Now that many countries have eased travel restrictions, people are eager to enjoy Christmas vacations in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Korea, or Vietnam. There are plenty of opportunities for Christmas getaways.
Here is our selection of easily accessible yet meaningful places for an ideal Christmas getaway with your loved ones this year.
While Malaysian cities offer plenty of Christmas spirit, you can also discover nearby islands or visit its well-known malls to experience a truly wonderful Christmas holiday experience. There are various fabulous island destinations where you can spend your holidays. Ferries will quickly transport you between these destinations – Tioman Island, Langkawi Island, or Redang Island are among these – while tickets for their ferry tickets are readily available online, allowing easy travel arrangements for these island holidays.
Kuala Lumpur and Malacca should be top choices for spending your Christmas vacations, thanks to Malaysia’s superb network and board bus from KL to Penang, Singapore, and Johor Bahru as well as neighboring countries like Hat Yai in Thailand.
Singapore at Christmas time can be a fantastic sight, particularly the Gardens by The Bay and Orchard Road areas, where decorations and celebrations take place with spectacular flair. In addition, you can book Batam Fast ferry tickets and explore nearby island attractions of Batam according to your itinerary.
Though accommodation costs in Singapore may be costly, you can book cheaper bus tickets from Malaysia when planning your Christmas vacation there.
Singapore is well-connected to both Malaysia and Indonesia. Transtar Travel is a renowned bus service provider specializing in cross-border buses from Singapore to Malaysia, with tickets available from KL to Singapore on redBus for less than standard bus fares. Furthermore, an exemplary ferry service from Singapore to Indonesia provides island getaway options.
Bus travel may be your best bet to visit Thailand on a budget. Popular cities to visit during Christmas in Thailand include Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mai, and Pattaya, all easily reached for less. We suggest booking tickets from Kuala Lumpur to the Hatyai bus station online before traveling to other destinations across Thailand.
4. Hong Kong
WinterFest is one of the most significant holiday events in Hong Kong and transforms it into a festive fairytale with snow and other decorations. Beginning Christmas Eve until January 1st, 2023 – an extended holiday until Tuesday 27th! You will see signs of Christmas everywhere you look – mass services, gift exchange, partying.
5. South Korea
South Korea stands out as a great holiday vacation spot due to its national holiday on Christmas. Due to the significant catholic population in South Korea, celebrations will likely include lighting trees, dinner, gift exchange, and money exchange with family. Seoul City Hall Square, Lotte World, and Myeongdong Cathedral should all be visited while vacationing here for Christmas vacation.
Taiwan offers ideal temperatures to celebrate Christmas. Though not a national holiday here, Christmas lights illuminate the countryside, carolers sing their hearts out at midnight mass, restaurants serve Christmas-specific dishes for dinner, and there is even a 3D light show at Wanjin Catholic Church! Flights depart Kuala Lumpur.