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Cheap Flights to Penang Airport

Located in northern Malaysia, Penang is a fascinating place. With its unique blend of East and West, Penang has managed to maintain its historic charm without sacrificing modernity. Centuries of foreign influence have led to a surprising combination of different styles of architecture, gardens, and cuisine that work together beautifully. It has definitely earned its reputation as the food capital of Malaysia! If you want to visit an island paradise that will surprise you, Penang is the place for you!

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Getting to Penang Airport

Penang International Airport (PEN) is one of the busiest airports in Malaysia, offering many domestic and international routes throughout Asia. It is a hub for AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, and more.

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights from Canada to Penang. To get there, you'll have to route through a major Asian city like Hong Kong (HKG), Singapore (SIN), or Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Canadians are issued a 90-day tourist visa upon entering Malaysia - you won't need to apply ahead of time. You will however need to show a passport that is valid for at least 6 months after your expected date of departure, as well as proof of a return ticket.

The Best Time To Visit Penang

Penang is a beautiful island year-round, so you're sure to have a great time no matter what time of year you visit! However, there is still a distinct rainy season. Most tourists choose to fly to Penang from November to January, when the weather is nice and pleasant and there are few rainy days. You can find a great deal if you fly from February to April, since there are fewer tourists at that time. If you're brave enough to fly during the rainy season, the deals get even better! From May to October, flight and hotel prices drop significantly due to the rain. Just remember to pack an umbrella!

What to Do in Penang

With its rich multicultural heritage, Penang is full of gorgeous temples, ruins, gardens, museums, and beaches that make the island a great place to visit. It's no wonder tourism is such a big industry here! Whether you love nature, culture, food, or adventure, there's something in Penang for you. Here are some ideas to inspire you:

  • Visit Dharmikarama Burmese Temple, the only one of its kind outside of Myanmar. Built in 1805, its gorgeous golden-roofed buildings and ornate statues are sure to impress!
  • Stop at the stunning Penang Butterfly Farm for a spectacular display of some of the world's most beautiful insect species. Located on an 8 hectare farm nestled beneath the Teluk Bahang hills, it is both serene and picturesque. It's definitely worth a visit!
  • Penang Khoo Khongsi is an ancient Chinese clan house, built over 650 years ago by the Khoo family to show off their wealth. It is said by many to be the most impressive clan house in all of Southeast Asia - opulent and lavish aren't strong enough words to describe it! You won't want to miss this one.

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