Malaysia To Reopen Langkawi Islands To Tourists Under Travel Bubble Using Phuket Sandbox

by Tania Tarafdar
Malaysia To Reopen Langkawi Islands To Tourists Under Travel Bubble Using Phuket Sandbox

Has Malaysia been on your travel bucket list? If yes, then here is the good news. Malaysia is all set to reopen everyone’s favourite Langkawi islands. However, there will be several rules and regulations in place and it travelling will surely not be as seamless as the pre-pandemic days.

Tourists Can Visit Langkawi Under A Travel Bubble Plan

Locals will be able to visit Langkawi under a travel bubble plan. Malaysia is planning to mirror Thailand’s tourism-reopening model where tourists are allowed to enter within the standard resort island of Phuket. Langkawi island is all set to reopen for fully vaccinated domestic travellers without quarantine. Langkawi island will reopen under a travel bubble plan similar to Thailand’s Phuket Sandbox. The car rentals and the local chalets are already preparing for the arrival of tourists.

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Langkawi Is Well-Connected By Both Domestic And International Flights

Langkawi is well-connected by domestic and international flights and there are various accommodation facilities for tourists. Langkawi will be a pilot project for Malaysia Malaysia to revive the tourism industry that has long been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The isolated island will eventually open up for international tourists as well.

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Other destinations will also eventually reopen once they vaccinate 80% of their population. More than 84% of grown-ups in Malaysia have received at least one dose and 64% of the population has been fully vaccinated till now. The nation hopes to vaccinate 100% of its population by October end.