Wildlife, untouched jungle (Borneo rainforest is one of the oldest rainforests in the world), unique fauna and flora are the first things that springs to mind when you think of Borneo. If you want to discover this incredible island we have an interesting deal for you. Based on joint service of Qatar Airways and Malaysian Airlines (both belongs to one of the best airlines in the world – ranked 5* by Skytrax) you may purchase cheap flights from UK (London or Manchester) to Borneo (Kuching or Kota Kinabalu) from just Ł502 (€606)!
*UPDATE* – Apart of the flights ex UK you may also look for the connection from Dublin. In this case the airfare is a bit higher and starts at still interesting €661. Booking is possible via Ebookers.ie.
Both Kuching and Kota Kinabalu belongs to Malaysian part of Borneo and the flights are available to both destinations for similar price. In addition you may also book open-jaw flights from London to Kuching/Kota Kinabalu giving you great opportunity to discover Borneo, the third largest island in the world and the largest of Asia. (you may also refer to the booking sample below this entry).
Travel dates availalbe
The flights ex Manchester are just slightly higher than from London. In case of interest please look for travel dates with departure from now till the end of June 2014.
Travel date samples:
5. – 25.2.
10. – 25.3.
9. – 29.4.
27.4. – 10.5.
11. – 26.5.
8. – 28.6.
How to book
In case of interest please book through booking agent Ebookers. As usually you may use “-+ 3 days” search button for the best result possible. (this is recommended even in case of you consider to book open-jaw flights – firstly look up the travel dates you are looking for as you can not use this took for multi city searches). Once you look up the flights using 3 days tool you may firstly find the flights at higher level but once you choose your travel date it can sometimes get lowered in next step.
When to visit Borneo
This could be quite tricky question since Borneo is world´s third largest island. For casual tourists Borneo is a place to visit any time through the year.
Kuching for example the wet season lasts from November to February and the dry season from June to August
Kota Kinabalu – the driest months are February and March and most rainfall appears in the months around October.
Open jaw flights from London to Borneo. Departing on 2nd of February from London to Kuching and returning from Kota Kinabalu back to UK on 24th of February 2014:
Roundtrip flight to Borneo from Manchester for Ł505. Departing on 5th of February from Manchester to Kuching and returning from Borneo back to UK on 25th of February.