Some quick information about Malaysia:

1. Area: 329,750 sq. km of land.
2. Population of approximately 24.5 million.
3. Capital City: Kuala Lumpur.
4. GDP $122 Billion.
5. GDP per capita of US$12,100.
6. Time Zone: GMT/UTC +8
7. Country Dialing Code: 60

Federation of Malaysia is a fusion of 50% Malay, 9% Indian, 33% Chinese and other native tribes like Orang Asli and Iban.

Getting to Malaysia is convenient. Malaysia is served by its national carrier and other neighboring airlines. With round trip air provided by the world best and most secure airlines, there is always a flight available to accommodate your schedule.

All forms of transportation, including taxi, are safe, regulated and secure. PAPT strives to provide secure transportation to and from venues wherever possible. PAPT arranges for private transport for our players to and from the Tour venue.

You will find every name brand five-star hotel available to serve you and to provide you the highest level of service. Literacy is a high in Malaysia. Malay is the official language, but English is their main communicating language. Language is not a major issue in Malaysia as most all major hotels offer translation and multi-lingual employees and concierge services. In addition, most hotels in Malaysia offer dual voltage capability.

Malaysia's monetary unit is the Ringgit (MYR). Foreign currency exchange is available for most currencies at hotels, most large department stores, banks, and authorized money changing shops. International credit cards such as Visa, Diners Club, Master Card, and American Express are accepted.

Malaysia is a tropical country with hot and humid weather pattern. Once you are there, you will enjoy the tropical climate that ranges from cool temperature in the North and to tropical in the South. Borneo is the most humid place. October to February is the monsoon season.

Malaysia's cuisine includes satays made out of meat kebabs in spicy peanut sauce. Malaysian food is spicy and coconut milk is the main ingredient in most of the Malay cuisines. Being a multi cultural country, one can taste a mix of Chinese and Malay food called Nyonya made with Chinese ingredients and local spices.

Malaysia boasts some of the most exotic beaches, mountains and National Parks in Asia. With tropical island resorts and endless white, sandy beaches, Malaysia is a paradise in South East Asia. Kuala Lumpur boasts two of the world's tallest skyscrapers. Malaysia's natural beauty full of flora, fauna and marine life is a tourist attraction. More than 60% of the country comes under rainforest. It boasts white sand that stretch for miles and miles, and crystal clear waters around exotic tropical islands, filled with tropical fish and flora.

The major Malaysian festival is Hari Raya Puasa that signifies the end of fasting month of Ramadan with three days of celebrations. Chinese New Year in Malaysia is celebrated with anticipation. The New Year falls between late January and February and is celebrated with 15 days of Spring Festival.

Other popular Malay activities are: motor sports, river safaris and river cruises, white-water rafting, paragliding, fishing, mountain climbing and hiking, and bird watching.

Come to Malaysia for the Tour, but stay to enjoy its weather, beaches and hospitality. Let us help you extend your PAPT enjoyment with some rest and relaxation in Malaysia. Let us help extend your stay for you and your family.