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Penang trip

Postby beedao » Wed, 26 Dec 2007 2:35 am

Hi all, we are planning a trip to Penang from 4th to 6th Jan. We're having some questions and it would be appreciated if you can provide information, references, etc.

1. Is it the right time to travel there during this period? When is the rainy season in Malaysia?

2. Are there any special events or things to do beside the beaches?

3. Is Crown Prince Hotel a good place to stay at? Or do you know any good hotel or resort next to the beach areas with a reasonable price?

4. Is it safe to take a coach at JB to Penang at night, about 9.30pm?

We would be grateful for any contributed information. Thanks in advance :)

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Postby fettomat » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 3:24 pm

Already booked. How wants to join, it's already 8 people. Going up by bus Friday night, coming back by plane to jb sunday night.

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Postby M_Aurelius » Fri, 28 Dec 2007 8:08 pm

why not just fly airasia..many hours wasted on the bus

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Postby beedao » Sat, 29 Dec 2007 2:17 pm

Because Airasia has afternoon flight from JB to PEN only, some of them cant take leave on Fri., that's why we decided to take night coach from Sing., then fly back on Sun night.
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Postby Lisa M » Sun, 30 Dec 2007 1:00 am

Go up to the Penang hill (can't remember the actual name) for the cable car ride and a history lesson

There is this amazing Chinese mansion with tours around its premises. It used to belong to this rich Chinese man and the house is built according to the laws of feng shu (which the tour guide will explain to you) You can even see pictures of his family, his many wives and also how the house is built to ensure that the womenfolk in the family were not seen by outsiders. Now, it is a boutique hotel.

Food. Penang is famous for its street hawkers.

I would recommend Shangri La. Fabulous view of the sea. You can stay at the swimming pool facing the sea and just spend a lazy afternoon.

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Postby M_Aurelius » Sun, 30 Dec 2007 7:50 pm

can't wait until the govrn kill the stupid monopoly and we get budget airline direct to Penang from Singapore...be doing a food run every month then.

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Postby carpediemxing216 » Fri, 04 Jan 2008 11:44 pm

I would like to join u guys next time. BTW. any suggestion on where to go in the coming Chinese New Year holiday?

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Postby JohnnyChong » Mon, 14 Apr 2008 6:58 pm

we going to Penang too for weekend breakaway on 9th May..
want to join us?
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