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Located on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Terengganu is the capital of the state of Terengganu. It's popular with travellers in Malaysia, if only because Kuala Terengganu's Sultan Mahmud Airport (IATA:TGG) is the main arrival point for travellers heading to either the Perhentian Islands or Redang Island. There are several daily flights from Kuala Lumpur and a few times a week from Singapore.
From the airport travellers find their way to the jetty at Merang (for most resorts on Redang Island), the central Shahbandar Jetty (for the Berjaya Redang Resort) or Kuala Besut (for the Perhentian Islands).
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Weather is tropical with daytime temperatures mostly around or slighly above 30 °C and nights still mostly above 20 °C. From November to March, the monsoon brings torrential rains and much of the tourism related activities, including hotels, are closed. The rest of the year, there are only occasional showers, but it's mostly sunny and dry.
From Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG) there are currently flights to Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia and to Singapore with Fireflyz.
More Asian cities are added when the airport after upgrading.
You can get to Kuala Terengganu by bus from all the biggest Malaysian cities. Kuala Lumpur and Penang are approximately 7-8 hours away. There is also a bus service to Singapore (approximately 10 hours).
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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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