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Malaysia Stopover 2013 - The best stopover deals are back

London, 05 November 2012 : MASholidays, the travel arm of Malaysia Airlines, today launched Malaysia Stopover 2013, comprising a series of ground options featuring amongst others the wildlife, culture, history, food, island and beaches of Malaysia.

The packages promise exclusive deals on more than 150 hotel accommodations, sightseeing tours, and airport transfers to some of Malaysia's leading holiday destinations.

Malaysia Airlines’ passengers who stopover in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur now have the chance of getting a glimpse of Malaysia even during a short stay to enjoy tropical paradise, gleaming skyscrapers, awesome heritage, refreshing rivers and cool highlands.

A truly fascinating cultural hub, Malaysia homes two UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites. The cities of George Town and Malacca won this revered recognition in 2008. George Town and Malacca are historic cities of the Straits of Malacca which have developed over 500 years of trading and cultural exchanges between East and West.

For adventure lovers, the eastern part of Malaysia in Borneo Island beckons with mystical caves, exotic wildlife, untouched nature and exotic food. Nature lovers will surely find the interest in exploring the Gunung Mulu National Park and the Kinabalu Park which are both situated in this part of Malaysia. Both sites were recognised as UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites in 2000. Kinabalu Park is dominated by Mount Kinabalu (4,095 m), the highest mountain situated between the Himalayas and New Guinea while the Gunung Mulu National Park is famous for its caves and its surrounding rainforest.

Visitors can also rejuvenate and refresh with Malaysia’s range of heavenly spas whilst getting the best of health with Malaysia Stopover’s medical and wellness offerings. Passengers will find in Malaysia a holiday to suit every taste and budget.

Starting from only USD84 (or GBP54) stopover passengers can enjoy two (2) nights stay at a 3-star hotel in the heart of Kuala Lumpur with breakfast and return airport transfer.

The unique feature of this package is that passengers are free to choose from more than 150 hotels, sightseeing tours and desired transfers.

Packages include exciting tours to Malaysia’s first international theme park, the Legoland, KL City by Helicopter, Langkawi Island, Mount Kinabalu trekking and Bako National Park. For those keen on shopping, Kuala Lumpur offers a wide range of options that visitors will be totally spoilt for choices.

MASholidays has also partnered with KLIA Airport Limousine services for a hassle-free, quick and seamless journey for passengers upon arrival.

With the introduction of Malaysia Airlines’ double daily Airbus A380 flights on the Kuala Lumpur-London return route effective 24 November 2012, MASholidays has also designed a unique twin-city stopover package for passengers arriving from London. Passengers can choose a combination city with Kuala Lumpur as one of the stop and enjoy a variety of hotel deals, tours and transfer options. 

Malaysia Stopover packages are available to customers globally through all distribution channels mainly, Malaysia Airlines ticket offices and selected appointed agents.


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