Honeymoons in Malaysia
Malaysia is blessed with outstanding natural beauty. Ancient tropical rainforest meets powdery white sands and blue seas. The islands of Langkawi and Pangkor Laut are popular destinations for idyllic beach retreats and are a striking contrast to the vivacious city of Kuala Lumpur with its bustling Chinatown and unique blend of colonial, modern and Islamic architecture.
An eclectic mix of culture, Malaysia boasts stunning beaches, fantastic shopping and great adventure.
With some beautiful dive sites, couples can see stunning coral reefs and wreck sites that are just waiting to be explored. If you would rather stay above the water then a guided jungle trek might be for you, if you’re lucky you may even get to see an elusive orang-utan during your trek.
If you want to experience some fantastic shopping then Kuala Lumpur has it all, from designer labels to one-off antiques – you will find it all in this busy city. After a hard days shopping, what better thing to do than to visit one of the world renowned spas and enjoy some self-indulgent relaxation before walking hand in hand along one of the many idyllic beaches.
Key Facts for Malaysia
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Language: Bahasa Malaysia
Flight time: 13 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Malaysia
Malaysia's climate is generally warm, humid and sunny all year round. Langkawi is best visited from October to June.
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Getting Married in Malaysia
Located in South East Asia, Malaysia is a destination full of culture and variety when it comes to planning your wedding abroad. From the luscious island of Langkawi to the modern high rise buildings and towers housed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia can offer you the very best in service when it comes to planning your destination wedding. Malaysia can be reached from the UK directly by a number of airline carriers, and then shorter flights are used to hop over to the beautiful islands surrounding the country. Singapore can be reached via a bridge, and getting around in Malaysia is extremely easy. If you choose Malaysia for your wedding abroad then why not stay on and experience your honeymoon there as well.
The couple must obtain a marriage license from the Registration Office and supply all necessary documentation. The normal procedure involves submitting an application at the District Registration Department, however this requires the couple to have been resident in Malaysia for a minimum of 7 days and the license could then take up to 21 days to process. You will also require –
Original copies of Birth Certificates and Passports
4 x passport photographs
If a divorcee, proof of Decree Absolute is required.
If a widow/widower, copy of Death Certificate is required.
Both parties need a statutory declaration stating their marital status from the British
See website below for further information - http://malaysia.angloinfo.com/family/marriage-partnerships/marriage-requirements/
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