of all the changing and making sure we get to the jetty on time (even though I still don't know what time the boat leaves, that's another interesting part of our journey!). I have been offered a pre-booked return (Changi-Mersing-Changi) for S$350; is that reasonable or should I look for local taxis instead?

      Thank you in advance for your help!

      2 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 5:29 AM
    • Kuala Lumpur to Mersing

      by Berry1234 Online Now Mar 19, 2014 at 6:30 AM

      We are travelling in August 2014. Is it possible to get a train from KL to Mersing as i can only seem to find coach/bus options.

      Also do the buses/coaches from KL to Mersing provide on board toilets and air conditioning? Which company would be the best to use in this instance?

      3 Answers Mar 21, 2014 at 11:38 PM
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      Is there 4 star Hotel in Mersing, taxi boat ?

      by Catrine_Norway Online Now Jul 29, 2008 at 7:58 PM

      Hello :)
      I'm going to Rawa Island in 1 1/2 weeks.
      Beacuse we are comming in from Kuala Lumpur with bus, and need to pay for the Hotel at the office in Mersing, we would have to stay overnight I think.

      I would like to stay at a 4 o5 5 star Hotel, but can't find any.
      So, do you know any?
      Is it easy to get hold of a taxi boat from Mersing to Rawa if I want to get there myself, and if yes, how does it cost?

      Thanks :)

    • Need to know about Mersing stay

      by be2sp1 Online Now Mar 18, 2008 at 6:01 PM


      i am willing to travel to Tioman and would like to stay in Mersing for a night. Need to know what is the bus frequency from JB to Mersing in night around 8 or 9 PM (as i am coming from Singapore and will be reaching JB around 8:00 pm). The plan is to catch the first ferry at 8:30 am from Mersing to Tioman. Also, what is the frequency of ferry's between Mersing and Tioman. i did some research on internet and it appears that the ferry's are not very often (want to know the ease of catching a ferry). The same is required for ferry's from Tioman to Mersing


      2 Answers Mar 18, 2008 at 11:14 PM
    • weekend in mersing

      by noraini Online Now Nov 20, 2007 at 5:42 PM

      can anyone out there tell me the best seafood in mersing(halal)with a fantastic view?i'm going on the first of is the weather there?
      thank you

      3 Answers Nov 22, 2007 at 2:19 AM
    • Mersing to Gemas

      by Boyley Online Now Sep 11, 2007 at 5:20 AM

      Hi folks,

      I'm new to all this so if i ask anything stupid, please go easy!

      Anyway, myself and my better half are travelling for the first time in oct. I was wondering if anyone knows if its easy/possible to get from Mersing to Gemas. We are going to Tioman, and wish to travel up to Perhentian (sp) islands, via the 'Jungle train'.

      Any help/advice on how to do this would be ace

      Also any further must do's, see, experience are also more that welcome

      Nice one


      2 Answers Jun 19, 2009 at 3:35 AM
    • Fishing in Mersing

      by chewsoonlee Online Now Jan 11, 2007 at 8:18 PM

      My friend and I would like to know where we can go fishing in Mersing. We do not intend to go offshore fishing in any of the islands around Mersing, but just some place where there is a jetty or Kelong. Please advise.

    • need assistant! urgent!

      by mersingnewcomer Online Now Jan 10, 2007 at 12:26 AM

      hi every one, im going to mersing nex week (14Jan 2007) due to my job requirement, but i donno the place well. do any body can tell me which hotel is cheap while clean and save to stay. also, is there any car renting there. thank u...

      2 Answers Jan 11, 2007 at 5:58 PM
    • Mersing to Singapore taxi

      by PhoenixW2 Online Now Dec 27, 2006 at 4:43 PM

      In a few weeks time I will need to get from Mersing to Singapore. There is no flight (ex Tioman) that day, and apparently ferry times will not be known until the day before I intend to depart Tioman.

      If I need to get a taxi from Mersing, can anyone please advise how it works? What should it cost, where do I get one, how much haggling etc?

      Above and beyond what it costs, where to get one. If anyone can advise on how reliable it is, and what to expect I'd be grateful. This journey is the only one on the itinerarty for which I basically have nothing planned and would like to understand what is involved a bit more...

      Many thanks...

      2 Answers Jan 10, 2007 at 8:01 AM
    • Driving from Singapore to mersing - need advice.

      by jamesgwilliams Online Now Feb 3, 2006 at 1:05 AM

      Need ur opinion. Is it safe to drive (me and my girlfriend) from Singapore to Mersing at around 6pm on a weekday. Approximately I should be reaching Mersing at around 9pm. I will check in a hotel that night and then proceed to Tioman the next morning. Is the long term car park in Mersing jetty is safe? Roughly I know the route from Singapore to Mersing.

      I have driven once to Malaka before during day time. Recently I see many bad reports happening to Singapore car/drivers in Johor usually to expensive cars. Though I drive a cheap car, iam a bit concern driving with my girlfriend at late evening. Appreciate any feedback.

      4 Answers Feb 10, 2006 at 1:28 AM
    • Changi Airport (singapore) to Mersing/Tioman (Malaysia)

      by jamesgwilliams Online Now Jan 26, 2006 at 1:00 AM

      I and my girlfriend intend to go to Tioman for 2 nights 17th and 18th Feb 2006. Iam a Singaporean and she is a foreigner. Her flight lands in Singapore on 16 Feb at 5pm. First I thought of taking a bus to Mersing on 17th Feb from Five Star Tours which leaves at 6am. But I was told that due to monsoon season, they don’t ply this route until March. Now iam planning to go to Mersing direct from Changi Airport on the 16th Feb . .. stay in Mersing 1 night . . .and then catch the first ferry to Tioman on 17th morning. ….so that I have a full day in Tioman on 17th feb

      1. Can anybody advice me how to go to Mersing from Changi Airport at around 5pm on the 16th Feb? I have already checked and there isn’t any direct bus. Iam not in favour of taking public bus from Singapore to Johore and then to Mersing as we may have luggage and furthermore my girlfriend may have language problem at immigration if she is required to follow special queue for foreigners. How about taxi options? Is it easy to get Malaysian taxi at that hour from Rochor Road? And where exactly in Rochor Road? Is it behind the Lady of Lourdes Church? How much will it cost?

      2. Also can somebody recommend a reasonably priced hotel in Mersing, near the jetty for 1 night stay on 16th?

      Thk u everybody.

      6 Answers Aug 22, 2006 at 6:53 PM
    • Cash TC's oor ATM in Mersing

      by igsz Online Now Aug 7, 2005 at 2:01 AM

      Can anyone tell me if it is possible to cash TC's close to the bus station / jetty to Tioman? Or alternatively use an ATM?

      1 Answer Aug 8, 2005 at 3:47 AM