Malaysians love to travel, so much so that a recent survey stated that many wish to travel more abroad
“This is an exciting time for travel in Malaysia with consumers showing keen interest and looking to spend leisure time both domestically and internationally,” said Safdar Khan, MasterCard Worldwide’s country head for Malaysia and Brunei. The outlook for future travels among Malaysians shows a positive trend. Nearly half of those surveyed expressed great interest to travel more, with 47% intending to travel more to international destinations while 50% wish to do so within domestic destinations.thestar.com.my
Backpacking across Europe is one of the many activities to do and it turns out that France is the most popular place to visit according to Malaysians
Malaysians who will be staying or visiting their families for less than three months will need to meet these four requirements:
i) Lettre de Hebergement (Letter of Resident) from family or relative issued by the ‘Mairie’ (Mayor’s Office).
ii) Proof of sufficient money (credit card/cash). Cash of 30 Euros per day (RM130) for duration of stay in France.
iii) Travel Insurance
iv) Full address, telephone number and a copy of the identity card of the family or relative in France
For Malaysians who will be travelling to France for tourism and business purposes and will most likely stay in hotel*s, these are the requirements for you:
i) Confirmation of hotel booking
ii) Travel Insurance
iii) Proof of sufficient cash for their stay in France