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Preparing your trip to Langkawi: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Mt Machinchang, Langkawi 1. There is no public transport on the island. It’s more recommended to hike, so it will be easier to explore important sights. Taxis can be called by phone or taken on special parking next to major attractions and shopping centers. It’s very difficult to stop a car on the street.
2. Rental cars, bikes and scooters are widespread on the island. In the latter two cases, no special documents are required for rent. To rent a car, you need an international driver's license and a passport; you also have to pay deposit for the car.
3. It’s more convenient to travel between islands of the archipelago on a ferry; renting a boat would be more expensive. It’s better to plan a trip with a tour group, in this case, you can reckon on attractive discounts.
4. The best time to relax is the period from December to June. There is moderate warm weather at that time and rainfall is extremely rare. Divers and fans of underwater hunting are advised to visit the island in the period from March to May.
5. Employees of hotels and shopping complexes speak fluent English, but outside tourist areas it can be quite difficult to find common ground with locals. It is recommended to visit remote areas of the island with a guide or interpreter. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. The real problem for the local resorts is insects. In tourist areas, they are almost invisible, but there are tons of insects in nature reserves. Going to explore the natural attractions, you should definitely take some repellents. It is also recommended to wear high-necked clothes, as it protects not only against bloodsuckers, but also from the hot sun.
7. Those who hope to visit religious sites should select proper clothes. It must cover the knees and hands and be of a neutral color. It’s also not recommended to explore the city in extravagant outfit, as it can cause confusion among local residents.
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8. In restaurants and cafes it is customary to leave a tip, which is 5-10% of the total bill. In some of the most prestigious places the service charge may be included in the total score.
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What to visit being in Langkawi - unique sights

Langkawi Sky Bridge

From the series “The World's Highest Observation Decks”
The bridge offers gorgeous panoramic view of Andaman Sea and lush tropical forests, as well as the secluded gorge. The bridge is located at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level; its length is 125 meters. In cloudy weather, this unusual observation deck is literally topped with thick clouds; that's why it has such an unusual name. It's certainly worth noting its unique engineering construction, as the bridge rests on just one pole. … Read further

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Malaysia: travelling advices

1. Traveling in a rented car is a safe, convenient, and inexpensive way to get acquainted with the country. World-famous car rental companies are mostly very expensive compared to local rental companies. You will need a license and a credit card to rent a car. You should be careful when driving. Locals drive fast. Road signs and markings are not everywhere. Left-hand traffic is very unusual.
2. Chinatown is the most popular, noisy, and crowded area of Kuala Lumpur. You can rent very cheap housing there. However, it is better not to do this. More prestigious Bukit Bintang is a 10-minute walk away. You can stay there with great comfort if you pay a slightly larger amount.
3. Kuala Lumpur is a large city. But most of the places that you must see are located close to each other in the center. You can see all the sights from the modern shopping centers located almost nearby in Bukit Bintang to the numerous Pasar Seni street markets in just one or two days.
4. Malaysia is located right on the equator in the hottest solar belt on the planet. It is warm and sunny all year round here. If you can't stand the heat, then the period from December to February will be the best time for your trip. The rainy season starts in the west of the country in April-May and October-December. It rains in the east from October to February. … Open
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Malaysia Shares Its 2020 Tourist Arrivals Data

Last year was hard for tourism around the world, and the latest data revealed by Malaysia only proves this. After the record year of 2019 and the total number of arrivals exceeding 26 million, Malaysia experienced a rapid drop to only 4.3 million tourist arrivals. Hotels in Kuala Lumpur and other popular destinations had to deal with a huge drop in guests and, of course, revenues. Read this

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Travelling to Langkawi - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Langkawi. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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