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Lahad Datu

Travel Guide Asia Malaysia Malaysian Borneo Sabah Lahad Datu

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Introduction

Lahad Datu is a small town on the eastern side of Sabah. It's situated on the Celebes Sea. Lahad Datu does not contain many sights or activities, it is mostly used as a stopping point to arrange transportation to the Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Danum Valley Conversation Area, Maliau Basin, north towards Sandakan and Kota KInabalu or south towards Tawau.

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Getting There

By Plane

MASwings, a subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, has daily flights from Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu.

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Keep Connected

Phone

See also International Telephone Calls

Post

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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