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Flight Deal: Fly From New York To Kuala Lumpur For $444
This flight deal is almost to good to be true. China Eastern Airlines has a deal from New York’s JFK airport to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for only $444. You can find this deal via Priceline through Kayak.
Dates for this deal span from late September through mid March. Act fast, because at almost 50% less than its normal fare, this deal won’t be around long.
If you tuned in to our live Facebook chat with @thecheapgod, then you know how exciting Kuala Lumpur can be for people of color.
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This thriving Malaysian city is home to a large Black Expat community and there is something for all interests.
Many visitors opt to stay in one of several high-rises via Airbnb. The most popular is The Face Suites. This all-suite hotel concept comprising of 200 luxury units is perfect for the solo traveler or any one looking to save a little money. Be sure to check out the Instagram worthy rooftop pool located on the 51st floor.
Within a 5-minute walk of this hotel, you will find a metro station that can help you get around the city for very cheap. Just a short walk farther you can find the free pink bus that takes visitors and locals to various neighborhoods at no cost.
Bukit Bintang is a popular neighborhood in Kuala Lumpur that features lots of shopping and food. Find your pick of high end stores all the way down to local shops selling Malaysian favorites.
Don’t miss the famous night market which serves various Asian cuisine from the late afternoon all the way until 4am.
Hop on the subway and take the Batu Caves train all the way to the last stop to see the amazing gold statue that guards the caves. Walk the stairs to the top to take part in a famous Indian ritual which is normally done barefoot. Just be careful of the wild monkeys running around, as they may steal your food or even your purse.
Last but not least, you can’t go to Kuala Lumpur and not get a picture in front of the Petronas Towers. These unique twin buildings are the face of Kuala Lumpur.
You don’t want to miss this deal, so act quick.