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Malaysia
Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia

Sultan Mahmud Airport

address: Lapangan Terbang Sultan Mahmud, 21300 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia - Tel: +60 (0) 9 667 3666
sultan-mahmud-airport-kuala-terengganu.jpg, regional airport with 500,000 anual passenger serving flights to Kuala Lumpur by AirAsia, Firefly and Malaysian Airlines
regional airport with 500,000 anual passenger serving flights to Kuala Lumpur by AirAsia, Firefly and Malaysian Airlines

airlines:

AirAsia (to/from Kuala Lumpur - LCCT)
Firefly (to/from Kuala Lumpur - Subang)
Malaysia (to/from Kuala Lumpur - KLIA)
Malindo Air (to/from Kuala Lumpur - Subang)

main hall
the main hall


drop-off zone
drop-off and pick-up zone



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