Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu Airport is 4 miles from the center of Kota Bharu. View on Map.
Kota Bharu is served by Kota Bharu Pengkalan Chepa Airport, also commonly referred to as Kota Bharu, Pengkalan Chepa, or simply Kota Bharu Airport. The airport code is KBR.
Malaysia has restricted entry to all traveler, except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, travelers and students with an approval from the Malaysian immigration, travelers with Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status.
Holders of the following passes may apply for entry permission: “Residence Pass-Talent (RP-T) and their dependents, Employment Pass (Category EP I, II and III), Professional Visit Pass (PVP), Dependent Pass to expatriate for all categories, Long Term Social Visit Pass (LT-SVP) to expatriate for all categories, and Foreign Maid to expatriate for all categories.
The entire country remains under a “Recovery Movement Control Order” (RMCO) through March 31. Additionally, certain states and districts with higher prevalence of COVID-19 are subject to Movement Control Orders (MCOs), Conditional Movement Control Orders (CMCOs), or Enhanced Movement Control Orders (EMCOs).
Sabah is subject to an MCO through February 4. For additional information on traveling to Sabah, please consult with Sabah's state authorities.
All districts in Sarawak are subject to a CMCO through February 14 except for Sibu, which is subject to an MCO through February 14. For additional information on traveling to Sarawak, please consult with Sarawak's state authorities.
Travelers must have a formal written approval from the Malaysian Government before attempting to enter Malaysia. Malaysian immigration operates a consolidated portal called My Travel Pass for most categories of pass holders to request permission to enter.
Travelers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit must have a return approval and may also be requested from immigration via My Travel Pass.
International students must have a written approval from immigration applied at Education Malaysia website
Airline crew must have their names listed on the General Declaration.
All arriving travelers will be tested on arrival, and are subject to a mandatory quarantine requirement in a government facility. All costs for the quarantine are borne by the traveler. Travelers will be required to download the MySejahtera application and will be issued a wristband for identification and monitoring by the authorities during their quarantine period.
Travelers presenting the results of a negative RT-PCR test undertaken within 72 hours of their departure to Malaysia must quarantine for 7 days upon arrival. The Malaysian authorities may require a COVID-19 test upon arrival, and will require an additional COVID-19 test on the 5th day of quarantine.
Travelers not presenting the results of a negative RT-PCR test will be tested upon arrival and must quarantine for 10 days with an additional COVID-19 test on the 8th day of quarantine.
Travelers may not transfer from international flights to domestic flights, except for Malaysian nationals who are traveling to Sabah or Sarawak. Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at email@example.com.
There are currently 30,475 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in MY and 1,076 deaths as of Feb 24 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Our luggage missed the connection but the situation was well handled"
Cons: "Felt more like a domestic flight than an international"
Cons: "My entertainment system was not working, so was my seatmate's."
Cons: "I am more than pleased with the service I received, keep up the work Kind regards Shane"
Cons: "Avoid Malaysian airlines and avoid KUL airport. What a mess of a company ..."
Cons: "I was incorrectly charged credit card fees by BudgetAir as I paid via debit card and they never replied to my emails or answered the phone. This caused stress as my bank account went overdrawn. Cannot recommend BudgetAir at all. Appalling lack of customer service. Avoid like the plague!"
Cons: "Crew service"
Pros: "Everimg went smoothly, from check in to boarding and flight. The ground and flight crew were helpful."
Cons: "Nothing for this trip"
Cons: "I haven't even made it to my destination yet."
Pros: "Excellent crew. Good food. Comfortable seats even in coach."
Cons: "He is cheating telling normal taxi cant for two adualt and three chalidren to buy taket for double price for min bus or van , that person in charge is laieing and not respecting i hope to take acsing because they are the face of malysia visitor and i think no boday will except cheating even for one ringet . If need any details for the person can contact me."
Pros: "Attentive flight attendants ."
Cons: "All acceptable"
Pros: "On-time departure and on-time arrival."
Cons: "Perfect flight"
Cons: "Fight was delayed"
Pros: "Web checkin and Baggage Drop were precise which saved time. Few passengers do not matter these two (2) important features but this is efficiency to a minimum!"
Cons: "Staff still very grumpy.. food is bad but much than flight leaving from Malaysia."
Pros: "Can’t find anything good."
Cons: "The airline is protected by the government. Hence there is no motivation for them to improve. This airline is my last choice. My biggest dissatisfaction is the hospitality shown by the crew.. not sincere and in some cases rude... is this the MH - MALAYSIAN Hospitality that they keep advertising? Very disappointing.."
Pros: "Service is great..."
Cons: "Not sure why all Sabah/Sarawak gates are at the farthest..."
Cons: "Lost bags"
Pros: "Nice crew and comfy seat."
Cons: "Table tray was dirty and there was old coffee spilled along the side."
Cons: "* Business lounge was pathetic with NO food, only drink and snack. * Boarding was not efficient and took longer that it should have so had a late take off. * Business class.... Ran out of food!?!?! What the heck! only water available for 6 of 16 seats! Pathetic * Terminals not updated so had to take transfer to another terminal to get my arranged ride."
Pros: "Satay, flatbed."
Cons: "No amenities kit, no mattress pad, no champagne, no menu for business class. And the forgot to serve the main course of my travelling partner."
Pros: "Better overall service - boarding, no delays, comfortable cabins, pleasant crew."
Cons: "the windows were a bit smudged from previous passengers"
Pros: "The boarding is a bit mess up as it was delayed by Malindo Air which share the same gate, I wonder Malaysia Airport authorities has run out of resources why cramp 2 airlines in same gate departing 30 minutes apart, crew is OK seats is comfortable but landing is quite uncomfortable"
Cons: "Boarding and landing"
Pros: "Excellent food and crew"
Cons: "Seats rather basic for business class"
Pros: "Second flight was quite empty and the plane was in much better shape"
Cons: "Incompetent handling of engine error by both ground and air crew"
Cons: "Transfer from domestic to international terminal in KL was slow as only 1 customs officer was working"
Cons: "I fell asleep during the meal serving. Instead of waking me up or putting my meal on my tray, it wasn't served at all."
Pros: "This was a comfortable flight with nice staff and great food and entertainment choices"
Cons: "No 12 1/2 hour flight can be ideal but this was good deal."
Cons: "the online web check-in system was down. Had to queue 2.5hours to be checked in. Due to this, flight was delayed."
Pros: "New aircraft Improved entertainment system More baggage allowance"
Cons: "Tight seat pitch at 30 inches only Poor food"
Pros: "Malaysia airlines has some of the most beautiful women working for them. Most curteous, kind, and very personable. Beautiful. Beautiful. Beautiful"
Cons: "The long layovers with no hotel voucher from Malaysia air. That would be a big help especially for me since I travel alone. And not to familiar with hotel locations, taxis. I am concerned about my safety in another country..."
Pros: "The flight was fairly typical. However, it left on time and arrived on time. This was a positive."
Cons: "As usual, the flight was completely full. Everyone carries on as many bags as allowed and there is no bin space for all the luggage. I bring only my briefcase and had to search for space."
Pros: "There was nothing positive about the experience on this flight. With exit row seats had to stow luggage back in overhead holds which meant having to go back on landing, retrieve bag & for get way back to seat. Not Airlines fault but no gantry available on arrival. Up and down runway until available (20min) before we could exit."
Cons: "Fact that once again confirmed seating was changed from original booking. Extremely frustrating. Slight delay on take off. Had exit row seats."
Pros: "The crews are friendly."
Cons: "Foods was not good for my standard. Below average."
Pros: "I liked the crew, very polite and helpful."
Cons: "I did not like the fact that I could not check in on-line. This made that I missed half a night of sleep in Darwin because I had to check in at 1AM, flying at 4.10AM."
Pros: "my family and I flew one way Singapore to London (15 hours 1 hour stopover in KL) for $1600 (all 4) Singapore Airlines or BA were $1800 per person. they are nicer airlines but not $5600 better. Airbus A380 was a bit tired but service was good. pretty painless trip all in all"
Pros: "The crew is friendly"
Cons: "Check in counter not enough resulting in very very long queue and check in time"
Pros: "Short trip 50 mins"
Cons: "our vegan food was not provided"
Cons: "Flight canceled last minute! Lost my connection back home. Still no news about pay back. Had to book another flight on my own expense."
Cons: "Had a transit flight through KL from Colombo to Bali. The luggage was not with me and my friend along with about 7-10 others post arrival in Bali. We received the luggage after losing almost one day eating into our holiday. Minor compensation was given but the inconvenience was far more! This is not the KL to colombo flight but thought i will write it in here as I got this through Kayak"
Cons: "The first meal that was given was poor. a single roll for the fist of two meals offered on an 8 hour flight, is the poorest meal i have had on a flight of this duration."
Pros: "Seat leg room seemed better than US carriers. Food was not exciting."
Cons: "Cabin crew very n8ce."
Pros: "The flight was on time"
Cons: "The boarding process was a waste of time"
Cons: "I received an eticket confirmation by email, but when arriving at the airport for checkin, Malaysian airlines did not have the ticket in their system"
Pros: "Pilot kept taking detour to avoid turbulence"
Cons: "Food -very little in quantity. Dinner: just a sandwich. Breakfast - just a little bit. Cabin Staff - unmotivated; poor Sevice"
Airlines flying to Kota Bharu have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights to Kota Bharu
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights to Kota Bharu
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights to Kota Bharu
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights to Kota Bharu
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights to Kota Bharu