December 5, 2021

What is Malaysia’s Covid-19 Status? 

As of December 5th, 2021, Malaysia has reached 98% vaccination coverage for the adult population. While 86.5% of the teenage population (ages 12 - 17) have received at least the first dose. Borders between states have reopened to fully vaccinated individuals and Malaysians are now permitted to travel overseas once again without having to apply for a special exemption pass. Those who are entering Malaysian borders are still required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

What is Sabah’s Covid-19 Status?

Since November 5th, 2021, Sabah has moved into Phase 4 of the National Recovery Plan. More economic activities, including domestic tourism in Sabah, are now in operation. This excludes high-risk activities.

What is the Travel SOP in Sabah?

Interdistrict Travel
Following the progression to Phase 4, travelling within the Sabah state is now allowed without zoning restrictions to those who are fully vaccinated.

Interstate Travel
Starting Novmeber 1st, 2021, interstate travel is allowed to those who are fully vaccinated and display a low risk digital certificate. Individuals travelling into Sabah must take the Covid-19 RT-PCR or RTK-Ag swab (or saliva) test three days before travelling. Children are allowed but must be accompanied by fully vaccinated adults.

** From December 1st 2021, no swab test is required prior to entering Sabah state.

To view travel packages in Sabah: Click Here

Travel SOP in Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu is now open for booking and we welcome all fully vaccinated travellers.

Tourism

  1. Hotel and accommodation operations are PERMITTED for quarantine, segregation and for essential workers. Guests are required to stay in and food to be ordered via room service.
  2. For domestic tourism, hotels are PERMITTED to receive guests, complying to SOPs that both guests and hotel staff are fully vaccinated and are Low Risk based on their MySejahtera application. All tour operators and homestay staff must be fully vaccinated and are Low Risk based on their MySejahtera application.
  3. Children below the age of 12, must be accompanied by parents who have completed vaccination and teenagers between the age of 12 and 18 must have already received at least 1 dose of vaccination.
  4. Usage of hotel/resort facilities such as gym, sauna, jacuzzi and meeting facilities are PERMITTED at 50% capacity. Places of interest such as zoos, farms, aquariums, edutainment, extreme adventure, fishing and parks are allowed to open. All workers on premises must be fully vaccinated.
  5. Cruise ships are PERMITTED to operate within a 50% capacity. All workers and visitors must be vaccinated. Night clubs and pubs are NOT PERMITTED to operate.

 

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November 1, 2021

What is Malaysia’s Covid-19 Status?

As of November 1st, 2021, Malaysia has reached 95% vaccination coverage for the adult population. While 62% of the teenage population (ages 12 - 17) have received at least the first dose. Borders between states have reopened to fully vaccinated individuals and Malaysians are now permitted to travel overseas once again without having to apply for a special exemption pass. Those who are entering Malaysian borders are still required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

What is Sabah’s Covid-19 Status?

Since October 18th, 2021, Sabah has moved into Phase 3 of the National Recovery Plan. More economic activities, including domestic tourism in Sabah, are now in operation. This excludes high-risk activities.

What is the Travel SOP in Sabah?

Interdistrict Travel
Following the progression to Phase 3, travelling within the Sabah state is now allowed without zoning restrictions to those who are fully vaccinated.

Interstate Travel
Starting November 1st, 2021, interstate travel is allowed to those who are fully vaccinated and display a low risk digital certificate. Individuals travelling into Sabah must take the Covid-19 RT-PCR or RTK-Ag swab (or saliva) test three days before travelling. Children are allowed but must be accompanied by fully vaccinated adults.

To view travel packages in Sabah: Click Here

Travel SOP in Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu is now open for booking and we welcome all fully vaccinated travellers.

Please follow these SOPs

  • We welcome all fully-vaccinated visitors with low risk digital certificate
  • Those aged above 70 are not encouraged to climb
  • Those aged below 12 are not allowed to climb
  • Please observe standard Covid-19 SOPs

For Mount Kinabalu Climb Packages, visit: https://www.mountkinabalu.com/packages