Melaka / Malacca Travel Guide / Info 2018

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_wp_posts number=”5″ show_date=”1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_media_grid style=”load-more” grid_id=”vc_gid:1537079705965-ee32b15be744de0456107b22dca99f4e-3″ include=”1587,1428,1438″][vc_column_text]Malacca is the historical state of Malaysia and it is one of tourist most visited destinations in Malaysia. , rich with heritage buildings, ancient landmarks and colonial structures.Malacca (Melaka) is the birthplace of Malay civilization. It was here that colonial forces first made contact with Malaysia, which eventually shaped the country into its current economic and political system.

Today, in Malacca, you can still see the imprints of British, Dutch and Portuguese forces left behind in forts, museums, churches and towers. Visit Malacca for the cultural experience of a lifetime.

 

How to get to Malacca from Singapore???

There are several options to get to Malacca from Singapore

1.Buses

You can find buses from Singapore to Melaka/Malacca at Queen Street Bus Terminal, City Plaza Singapor, Katong V Mall, Tampines, Golden Mile Complex., Golden Mile Tower and Boon Lay. Fares start at roughly MYR 97.44  depending on the type of bus. Travel time from Singapore to Melaka by bus is approximately 4 hours and 8 minutes.

some company provides direct transfer to some hotels in Malacca such as Hatten Hotel, Casa Del Rio Hotel Malacca and Equatorial Hotel. this is the cheapest way to get to Malacca

  • You need to get off the bus for immigration clearance at Woodlands Checkpoint.
  • Then, the bus will take you across the causeway where you will have to get off the bus again to get passport stamp at Johor Customs.
  • Remember to alight with all your belongings during immigration clearance.

It is really a tiresome procedure (about 30 minutes to 1 hour) and time is wasted.

 

2. Private Car Provided by www.rickshawasia.com

Book single trip,or round trips and enjoy a relax and comfortable trips at an affordable price

rickshaw transport agency provides 3 types of MPV to choose from; Toyota Innova, Toyota Alphard and Hyundai Starex which is luxury mpv suitable for family trip, travelling in groups of friends.

Why book with rickshaw transport agency transfer?

  • Travel in privacy
  • No need to get off from vehicle during immigration clearance
  • Save time from hopping on bus
  • No more worry about your heavy luggage
  • Never get lost anymore
  • No surcharge or extra fee imposed

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3. Self Driving

If you own a car, what better way to get to Malacca than driving all the way, enjoying the rough curves, smooth roads and the wonderful scenery that characterize the journey.

The North-South Expressway (NSE) is the shortest way to Malacca from Singapore and the journey may take about 3 to 4 hours including the time spent for clearing custom from Singapore to Malacca. It will take you more time to get to Malacca from Singapore during public holidays.

 

Currency And Money Exchange In Malacca

Melaka uses Ringgit as their currency. Current rate is about MYR 1 = SGD 0.30 Best rate for money exchange is at money changers at Johor Bahru. you can exchange the money at north part or south part of johor bahru, it is depend which custom go through . Otherwise, your best bet is withdrawing from several international ATMs sprinkled around Johor Bahru. Or better yet, exchange your money at money changers in Singapore

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