GETTING TO MALAYSIA
Malaysia is easily accessible from most parts of the world by air, land and sea links. There are more than 40 international airlines fly into the country while the national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, has a global network that spans six continents and a national network that covers more than 36 local destinations.
There are six international airports in Malaysia with the main gateway being the KL International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang. It is located approximately 50km south of Kuala Lumpur. The rest of the country including Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan in East Malaysia is well serviced by 14 domestic airports and airstrips for the rural areas.The main entry point by sea to KL is Port Klang, about 50km away from KL. Malaysia is also accessible by rail and road from Singapore and Thailand.
GETTING TO KEDAH
Getting to Kedah is fairly easy. The state offers an international airport at Langkawi and a domestic airport at Alor Setar. You could also travel from Langkawi to the mainland and vice versa through its boats services. While on land, you could travel here through buses, private cars or trains. Land options are also speedy and convenient.
Transportations to several small towns can be problematic. Hence, it’s advisable to rent a car to travel around. However, majority of the places are accessible by buses or trains. Else, you could hire a taxi drive to drive you around and engage on his guide around the state.
Although Malaysia does not experience the four seasons, it is humid and sunny all year round. The best months to visit Kedah are from January to April as the beaches of Langkawi are at their busiest. But, any other time of the year are also suitable to explore the mainland.