Author: Mark Chua

Travel tips: Visa-friendly countries around Europe for Malaysians

The Schengen Area comprises 26 different countries, covering most of Europe except the United Kingdom, that have agreed to free movement within the area with a Schengen Visa. Malaysian citizens and Malaysian passport holders, however, do not require this visa, and are free to visit this list of amazing places put together by Skyscanner. You’ll be able to spend up to 90 days within a 6-month period in the Schengen countries. All you need is a Malaysian passport (valid for 90-days past the intended date of departure), proof of sufficient funds and a return ticket upon arrival at the first point of entry in the Schengen Area. So, grab your passport and just go!

Top 5 family-friendly hotels in Singapore

If you’re looking at a short vacation away from the country, Skyscanner has picked the top five most family-friendly hotels in Singapore. Whether a weekend getaway with the kids or something to consider for upcoming family vacations, here are some ideas on where to stay when you fly or drive over to spend time with your loved ones!

Enjoy everyday deals on Skyscanner, minus the travel fair crowds!

While you may find some decent deals at travel fairs in Malaysia such as MATTA Fair and MITA Travel Fair, did you know that every day Skyscanner offers you all these great deals but from the comfort of your home (or anywhere with an internet connection, really)? The best part? Using Skyscanner is free and you can be sure of getting a great deal every time you book!

Where to go this June?

The mid-year break is finally coming up and everyone’s looking forward to a well-deserved family holiday! From endless hours of shopping in Hong Kong to relaxing beaches in Bali, take your pick as Skyscanner reveals the top 5 cities to visit from Kuala Lumpur this June school holiday.

Travel tips: Visa-friendly countries in America for Malaysians

While Malaysia is still actively working towards getting included in the US Visa Waiver Programme, Skyscanner has put together a list for all holders of a Malaysian passport to enter the Americas visa-free:

Travel visa tip: fuss-free planning for Malaysians

According to the 2015 Henley & Partners Visa Restriction Index, Malaysian passports have been ranked number nine in the world for travel freedom to 163 countries. Even so, there are plenty of countries where you might need to, and where you can obtain a visa on arrival, expanding the reach of your passport – Skyscanner lists some of these countries for you!

Top 8 luxury hotels in Langkawi for a taste of resort living

Think about pristine white beaches, the warm sun and the sound of waves crashing nearby – that’s right, the time for a getaway is now! Skyscanner brings you the top luxury hotels in Langkawi that let you experience the best of resort living. Take the famous Langkawi cable car or walk along the sky bridge but the stress will truly melt away when you spend a weekend at one of these properties.

6 must-try dishes from Spain (and where to find them in Kuala Lumpur)

Spain is home to some of the most beautiful architecture (think Sagrada Família) and beaches (like Ibiza!) in the world. Skyscanner’s data also reveals that over 10 million flight searches have been made globally since the start of 2015. And with a ton of Michelin-star restaurants across the different cities in the country, it’s no surprise that Spain is also known for its culinary excellence. Skyscanner highlights 6 dishes from Spain that you simply have to try:

Top 5 luxury hotels in Kuala Lumpur

From extravagant villa rooms to butler service to amazing skyscraper views, Skyscanner reveals the top 5 most luxurious hotels in Kuala Lumpur that you can indulge in, whether it’s for business or pleasure.