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Singapore or Malaysia

5 days stopover, Singapore or Malaysia? which do you think?
14 years ago, February 4th 2009 No: 1 Msg: #62196  
Is an upmarket, modern city always as good as an interesting older, not so modern city?
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14 years ago, February 4th 2009 No: 2 Msg: #62202  
If you look for upmarket on a budget, KL is perfect for hotels....singope will be more expensive for sure. Reply to this

14 years ago, February 4th 2009 No: 3 Msg: #62234  
B Posts: 51
definitely Malaysia! Reply to this

14 years ago, February 4th 2009 No: 4 Msg: #62235  
Personally, I preferred Malaysia. Reply to this

14 years ago, March 10th 2009 No: 5 Msg: #65520  
N Posts: 3
Singapore is one of my favourite places in Asia. It gets my vote every time. Reply to this

14 years ago, March 21st 2009 No: 6 Msg: #66693  
Singapore is more expensive, secure, neat, clean than Malay.
Malay is more cheaper, distinguish, unsecure, bigger, attractive place(bcos bigger than spore).
transportation is equally same.
food is also equally same for sure.

so,, wht do u prefer?

u should come to those countries. Reply to this

14 years ago, July 8th 2009 No: 7 Msg: #78788  
N Posts: 1
Singapore is more expensive but if you have 5 days, you should do both! Spend 2 days in Singapore and 3 days in Malaysia! This will cover most of the places in both countries! Reply to this

13 years ago, February 13th 2010 No: 8 Msg: #103589  
Singapore is not just a stop over
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13 years ago, March 30th 2010 No: 9 Msg: #107579  
Hey definitely Singapore can be better option. As suggested by nich you can visit both singapore and malaysia in 5 days, but it will be very hectic for you, instead of that you can just stay in Singapore for 5 days and enjoy the tourist spots comfortably.
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13 years ago, April 1st 2010 No: 10 Msg: #107748  
Singapore is better, with lot more places to visit and if you are a shopping bug, then you will enjoy it even more.

Have Fun Reply to this

13 years ago, April 2nd 2010 No: 11 Msg: #107815  
yes, my choice also for Malaysia. Kuala Lumpru is should visit at once.
Dataran Merdeka , the House of Parliament, the Istana Budaya, Istana Negara , Kuala Lumpur Tower, the Muzium Negara, Putra World Trade Centre, Tugu Negara are some of good places to visit. Reply to this

13 years ago, April 13th 2010 No: 12 Msg: #108596  
N Posts: 1
5 Days in Singapore well.......... it's safer and cleaner in Singapore. You can shop around at our famous shopping "district" orchard road, visit the new RWS (Sentosa) - Casino and visit our famous zoological gardens/ night safari /bird park/ science centre 😊 Reply to this

13 years ago, August 18th 2010 No: 13 Msg: #117782  
N Posts: 1
Travel to both countries. Suggested iteniary :
Day 1 : Singapore/Sentosa
Day 2 : Singapore Zoo/ NightSafari Zoo
Day 3 : Singapore to Malacca
Day 4 : Malacca, Malaysia ( Former Portuguese Colony from 1511 )
Day 5 : Malacca to Singapore Airport

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13 years ago, August 19th 2010 No: 14 Msg: #117831  
Thinking of visiting my favorite place, Singapore? If so I'll offer you a few pointers to ensure you get the best out of your stay.

The shopping plaza's are amazing, don't miss out Lucky Plaza the homeland of Filipino shops, and full of the people themselves on a Sunday. Far East Plaza, great for just about everything. Paradox, this is all the expensive designer gear, but still things worth a look.

Visit Sentosa Island via the cable car, or get a taxi direct.

The Bird Park, Zoo, Botanic Gardens, another must see is a visit to Little India

If you like sport, their are two World class golf courses on Sentosa Island. For horse racing, one of the best tracks in the World is at Changi.

A taxi into China Town is also worth a visit, as this place is 100% Chinese

What To Eat:

Singapore is well known for it's range of food, and you can buy almost every type of meal on the planet.

If you eat in the restaurants or hotels it will cost usually between S$10-S$20 each, eat in the food courts, and you get a filling meal for as little as S$4 Reply to this

13 years ago, August 22nd 2010 No: 15 Msg: #118013  
in my opinion 5 days is just nice to visit both places! they are similar and yet different at the same time, so unless you do both, you'll be missing out on something..what are you into? shopping? sightseeing? adventure sports? Reply to this

11 years ago, November 13th 2012 No: 16 Msg: #163057  
I love Singapore, so my vote goes to that country. I don't know, but Malaysia is much stricter than Singapore when it comes to their visitors. Plus you can roam around Singapore easily with their train system.

And in case you are planning to go to Singapore, do not forget to visit these places:

1. Sentosa
2. Universal Studios Singapore
3. National Museum of Singapore
4. Singapore Zoo and Night Safari
5. Singapore Flyer
6. Jurong Bird Park
7. Esplanade Theatre
8. Marina Bay
9. Merlion Park
10. Marina bay Sands Skypark

ENJOY!! Reply to this

10 years ago, December 3rd 2012 No: 17 Msg: #163884  
I think you must try the Singapore and Malaysia. 3 days in Malaysia and 2 days in Singapore. you can see different places and experience the best of the 2 countries. Reply to this

10 years ago, December 10th 2012 No: 18 Msg: #164134  
Vote for Malaysia!! Tips :- must try heading to Penang Island...thumb up =)

[Edited: 2012 Dec 10 07:15 - Cockle:46288 - Please refrain from posting commercial links on the forums. Thanks.]
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10 years ago, December 26th 2012 No: 19 Msg: #164640  
Singapore is best Asian country and it is famous for shopping. It has local and international shopping. Reply to this

10 years ago, January 18th 2013 No: 20 Msg: #165247  
Being a tour planner I understand the expensiveness of Singapore. So I would suggest you to go to Malaysia. And if I think about the day you want to travel, I recommend you the both destinations. Enjoy 3 nights in Malaysia and 3 in Singapore.

See these places in Malaysia:
Bako National Park
Batu Caves
Petronas Twin Tower
Cherating Beach
Canada Hill

And these in Singapore:

The Merlion
Universal Studios
Singapore Flyer
The Night Safari


😱 😱 😱
[Edited: 2013 Jan 21 08:45 - Rat on the Road:23681 - No advertising tours on forums please]
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