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Any suggestion for the coming long weekend?

Postby bluesky2014 » Wed, 15 May 2013 11:43 pm

Hey guys! I want to go to Siem Reap, but unfortunately no direct flight on these specific dates. Do u have any suggestion on where to go for 3 days' trip? Thanks in advance! :)

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Postby Max Headroom » Fri, 17 May 2013 9:26 am

Have you tried Tioman? Not sure if there's availability left at this point, but it's pretty accessible and great for a quick getaway trip. There's a wide variety of resorts on offer there at a wide variety of budgets.

You can fly there from Changi or grab the ferry from Mersing. Both options are best booked in advance though.

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Postby bluesky2014 » Sat, 18 May 2013 12:05 am

Hey Max Headroom, thanks for your suggestion. I found an old post online. It's said that people can take a ferry to Tioman Island from Singapore World Trade Centre (HarbourFront Centre now). Is there still such a service at present?

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Postby zzm9980 » Sat, 18 May 2013 8:24 am

Looks like only from Mersing.

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Postby Max Headroom » Sat, 18 May 2013 3:41 pm

bluesky2014 wrote:Hey Max Headroom, thanks for your suggestion. I found an old post online. It's said that people can take a ferry to Tioman Island from Singapore World Trade Centre (HarbourFront Centre now). Is there still such a service at present?


Ah, the good old days. That service was awesome. We used to take it, direct to Tioman. Alas, it was discontinued years back.

Still, you can pop to Mersing by bus in a bout 2.5 hours. From there, it's a wee hop to Tioman.

Mind you, watch out where you go when the bus stops at the road-side stall for a break, because they're all in cahoots; the bus pax may well end up paying commission premium for their makan and mimum.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 18 May 2013 4:10 pm

minum.

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Postby Max Headroom » Sat, 18 May 2013 4:23 pm

Betul.

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Postby bluesky2014 » Sun, 19 May 2013 9:33 pm

I just searched online, but it seemed that it's too late to book a ticket now. Anyway, thanks guys.

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Postby PNGMK » Sun, 19 May 2013 11:00 pm

Bintan, Cameron highlands, Fraser hill, Penang and for sure Melaka are all within easy reach.

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Postby cuppy » Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:56 am

Perhentian Island will be good :)
Clear blue sea...fishes..turtle...

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Postby KGraham » Mon, 22 Jul 2013 8:50 pm

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city both have pretty cheap direct flights.


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