Everything Families Need To Know About The Langkawi Travel Bubble

Including The Latest SOPs + Upcoming Travel Bubbles

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Are you feeling Langka-wheee yet as Malaysia has officially reopened the tourist haven of Langkawi islands, located in the state of Kedah, to all fully vaccinated locals under a travel bubble plan? This provides a light at the end of the tunnel for travelers as it signals a starting point of reviving domestic tourism and was implemented with much caution to ensure the safety of all visitors.

Excited to head to Langkawi? Here’s everything you need to know about the travel bubble – read on!

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Hot off the press: Genting Highlands, Pulau Tioman, and Malacca are next on the travel bubble list, to reopen on October 1, 2021. More information to come! 

  • Getting To Langkawi

    How To Get To Langkawi During The Travel Bubble And What Is Required?

    The first question is - who gets to go to Langkawi during the travel bubble?

    • Only fully vaccinated people are allowed (including those who are residing in states under Phase One)
    • Residents from EMCO areas are not allowed to travel
    • There is no age limit. However, those under 18 must travel with fully vaccinated parents/guardians

    What permission letters are required to travel during Langkawi Travel Bubble?

    • Traveling by air: A permission letter is not required!
    • Traveling by land: You need to go through a tour agency or use transportation services from the start of your journey to the Langkawi ferry jetty.
    • Pre-departure Covid-19 tests are compulsory (either an RT-PCR or RTK-Antigen test)
  • Getting Around Langkawi

    What Are The Best Things To Do In Langkawi With Kids Now?

    • Langkawi Attractions: Most tourist attractions and activities (with the exception of spas) will be allowed to operate. Do check with the relevant vendors first in case of any changes.
    • Hotel Facilities: Facilities in hotels and homestays such as swimming pools, gyms, and lounges will be allowed to open as usual

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