Cheap flights to Malaysia to book in 2020
Know the best areas to fly into Malaysia from Australia and how to get to your accommodation.
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A country rich in history, charm and culinary experiences, you'll want to explore Malaysia far and wide. If you're unsure which airport is best for you to fly into, look no further than this simple guide that will help you decide your arrival airport and the top airlines to fly on to get you to Malaysia cheaply and quickly.
Travellers heading to Malaysia from Australia can get direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
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How much are flights to Malaysia?
If you are flying from Adelaide or the east coast of Australia to Kuala Lumpur, you can expect to pay no more than $600 for return flights. From Perth, anything under $300 for return flights is considered a good deal.
When is the cheapest time to fly to Malaysia?
For globetrotters departing from Perth, January is the cheapest time of year to fly. A visit to Malaysia in January is ideal for for travelling to islands like Penang and Langkawi. If you are basing yourself in Kuala Lumpur, expect a tropical, humid climate with a mix of sunshine and rain.
If you're flying from Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide, get your hands on flights in May. This is the best time to visit the beaches in Malaysia because of the ideal temperatures that range between 23 and 33 degrees. If you plan to do day trips, this is a bonus. You're unlikely to compete with too many other tourists for places on the tour and the mild weather makes for a comfortable experience.
You're most likely to secure a good deal from Brisbane if you fly to Malaysia in August. The warm temperatures are most suitable for swimming, snorkelling and diving.
How far in advance should I book flights to Malaysia?
If you know your travel dates, it's best to book three to six weeks in advance.
More frequently asked questions about flights to Malaysia
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