Honeymoons in Malaysia

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Malaysia Overview

Whether you fancy relaxing on palm fringed beaches, visiting vibrant culture rich cities or even island hopping from one paradise to another, Malaysia has it all. The Malaysian peninsular is a truly diverse place that has all the makings of a great honeymoon destination So what are you waiting for!

A honeymoon in Malaysia offers the bride and groom a diverse array of things to see and do and getting here from South Africa is easy. Flights are direct into Kuala Lumpur from Johannesburg which means that you can be exploring everything that Malaysia has to offer within 11 hours. The city of Kuala Lumpur has to be worth a visit and it's an idea to set aside a few days to explore what it has to offer. Affectionately known as KL it is a cosmopolitan and interesting city. Modern skyscraper buildings such as the famous Petronas towers sit in comfortable juxtaposition with fabulous old relics of the city's glorious past. If you have an eye for a bargain, then Kuala Lumpur and indeed the rest of the Klang valley in which KL sits, has some of the largest and best shopping malls in Asia. Here you can pick up some great bargains on electrical goods and designer clothes. When you are all 'shopped out' and want to escape the hustle and bustle, then pay a visit to the stunningly beautiful islands of Penang, Langkawi and Kauntan. Here you can book into a gorgeous beach side hotel and get pampered to your heart's content. Finally .Malaysia delivers on every level and as a result has all the ingredients to satisfy even the most discerning of couples.

Key Facts for Malaysia

Currency: Ringgit

Capital: Kuala Lumpur

Language: Bahasa Malaysia

Flight time: 12 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Malaysia

When to go:
– Like all tropical climates Malaysia has a rainy season and this is generally from June through to September. With this in mind the best times to travel are from December through to March

Flight information:

– Flights are direct from Johannesburg into Kuala Lumpur and take 10hrs 30 mins.


– Malaysian Ringgit

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Getting Married in Malaysia

Weddings abroad in Malaysia are becoming more and more popular and it's not hard to see why. The islands that make up the Malaysian peninsular offer the bride and groom to be a stunning backdrop in which to hold their ceremony from the idyllic palm fringed beaches of islands such as Kauntan, Langkawi and Penang to swanky city hotels of the capital to the tropical rainforests of Borneo. whatever you decide, Malaysia has all the ingredients necessary to make your dream wedding a reality   

Marriage Requirements


To get married in Malaysia both persons must give notification to the 'office of the registrar of marriages' in the district that you want to hold your ceremony. Before this you have to take up residence within the said district for a minimum of seven days. Notices will then be placed on the notice board for a period of twenty one days up to a maximum of  three months. Your marriage licence can be issued after a term of twenty one days and is valid for 6 months. Documentation needed is: (1)  Passport along with a copy of the data of your entry into Malaysia (2) A Standard Malaysian sized coloured passport photograph.(3)  Application form  Borang JPN KCO1 ( This can also be obtained from the office of the registrar of marriages) (4) An Affidavit of your marriage status. The cost of this is entire process is 30 RM  If more information is required please visit . http://www.pulau-pangkor.com/get-married-in-Malaysia.html