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Old 10-12-2008, 10:56 AM   #31
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confirm no flight direct from sg to penang?
i believe silkair/SIA got direct flight from sg to penang
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Old 10-12-2008, 11:10 AM   #32
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Malaysia Airline and Singapore Airline have daily flight from Singapore to Penang, but its very expensive, works out to be about $400 per pax inclusive of taxes.

Cheaper alternative is to fly KL and transist using air asia or depart from JB senai airport

i believe silkair/SIA got direct flight from sg to penang
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Old 10-12-2008, 11:15 AM   #33
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Is the Penang Hill funicular railway up - heard it was closed for renovation/repair?

Is there any cheap laundry service available in GeorgeTown? Nearing the end of our extended trip, probably need to do this before we head home.
The rail up to Penang Hill is not in service till Janunary (repair), thats what i heard from the locals there.

Not too sure of laundry, but if you do need to move around in Penang, i do have this Taxi uncle who can sent you around at a cheaper price, PM me if you do need the contact.
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:46 PM   #34
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Malaysia Airline and Singapore Airline have daily flight from Singapore to Penang, but its very expensive, works out to be about $400 per pax inclusive of taxes.

Cheaper alternative is to fly KL and transist using air asia or depart from JB senai airport
thanks thanks..
thats prob what i will do.
transit at kl.
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Old 10-12-2008, 11:58 PM   #35
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thanks thanks..
thats prob what i will do.
transit at kl.
how much will it cost in this way for one way trip ? or 2 way trip?
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Old 11-12-2008, 10:46 PM   #36
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a return trip will cost me abt 230 sdg. transitting at kl using air asia. best deal i can find.
still about 150 bucks cheaper then MAS or SQ.
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Old 14-12-2008, 03:38 PM   #37
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hi, where's sungai nibong bus terminal?

is it at Kg. Sg. Nibung in this map at http://wikitravel.org/en/Imageenang_Map.JPG ?
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Old 15-12-2008, 04:21 PM   #38
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If a beach resort is required. Choose one between Batu Ferringhi and Georgetown. Those on Tanjung Bungah comes to mind. Of notable mention is Paradise Beach Resort.
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Old 15-12-2008, 10:12 PM   #39
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hi, where's sungai nibong bus terminal?

is it at Kg. Sg. Nibung in this map at http://wikitravel.org/en/Imageenang_Map.JPG ?
its at here....

http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=5.3428...16&l=0&m=m&v=2

sorry to say that the map that you gave us is not detailed enough.
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Old 12-09-2009, 09:09 AM   #40
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hi, sorry for digging up old thread,

will be going penang next week 16-18sept and stay at bayview hotel.
is the hotel location good? any recommendation for food and massage there?

thanks a million
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Old 15-09-2009, 07:06 AM   #41
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Malaysia Airline and Singapore Airline have daily flight from Singapore to Penang, but its very expensive, works out to be about $400 per pax inclusive of taxes.

Cheaper alternative is to fly KL and transist using air asia or depart from JB senai airport
i believe silkair/SIA got direct flight from sg to penang
hey guys...
thanks.
and i guess the cheapest flight is via airasia transitting in kl>>
anyone has other cheaper flight alternatives??
it will roughly cost me 230.
Hi,

I'm not sure if there were some changes but AirAsia now seems to fly directly from Singapore to Penang.

Would like to go there next month, just wonder if want to go Gurney Street for makan from Jalan Burma, it's by taxi or public transport?

Thinking of booking the trip package to Kek Lok Si offered by one agent but scare like "cow herding" like that...if not normally to go there by own is it expensive??

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Old 16-09-2009, 11:41 AM   #42
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Hi all,

i am also going to Penang come December. Still fretting over the hotel rooms.

Going via Airasia, tickets were kinda cheap. $159/pax (inclusive of seat selection, the more spacious seats)

Any hotels to recommend?

I was reading through tripadvisor and thought Sunway was kinda good. Bayview has quite a number of bad comments though.
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Old 17-09-2009, 06:22 PM   #43
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k1180n : try Paradise Sandy Beach Resort, nearby the beach yet affordable and clean. i stayed there during my trip, but its around 4 years ago.
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Old 18-09-2009, 07:06 PM   #44
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how to go to Kek Lo Si from Georgetown?

i decided go by my own after some exchange of emails with THE AGENT had me realized they might screw up as they dont seem get a clue of my query (long story)
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Old 19-09-2009, 02:51 PM   #45
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Isling: thanks alot.. i will take into consideration.
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