Latest Malaysia Travel News

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Travel News 2023

MRT Platform

Free Rides Putrajaya MRT Line Until 31 March 2023

The new Putrajaya MRT Line which was launched on 16 March 2023 will be free until 31 March.

It will take 1.5 hours to go from Kwasa Damansara Station to Putrajaya Sentral Station. There are 36 stations along this line.

Train frequency is 4-6 mins during peak hours and 7-10 mins during non-peak hours.

Kuala Lumpur Park Festival 2023

The KL Park Festival is now on until 12th March 2023. 9am-10pm at Tasik Titiwangsa Kuala Lumpur. The theme for this year's event is Malaysian Arts and Flora Gardens. Plenty of flowers and plants that you can see and buy.

MITM Travel Fair 2023

The MITM(Malaysia International Travel Mart) Travel Fair 2023 will be held from 28-30th July 2023 at MidValley Exhibition Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Time is from 10am-9pm daily and admission is FREE. Over RM100K worth of buyer's contest to be won.

Tasik Titiwangsa Signage
KL Craft Complex

National Craft Day 2023

The National Craft Day 2023 is currently on from 1st-13th March 2023 at National Craft Complex, Kuala Lumpur.

Over 40,000 visitors are expected to visit the complex. The theme for this year's event is "Ini Kraf Malaysia". There will be about 380 booths featuring works from craft entrepreneurs and communities.

Batik, pewters and rattan are some of the products that you will see here.

Tanjung Tuan Raptor Watch 2023

The Raptor Watch 2023 will be on from 11-12th March 2023 at Tanjung Tuan(Cape Rachado). Time is from 9am to 5pm at Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve. Join the many enthusiasts to spot the migratory birds. There are also many activities that have been planned during this two days. 

Cape Rachado LighthouseTanjung Tuan Lighthouse
Kuala Lumpur City Centre

MATTA Fair KL Mar 2023

The first MATTA Fair Kuala Lumpur of 2023 will be held from 17-19th Mar 2023 at MITEC Kuala Lumpur. Time is from 10am-9pm.

Take note of this new venue. This fair will be the largest fair in South East Asia. Get the promotional packages or ideas for your next travel destination.

Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2023

The Pasir Gudang World Kite Festival 2023 is back after a hiatus of 3 years due to the pandemic. The 25th edition will be held from 22-26th Feb 2023 at Bukit Layang Layang in Johor. This event draws enthusiasts from over 40 countries and over 110 international participants.

See the video of previous year event.

Malaysia General Election 15 (GE15)

Malaysia Prime Minister has declared that 18th and 19th Nov 2022 will be a national holidays to enable voters to go home to cast their votes.

Petronas Le Tour de Langkawi 2022

This cycling event is back and is now currently on from 11th-18th Oct 2022.

Follow the event at the event official Facebook

Christchurch Stadhuys Melaka

MATTA Fair Melaka Oct 2022

The MATTA Fair Melaka will be held from 8th-9th Oct 2022 at Mahkota Parade from 10am-9pm.

No entrance fee and no pre-registration is required.

Get the promotional packages or ideas for your next travel destination here.

Air Asia X To Fly to Melbourne, Perth and Auckland

Air Asia X is set to fly to Australia and New Zealand from Nov 1, 2022. It will fly to  Melbourne, Perth and Auckland(via Sydney) three times a week. Starting fare to Perth from RM499.

Padang Besar - Hatyai Train Shuttle Resumes Operation

The train shuttle service between Padang Besar, Perlis and Hatyai, Thailand is back in operation today, 15 July 2022 after more than two years of stopping due to the pandemic. Book your tickets now.

MITM Travel Fair 2022

The Malaysia International Travel Mart Travel Fair will be held from 8-10 July 2022 at Mid Valley Exhibition Centre from 10am-9pm. Get promotional travel packages for your travel here.

Tebrau Train Shuttle Resumes Operation

The train shuttle service between JB Sentral, Johor and Woodlands, Singapore is back in operation after a two years halt.

It has resumed on 19 June 2022. Tickets can be purchased online, via the counters or KTMB mobile apps. More about KTMB here.

MATTA Fair KL Sept 2022

The second MATTA Fair Kuala Lumpur will be held from 2-4th Sept 2022 at World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Time is from 10am-9pm.

Get the promotional packages or ideas for your next travel destination.

Free Rides on RapidKL and KTM Komuter for 30 days

The government had announced free rides on all MRT, LRT, BRT, Rapid KL Buses, Monorail and KTM Komuter Trains for 30 days from 16 June 2022 to 15 July 2022.

Taiping Historical Retrospective Exhibition

Head to Perak Museum which is located near Bukit LarutTaiping Lake Gardens and Taiping Zoo for an educational knowledge of Taiping history. It will be held from now until 30 June 2022 from 9am-5pm daily. It will be closed on the first day of Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and first day of Hari Raya Adha.

Putrajaya Ramadan Bazaar 2022

In conjunction with the fasting month, the Putrajaya Ramadan Bazaar will be held from 3 April-2 Mar 2022 from 3pm-8pm. The venue is Precinct 3, Putrajaya. Food stalls and products needed for Hari Raya will be sold here. Call +603-8887 7163 for more information.

MATTA Fair KL April 2022

MATTA Fair Kuala Lumpur is back and will be held from 9-10th April 2022 at World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Time is from 10am-7pm. Get attractive travel packages for your holidays after more than 2 years of limited tourism activities. Entry is FREE.

Malaysia to open borders for international travellers effective 1 April 2022

Good News! Malaysia will open its borders to all international travellers effective 1 April 2022. No quarantine is required for the vaccinated. The land borders between Malaysia and Singapore will also be opened and over 400,000 travellers are expected to use them within the first week of opening.

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