Macau & Hong Kong: Dear mom, happy birthday — RM 1,476 per person

Day 1 (SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR/TAIPEI – MACAU):
Flight from SG/MY/TW to Macau Airport
Dinner at Wong Chi Kei (黃枝記粥麵)

Day 2 (MACAU):
Magaret’s Cafe e Nata (玛嘉烈蛋挞)
Ruin of St. Paul
Senado Square
Koi Kei Bakery (鉅記手信)
Taipa Village
大利來記咖啡室 Cafe Tai Lei Loi Kei
Fong Kei 晃記餅家 (官也街 14號)
Hac Sa Beach
The Venetian

Day 3 (MACAU – HONG KONG):
Ferry to Hong Kong
Avenue of Stars & Clock Tower
A Symphony of Lights (維多利亞港)

Day 4 (HONG KONG):
Dim Sum Breakfast
Tung Chung Factory Outlet
Ding Ding Tram at Causeway

Day 5 (HONG KONG – SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR/TAIPEI):
Flight from Hong Kong Airport to SG/MY/TW

Destination: Macau and Hong Kong

Travel dates: 6 June 2015 – 10 June 2015

Season: Summer

Weather: 26 – 31 °C

Total damage: RM 1,476 per person, excluding shopping

RM RM RM RM RM RM RM RM RM SGD HKD
#1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 TOTAL TOTAL TOTAL
Flight ticket, seat selection & Baggage allowance 444 444 444 444 444 706 706 677 4,310 1,596 9,146
Travel insurance 14 14 14 14 14 70 26 148
Hotel in HK (8-9/6) 388 388 388 388 388 388 388 388 3,105 1,150 6,590
Hotel in Macau (6-7/6) 263 263 263 263 263 263 263 263 2,105 780 4,467
One way ferry (Macau – Hong Kong) 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 71 570 211 1,209
Taxi in Macau and Hong Kong 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 261 97 553
Food 264 264 264 264 264 264 264 264 2,108 781 4,474
1,476 1,476 1,476 1,476 1,476 1,725 1,725 1,696 12,528 4,640 26,587

Transportation:

  • Macau – Shuttle bus (Lisboa (葡京娛樂場)-Wynn (永利澳門渡假村)-Starworld (澳門星際酒店)-MGM (美高梅)-Sands (金沙娛樂場)-Macau Fisherman’s Wharf)
  • Macau – Shuttle bus (Lisboa Casino -> Lisboa Casino’s shuttle bus -> Macau Maritime Ferry Terminal -> Galaxy Macau’s shuttle bus > Taipa Village)
  • Macau – Shuttle bus (Taipa Village > Galaxy Macau’s shuttle bus > Venetian)
  • Macau – Shuttle bus (Venetian > Macau Maritime Ferry Terminal > Lisboa > Royal Hotel)
  • If with kids, please take taxi in Macau
  • Hong Kong – MTR (http://www.mtr.com.hk/archive/en/services/routemap.pdf)
  • Ferry from Macau to Hong Kong

Accommodation:

  • Macau – Royal Hotel (room for 2) RM518 per night
  • Hong Kong – Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong (room for 2) RM 315 per night
  • Hong Kong – Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong (room for 4) RM737 per night

 

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Macau – Casino Lisboa
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Macau
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Ruin of St. Paul
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Taipa Village
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Taipa Village
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Taipa Village
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A Symphony of Lights (維多利亞港)
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Hong Kong
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Gold Coast, Australia: The Ultimate Mommy Trip — RM2,684 per person

Day 1 (KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA):
Flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Coolangatta Airport (OOL)

 

Day 2 (GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA):
Collect a pre-rented car at airport & Drive to the city
Shopping at Harbour Town – Nike & Adidas Factory Outlet
Shopping at Pacific Fair Shopping
Shopping at Robina Town Centre

 

Day 3 (KOALA BEAR):
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

 

Day 4 (MT TAMBORINE):
Mt Tamborine Gallery Walk
Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery
Tamborine Estate
Granite & Grape
Witches Falls Cheese factory
Picnic lunch at Botanical gardens
Albert River Valley
The Nut Shed
Thumm Estate

 

Day 5 (THEMEPARK):
Movie World
Wet ‘n’ Wild

 

Day 6 (WHALE WATCHING):
Departing central Surfers Paradise – Whale watching
Sea World

 

Day 7 (GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA):
SkyPoint – on Level 77 & 78 of the iconic Q1 Resort
Flight from Coolangatta Airport (OOL) to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL)

 

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Surfers Paradise
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Harbour Town
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Harbour Town

 

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Koala
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Kangaroo
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Max Brenner Chocolate

 

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Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery
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Mount Tamborine Vineyard & Winery

 

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Themepark
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Themepark

 

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Sea World

 

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View from SkyPoint

 

Destination: Gold Coast, Australia

Travel dates: 22 August 2013 – 28 August 2013

Season: Winter

Weather: 10 – 21 °C

Total damage: RM2,684 per person, excluding shopping

 

RM RM RM RM RM AUD
#1 #2 #3 #4 TOTAL TOTAL
Flight ticket (Malaysia – Krabi)
+ Baggage allowance and in-flight meal
        810         838         810         838       3,296       1,030
Pick a hot seat for our precious mothers            –         110            –         110         220           69
Visa (Met good people and have this done for free)            –            –            –            –            –            –
LCCT airport transfer (2 ways)           40           40           40           40         160           50
Accomodation         445         445         445         445       1,778         556
Rent-a-car for 7 days – VW Passat         220         220         220         220         880         275
Food and fuel         672         672         672         672       2,688         840
Skypoint           69           69           69           69         275           86
Movie World Themepark         240         240         240         240         960         300
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 4 in 1         189         189         189         189         755         236
      2,684       2,822       2,684       2,822     11,012       3,441

Transportation: Rent a car (VW Golf, free upgraded to VW Passat) for 7 days. The rented car has a built-in GPS system.

Accommodation: Capricorn One Apartment, RM 355.60 per night

Bali, Indonesia: I have been a millionaire — RM845 per person

Day 1 (MALAYSIA – BALI):
Flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Denpasar Ngurah Rai airport

 

Day 2 (UBUD):
Babi Guling Chandra as lunch
2-day tour in Ubud
Nuris warung spare rib as dinner
SPA/massage

 

Day 3 (UBUD-KUTA):
2-day tour in Ubud
Dirty Duck as dinner
New year countdown at Kuta Beach

 

Day 4 (KUTA):
Poppies Lane I&II
Matahari Shopping Centre
SPA/Massage
Legian Street

 

Day 5 (BALI – KUALA LUMPUR):
Flight from Denpasar Ngurah Rai airport to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

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Blue Point chapel
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Uluwatu Villa
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Ubud

 

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Kuta

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Indonesia Instant Noodle

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Bali Layer Cake

 

Destination: Bali, Indonesia

Travel dates: 29 December 2011 – 2 January 2012

Season: Rainy season

Weather: 23 – 27 °C

Total damage: RM845 per person, excluding shopping

 

RM RM RM RM RM Rp
#1 #2 #3 #4 TOTAL TOTAL
Flight ticket (Malaysia – Bali) 115.00 115.00 115.00 115.00 460.00 1,314,286
In-flight pick-a-seat, meal & baggage 69.25 69.25 69.25 69.25 277.00 791,429
Transportation to LCCT 18.75 18.75 18.75 18.75 75.00 214,286
Transportation to Kuta town 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 30.00 85,714
Accomodation (Kuta 29/12/2012) 46.50 46.50 46.50 46.50 186.00 531,429
Accomodation (Ubud 30/12/2011) 66.41 66.41 66.41 66.41 265.62 758,914
Accomodation (Kuta 31&01/01/2012) 93.00 93.00 93.00 93.00 372.00 1,062,857
Transportation to Denpasar Airport 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 30.00 85,714
Tour guide (30-31/12/2011) 70.00 70.00 70.00 70.00 280.00 800,000
Transportation from LCCT 18.75 18.75 18.75 18.75 75.00 214,286
Uluwatu 1.05 1.05 1.05 1.05 4.20 12,000
Kecak Dance 17.50 17.50 17.50 17.50 70.00 200,000
GWK (Garuda Wisnu Kencana) 10.50 10.50 10.50 10.50 42.00 120,000
Tanah lot 3.50 3.50 3.50 3.50 14.00 40,000
Expenses 300.00 300.00 300.00 300.00 1,200.00 3,428,571
TOTAL 845.21 845.21 845.21 845.21 3,380.82 9,659,486

 

Transportation: Engaged a local tour guide (dewa_suwat@hotmail.com) to explore Ubud and Kuta

Chiang Mai, Thailand: Taking my 58 and 61 years old parents to water rafting! Are we crazy?

Year 2010, my dad was 61 years old and my mom was 58 years old. Me and my siblings took our parents with us to a trip in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Throwback to the Chiang Mai, Thailand trip, we were all not in the right mind. The trip included elephant trekking, mountain trekking, flying fox and white water rafting!

 

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Elephant Trekking (I am sorry, elephants~)
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Flying Fox in Cage
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Mountaineering

 

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White Water Rafting

 

Destination: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Travel dates: 23 July 2010 – 28 July 2010

Season: Rainy season

Weather: 24 – 32 °C

Flight ticket: Air Asia, RM247.50 per person

Transportation:

  • Rented a motorcycle
  • Signed up a local tour for elephant trekking, mountain trekking, flying fox and white water rafting

 

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