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For most visitors to Malaysia, Johor Bahru is just a stopover city. But this perception about the town is just not right. Johor Bahru of today is just different from yesteryears. It has reinvented itself and yet, it is traditional in its heart. It is the capital city of the state of Johor and most people use it as gateway to Singapore.
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Daily flights connect Senai Airport to various Malaysia cities like Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Kuantan and Kuala Terengganu.
Trains operate from Johor Bahru for Singapore and several Malaysia states.
The main bus stations can be a bit hectic and scammers tend to wait outside offering to buy tickets for you. Just walk in and buy a ticket from the different booths for the different bus companies. This is a major bus station and it connects with most major towns in the area. Most places north of Kuala Lumpur will connect and stop in Kuala Lumpur for a few hours. In the bust station itself are several small grocery stores and some fast food restaurants.
If going to Singapore there it is possible to use a different bus station.
Ferry service links Tanjung Belungkor in Johor to Changi Point of Johor.
Most tourist use taxis for transportation. One has to give an additional 50% charge in night.
|Johor Bahru Guest House||No 14,Jalan Songkit 1 Taman Sentosa||Guesthouse||77|
|OKID Cottage||41, Jalan Permas 10/7 Bandar Baru Permas Jaya||Hotel||-|
|Goodies Guest House||8 Jalan Aliff Harmoni 2/3 Taman Damansara Aliff||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|AverBles Backpacker Hostel Guest House||51,jln ROSMERAH 3/19,TM.JOHOR JAYA, Upstair of 2N Offer Shop at No3-1, Jalan Impian 2,||Hostel||-|
|Jomi Homestay||Lor 4 Jalan Yahya Awal||GUESTHOUSE||80|
|Swan Garden Hotel||26 & 28 Jalan Suria 7 Bandar Seri Alam||HOTEL||-|
|Grand Hallmark Hotel||32 Jalan Molek 2/2 Taman Molek||Hotel||-|
|Citrus Johor Bahru||16, Jalan Station Johor Bahru||HOTEL||78|
|Sunshine Backpackers Hostel @ Johor Bahru||185 Jalan Dato Sulaiman #12-101||HOSTEL||-|
|Warm Blanket Hotel||20A , Jalan Indah 25/16 Taman Bukit Indah 2||HOTEL||-|
See also International Telephone Calls
Pos Malaysia is the national postal service of Malaysia. Rates for sending a standard letter locally is 30 sen (20 gram) to 40 sen (up to 50 gram). International airmail has minimum rates ranging from RM1.00 to RM2.00, depending on destination. It costs 20 sen to send a postcard or aerogramme locally, or 50 sen to send a postcard or aerogramme to anywhere in the world.
Expedited Mail Service (EMS), branded locally as Poslaju, is available for both domestic and international destinations. Domestic EMS has a next day delivery guarantee. International EMS guarantees mails and parcels to be delivered out of the country by the following day. The time required to arrive at its destination will depend on clearance by authorities and the postal service of the destination country. For most countries, delivery of documents can be done in 3 to 5 days.
Generally, post offices are open from 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Saturday, except the first Saturday of the month. They are closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.
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