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    Hi all,

    We (DH, DS5 and I) are going to Thailand this year and are going to spend an additional 5 days in either Singapore or Malaysia.

    We are not sure which to pick - we like sight seeing, the food is a big part of our trip, some shopping and just general relaxing.

    For those who have been to both or to either country, which place do you suggest that we visit?

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    We took our kids (3,5 and 7) for a week to Singapore last April. Was the best trip. We went to Underwater World, the Butterfly & Bird Park, Singapore Zoo, Universal studios as well as shopping and sitting in the hotel pool. Can't wait till we can go back again

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    I absolutely love both but I'd probably chose Singapore

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    Default Singapore or Malaysia?

    I'd go to Singapore with a few nights in Bintan

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    we literally got back from Singapore today. Had 6 days there with 3 kids and it was great. So much to do. very safe and very clean. I've spent a lot of time in Asia (Vienam, Thailand and Hong Kong with work) and DH regularly travels to China for work but we both agreed Singapore was so easy for kids.

    I've not been to Malaysia so can't compare.

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    We are taking the kids to KL and Langkawi this year, And singapore is on the cards too at some point in the next 5 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kw123 View Post
    I'd go to Singapore with a few nights in Bintan
    This. We had 5 days in Singapore and felt it was too long. I wished we'd gone to Bintan!

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    Singapore. I used to live there. It's great for shopping, food and very clean and safe. And transportation is fantastic too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by babyla View Post
    This. We had 5 days in Singapore and felt it was too long. I wished we'd gone to Bintan!
    Sooo relaxing!

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    I just reread your OP and now thinking about it I wouldn't describe Singapore as relaxing necessarily. It depends on what you want to do and the age of you DSS. We packed a lot into each day and then took advantage of the hotel swimming pool for downtime, but there was definitely not a lot of relaxing about. But my kids are 7, 3 and nearly 2 and after about 15 minutes of "relaxing" hit us with "we're bored".


 

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