Malaysia Airlines launches Bonus Side Trip for domestic stop-offs – Business Traveller

Malaysia Airlines has brought back its Bonus Side Trip promotion for customers booking flights from the UK to Asia and Australasia.

The offer allows passengers to include a stop in one of seven Malaysian destinations, with the carrier picking up the return domestic air fare from Kuala Lumpur – customers must pay the taxes, fees and charges incurred.

The promotion is valid for new bookings made until December 31, 2022, for travel until March 31, 2023 between the UK and Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan , Japan and Korea.

Customers can choose from a stop off in Penang, Langkawi, Johor Bahru, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Bharu, Alor Setar and Kuantan. More details on all seven destinations (provided by Malaysia Airlines), can be seen below.

Note that some promotional fares are excluded from the offer – customers should consult for more information.

Malaysia reopened its borders on April 1 this yearand the country’s flag carrier is set to move to a double-daily service on its London-Kuala Lumpur route from June 30.

Malaysia Airlines to resume double-daily flights on Heathrow-Kuala Lumpur route

Commenting on the news Daniel Bainbridge, regional director UK and Europe, said:

“To celebrate the opening of the Malaysia border to international travellers we are delighted to re-introduce the ‘Bonus Side Trip’. This enables customers traveling with Malaysia Airlines to Asia and Australasia the opportunity to explore more of Malaysia by adding a bonus side trip to one of seven domestic Malaysian destinations.

“A traveller heading to Sydney, for example, will now be able to add a beach holiday stopover to Langkawi as part of the trip for a very small fee. We look forward to showcasing our world-class on-board offering, signature local flavors, and our inimitable Malaysian Hospitality as we welcome our travelers to Malaysia’s domestic getaway destinations and beyond.”

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