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Old 23rd September 2008, 10:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

Hi...me and my friends planing to go for a holiday in malaysia ard december... low budget...2 way travelling fare should not be more than 100sing. we plan to get away from the city... maybe ard 4 to 5 days trip inclusive of weekends...

Any recommendations? im pretty much confused..


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Old 24th September 2008, 01:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

if you looking for a getaway from the city, i would assume you want to avoid the more bustling activities.
A suggestion will be riders lodge in kulai, a relatively short drive from JB so transportation there should cost little. Riders lodge is basically for horse riding. visit www.riderslodge.com.my

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

Originally Posted by sYxBy View Post
if you looking for a getaway from the city, i would assume you want to avoid the more bustling activities.
A suggestion will be riders lodge in kulai, a relatively short drive from JB so transportation there should cost little. Riders lodge is basically for horse riding. visit www.riderslodge.com.my
thank you for your suggestion

i do want to get away from the bustling activites of cities like KL...but we're not really into horse riding...

I was thinking maybe penang... dont know leh...cause our aim is to relax and also do abit of shopping, finding nice eating places and do some activities...

We actually wanted to go to the coastal side like port dickson...but seeing that we are going on dec... going to the sea side would not be advisable...

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

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thank you for your suggestion

i do want to get away from the bustling activites of cities like KL...but we're not really into horse riding...

I was thinking maybe penang... dont know leh...cause our aim is to relax and also do abit of shopping, finding nice eating places and do some activities...

We actually wanted to go to the coastal side like port dickson...but seeing that we are going on dec... going to the sea side would not be advisable...
You may have to reconsider your budget of SGD100 and below as the bus fare and hotel accommodations for a 4-5 days trip to Penang is definitely not enough, especially December is consider as a peak season.

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

city life - KL.
Beach life - Redang. Redang is beach that is busy. Many resorts and souvenir shops. And many activities. Not like some typical quiet beach resort like bintain.

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I guess if you have more of a chance if you have your own means of transport there, and there are quite a number of you and you dun mind staying in a more dingy place...

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

kota tinggi waterfall is a nice place as well as the historial site of Malacca


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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

hey guys....im thinking of going to port dickson...

what you guys thing? any comments or recommendations?

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i think 100 is way too little. unless u are excluding accomodation, then maybe do-able.

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

Originally Posted by missSHER View Post
i think 100 is way too little. unless u are excluding accomodation, then maybe do-able.
100 sing is only for transport..departing and arriving

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or go to melacca if u wan. there have zoos, and the aformosa water theme park

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

can go cameron highlands, definitely quiet and relaxing plus it's cooling.

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I wouldn't go to Port Dickson...I went there last month and it was very disappointing. There was nothing to do and the dirty hotel pool was always full of people. It was a weekend and they had 2 different company events going on (one by the pool, 1 in the restaurant), so you can imagine all the karaoke that went on till wee hours of the morning.

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

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I wouldn't go to Port Dickson...I went there last month and it was very disappointing. There was nothing to do and the dirty hotel pool was always full of people. It was a weekend and they had 2 different company events going on (one by the pool, 1 in the restaurant), so you can imagine all the karaoke that went on till wee hours of the morning.
which hotel did you stay in?

we decided to go malacca anyway.. haha

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

So how much are you paying for your trip in the end?

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Re: Recommendatios to Short Getaway in Malaysia

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which hotel did you stay in?

we decided to go malacca anyway.. haha
We stayed in this cheap hotel called Le Paris or something. We were fooled by the pictures in the website. There was nothing to do at night. We had to put up with the bad karaoke floating up from downstairs

I'm glad you decided to go to Malacca. I highly recommend that. You can try the Equatorial Hotel. I've stayed there three times and always felt safe and comfortable and you can walk to Jonker and the old church etc

Have a good trip!

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Actually port dickson really nothing can play..PD is nothing to play but teluk kemag got things to play..from PD to teluk kemang just need 10 minute only..there got more sea sport activities..

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So how much are you paying for your trip in the end?
2 way coach plus 3d2n stay at equatorial hotel SGD150.
its a bargain

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erm.. port dickson very dirty.. if u wan relax and eat i think kukup is quite a nice place.. u can relax and eat seafood (lobster 1kg-RM70) relatively cheaper den sg.. but bear in mind.. kukup nth to play 1..
malacca seems to be a nice choice by you..
too bad ur going in dec.. if not pulau tioman might be better.. simple or shall i say basic water activities.. i rem RM178 for 3d2n but own transport to marsing.. which cost less den SGD20..
pulau besar might be cheaper but there is lotsa sand flies.. redang is a 'costier' beach paradise..

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Originally Posted by 2ndlight View Post
2 way coach plus 3d2n stay at equatorial hotel SGD150.
its a bargain
That seems reasonable

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