Pulau Langkawi Transportation

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    Renting a car

    by edachsund Written Aug 19, 2003

    I rent a car in Langkawi to get around as that much easier. Public bus? I dont think so. You could as well rent a motorcycle but I dont recommend that to you if you come during this month of August as it's raining.
    Get in the car and run around with it. Although there will be a heavy rain but still you could go and check out some places with it.

    You could rent a car once you arrived in Jetty Kuah as there is plenty of counter who do that service.

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    selective

    by edachsund Written Sep 5, 2003

    You can get to Langkawi by air or by ferry. There are two point on the mainland from where you can get the ferry, at Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis. The journey these days has been considerably shortened and it takes about an hour to reach.
    If you arrive by air, you will find that airport is quite close to hotel belt on the southwestern part of the island.
    The jetty is at the other end of the islands on the southestern part where the main town 'Kuah' located.

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    Hire a bike

    by Goienaga Written Mar 28, 2004
    My bike in the middle of rice fields

    To hire a bike is easy and a very good way to go all around the island, take a good plastic raincoat, the cheaper the best, showers are common, you can get petrol almost in every cross road so do not worry about it.
    Here you can see the bike a rented, always check the brakes, and drive safe, because they drive crazy, anyway, there is not much traffic arround.

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    Cheap Flight from KL

    by backpackerbaby Written Apr 17, 2004
    The shadow of my plane in the sea, nice!

    "Now, everyone can travel!" - the slogan of Air Asia. By offering extremely reasonably priced air tics, Air Asia provides you the most convenient way of getting to Langkawi from KL. Without Air Asia, my holiday to Langkawi could not come true this Easter.

    Points to note:
    - book your tic early to get the best price
    - free seating on the flight
    - have to purchase if you need drink/snack on flight, prices are reasonable

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  • Renting cars

    by rj13 Written Apr 17, 2004

    Rent a car at the airport, not necessarily from the car rental counters. Plenty of local travel agencies agents will pester you once you exit the arrival hall. A small local car ie a Kancil might go for RM 50 a day. You won't get lost on the island and the town roads are basically one straight road. Pay in advance and once you're done with Langkawi, park your car at the airport, hide the keys and lock the doors. The agents will collect the car later.

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  • Rent a car, dont expect to get cabs easily!

    by shalin Written Jun 3, 2004

    I'm not too sure if this was only coz it was Feb (off season??) but we had a few problems when it came to getting around the island. Most hotels arrange cabs at ease, but if you're sightseeing and its past sunset, you're not going to stumble upon cabs on the islands lovely though quiet roads!

    Most people rent cars, which is economical and gives you the freedom to explore.

    So when you get to the island 1. get a good map 2. rent a car!

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    I hated this boat!

    by alisonr Written Sep 5, 2002

    Took the ferry from Georgetown to Langkawi. Took about 2.5 hours!
    The trip over was rough and tough! I was one of only two people who lost their breakfast! Thunderstorms, rain, stormy seas and ME just don't mix!

    (On the way home it was much better!)

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    Getting Around Langkawi

    by Scottyj36 Written Dec 20, 2002

    The best way to get around the Island is to rent a car. Taxi's are kind of expensive , and if you do much Island travel it will be more expensive than renting a car. You can rent a car when you enter hte arrival area at the airport. The companies will rent you a car, and set up tours for snorkeling, Scuba, you can get a better rate if you scheduale all thru the company. I got a Rental car for 3 days, and Snorkeling trip for RM320 or $85 US.

    The roads are good and well marked, maps are free at the airport. You can also rent Motor Scooters.

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    Ferry Terminal

    by vincentf Written May 16, 2003
    Ferry Terminal

    This is the main terminal for ferries to Penang and the coral reefs around Langkawi. The terminal also has a shopping mall with a KFC. Cars may be hired here too. We hired a car to drive around the entire island in 4 hours.

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    Driving round and about.. cheap and easy

    by SuzanBengtsson Written May 26, 2003

    The easiest way to travel around Langkawi is renting a mini motorbike (mopet). As cheap as 25 Ringgit (malaysian currency), you will be able to rent a mopet and a 5 ringgit petrol will get you a round trip the island and back.
    No license required. Remember: to go for a few rounds of test driving in some car parks before embarking your exploring trips

    Rental place: along pantai cenang. Ask your motel.

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    Mainly by boats

    by goglobe Written Aug 7, 2003
    boats in and out

    When in Langkawi, go to the pier and hop on large sea boats to visit the outlying islands.If you fancy island hopping, contact one of those local agens to arrange a 1-day journey of your choice. Here you see a typical boat commuting between the island and the floating marine world.

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    Drive around the island

    by kyoub Written Jan 15, 2006

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    Car on right
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    Langkiwi is a very easy island to drive around on by yourself. There are good roads and they are well marked. Lease a car at the airport, at your hotel, or in Kuah.

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    Fly to Langkawi

    by kyoub Written Jan 15, 2006

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    Airport

    Malaysia Airlines will get you to Langkawi from many domestic locations, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang.
    The airport is 30 km from Kuah.

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    the way to get around.......

    by Tattugran Updated Nov 23, 2005

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    you will find these everywhere.....

    these motor bikes.. are so cheap to hire.... they cost between 30 and 40 RM a day ..depends how many days you want it......
    YOU ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A HELMET

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    Getting to Langkawi by boat from Penang

    by phil_uk_net Updated Mar 14, 2003

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    Penang to Langkawi ferry

    There are several travel agents located near the Queen Victoria memorial clocktower in Georgetown.
    I used Fast Ferry Ventures
    11 Light Street, 10200 Penang

    The one-way fare is 35 Ringgits.

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