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Travel Contest January 2011 - RM16,500 in Prizes to be won!

Malaysia Travel Contest

Malaysia Asia Travel Contest for January 2011 is back with MORE PRIZES! There is a whopping total of RM16,500 (USD$5,500) in prizes to be won in this contest to welcome in the New Year of 2011. There are NO purchases, NO Tagging, NO forms, NO Uploading Pictures! 

Simply follow the Easy Steps mentioned below, email your answers and you could be one of the winners for the multiple prizes offered in this amazing contest to start the new year!

Malaysia Asia Travel Contest

This has got to be one of the biggest travel contests online for 2011 run by an independent site and also the easiest contest to participate as the requirements are so simple.

You must be thinking, what is the catch? Answer - there is NO CATCH! Just enter and try your luck! Just take a look at the prizes offered below, a total of 11 Prizes plus the Lucky Draw Prizes!



The final draw for the RM5,000 Travel Voucher was done live on the 9th February 2011 with Tourism Selangor's official, Mr. Fazly and videoed in Full HD using a Panasonic HDC-HS700. 

Congratulations to the winner and you are advised to contact me to claim your RM5000 Travel Voucher. 

To the rest who joined this contest, the Sponsors and Malaysia Asia thank you very much for your participation. Winners in the January 2011 Travel Contest should contact me for arranging the prizes.

In total, there were 1022 successful entries received out of an overall 1,500 entries from all around the world.

3rd Feb Draw for 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Prize

Congratulations! The Above are the winners from 7th to 11th Place in the Prize Category.

Please email me at msia.asia [at] gmail.com to arrange for your prize. You are advised to give me your full name, address and contact number in your email. Thank you. 
  1. 188. Hwong Lin Nyiik - 7th Prize Winner
  2. 644. Nurul Hasanah Ramlan - 8th Prize Winner
  3. 846. Nurul Adni Binti Che Omar - 9th Prize Winner
  4. 1013. Shee Kim Aik - 10th Prize Winner
  5. 110. Gan Sze Liang (Singapore) - 11th Prize Winner
  6. 843. Shah Rezan Bin Salleh - 11th Prize Winner

8th Feb Draw for 4th, 5th and 6th Prizes

  1. 3. Nikel Khor- 4th Prize Winner
  2. 126. Tong Hiew Wei - 5th Prize Winner
  3. 261. Chin Weun Ling - 6th Prize Winner

8th Feb Evening Draw for:
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Prizes

Congratulations to the First, Second and Third Prize Winners!! 

  1. 741. Hazel Chong - First Prize!
  2. 209. Penny Low - Second Prize!
  3. 631. Joselle Allyssa Frilles (Philippines) - Third Prize!

Winners, please email me at msia.asia [at] gmail.com to arrange for your prize. You are advised to give me your full name, address and contact number in your email. Thank you.

The Final Draw for GRAND PRIZE, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd will be done on the 8th February Tuesday evening (+8GMT)

GRAND PRIZE WILL BE DRAWN TOMORROW AFTERNOON ( +8GMT 9th Feb) due to popular request from many contestants who are still not back from the Chinese New Year Holidays. 


For the non-English speaking participants, there is a Translator on the Right Side of the Page
  • Untuk peserta Bahasa Malaysia, tolong gunakan 'Translator' di sebelah kanan muka website ini.
  • Chinese: 于中国者,有一种是在面的右 
  • Thai: สำหรับผู้อ่านคนไทยจะมการแปลทางด้านขวาของหน้า 
  • Vietnam: Đối với bạn đọc Việt Nam, có một dịch ở phía bên phải của trang  
  • Japan: 日本の読者は、ページの右側にある翻訳者がいる 
  • Korean: 한국 독자들을 위해, 페이지 오른쪽 번역이있다   
  • Arabic: لقراء العربية ، وهناك مترجم على الجانب الأيمن من الصفحة

Who can join? ANYONE from around the world can join this contest.

Contest Duration 7th January to 31st January 2011 (ENDED)

---------- PRIZES ----------

  • Prize: RM5,000 (US$1,666) CASH VOUCHER for Travel
  • Mechanics: Winner to redeem the voucher with the Tourism Selangor Travel Agent. You can travel to anywhere in the world from anywhere with any number of people!
  • Valid: till 31st Dec 2011.
  • Sponsor: Tourism Selangor
First Prize:
  • Prize: All Expense Paid 4D/3N Trip for 2 to Phuket, Thailand
  • Value: RM2,000
  • Mechanics: Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket and back. The travel period is March 2011 to May 2011 (Valid 3 months). Meals and Tours included on selected days.
  • Sponsor: Ivy Holidays
Second Prize:
  • Prize: 4D/3N Frangipani Resort Langkawi Island Package Garden View Villa for 2 Persons
  • Value: RM2,700
  • Terms: Flight Not Included- Breakfast is included
  • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from March 2011 till Aug 2011
  • Sponsor: Frangipani Resort Langkawi
Third Prize:
  • Prize: 4D/3N Mabul-Sipadan Island Package for 2 Persons
  • Value: RM1,400
  • Terms: Flight Not Included – Package starts from Semporna, Sabah
  • Sponsor: Equator Adventure Tours
Fourth Prize: Nikel Khor
  • Prize: 3D/2N Frangipani Resort Langkawi Island Package Standard Room for 2 Persons
  • Value: RM1,400
  • Terms: Flight Not Included - Breakfast is included
  • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from March 2011 till Aug 2011
  • Sponsor: Frangipani Resort Langkawi
Fifth Prize: Tong Hiew Wei
  • Prize: 3D/2N Stay at Holiday Villa Phnom Penh, Cambodia for 2 Persons
  • Value: RM1,200
  • Terms: Flight Not Included - Breakfast is included
  • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from February 2011 till July 2011
  • Sponsor: Holiday Villa Hotels and Resorts
Sixth Prize: Chin Weun Ling
  • Prize: 2D/1N Frangipani Resort Langkawi Island Package Standard Room for 2 Persons
  • Value: RM700
  • Terms: Flight Not Included - Breakfast is included
  • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from March 2011 till Aug 2011
  • Sponsor: Frangipani Resort Langkawi
Seventh Prize: Hwong Lin Nyiik
  • 3D/2N Stay at Bukit Gambang Resort City Kuantan, Pahang for 4 Persons
  • Includes 4 Water Park Tickets 
  • Family Suite room at the resort
  • Terms: Self Drive - No transportation included
  • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from March 2011 till Aug 2011
  • Sponsor: Bukit Gambang Resort City (BGRC)

      Eight Prize: Nurul Hasanah Ramlan
      • Prize: 2D/1N The Jungle Lodge – Alang Sedayu Package for 2 Persons
      • Value: RM200
      • Terms: Flight Not Included/Self Drive
      • Mechanics: Valid 6 months from March 2011 till Aug 2011
      • Sponsor: Jungle Lodge Alang Sedayu
      Ninth Prize: Nurul Adni Binti Che Omar
      • Prize: Official IRON MAN Helmet
      • Value: RM280 (Mint-in-box)
      • Terms: -
      • Mechanics:-
      • Sponsor: United Pictures International Malaysia (UIP)
      Tenth Prize: Shee Kim Aik
      • Prize: Kopi Cine Cafe RM150 Voucher + RM100 EffBombs Online Shop Voucher
      • Value: RM250
      • Terms: Vouchers are valid for 6 months
      • Mechanics: Present the voucher in Kopi Cine Cafe in Penang, redeem EffBombs Voucher online.
      • Sponsor: Kopi Cine and EffBombs Online Shop
        Eleventh Prize x 2 Winners: Gan Sze Liang (Singapore) & Shah Rezan Bin Salleh
        • Prize: Travelution Magazine Subscription + RM100 EffBombs Online Shop Voucher
        • Total Value: RM160 each
        • Terms: Free Subscription for 12 months (6 copies), RM100 online voucher for EffBombs.
        • Mechanics: Winners will have the magazine delivered to them. Voucher winners can redeem with the EffBombs Online Shop.
        • Sponsor: Travelution Magazine, EffBombs Online Shop

          5 LUCKY DRAW Winners for Free Santai Magazine Subscriptions
          The first 300 entries received will be in a Lucky Draw to win a FREE Santai Magazine Subscription for Six (6) Months. This is a Malay publication so if you are a non-Malay reader, the prize will be redrawn again.

          4 Additional Lucky Draws for RM100 Vouchers at Mezze Bistro and Bar in Kuala Lumpur
          The next 300 entries will be in the running to win a RM100 Cash Voucher each. This is a non-halal outlet in Damansara, Kuala Lumpur so the prize is applicable for non-Muslim entries who are selected in this draw.

          --- HOW TO JOIN THE CONTEST ---

          1. You must Subscribe to Malaysia Asia using your email.
          (Anda perlu berlangganan ke Malaysia Asia menggunakan e-mel anda di bawah)

          Delivered by FeedBurner

          2. You must LIKE the Malaysia Asia Facebook Fan Page.
          3. You must LIKE the Grand Prize Sponsor, Tourism Selangor Facebook Page.

          4. You must LIKE the First Prize Sponsor, Ivy Holidays Facebook Page.
          5. You must SHARE this page on your Facebook wall.

          6. You must answer all the five (5) contest questions correctly.

          Contest Questions

          1. What Street is the Siam Bayshore Hotel located near to?

          2. What is the English Name of Gung Ho Bai Toey Dish at Kinnaree Restaurant in Bangkok?

          3. What is the Other Name for 'Laser Teeth Whitening' at Dental Point Clinic in Pattaya?

          4. Where is the Best Place to see beautiful sunsets in Pattaya?

          5. Which Oil did I choose for the 'Hot Stone Massage' at Lets Relax Spa in Pattaya? 

          Remember to email your answers to:
          msia.asia [at] gmail.com 

          Email Example: 
          Email Title - January Travel Contest 
          Name: Lucy Lim
          Country: Malaysia
          State/District: Selangor
          Contact Number: 011-987654321
          1. [Your answer]
          2. [Your answer]
          3. [Your answer]
          4. [Your answer]
          5. [Your answer]

          After you have submitted your answers via email, I will verify them that you have completed all the 5 steps required #1, #2, #3, #4 and #5 before approving your entry.  

          *An auto-email reply will be sent to you on receiving all entries.
          *If you did not subscribe to my email in step #1, you will automatically be disqualified. 
          *Please note that international winners for all prizes except the Grand Prize will have to find their own way to Malaysia in order to utilize the prizes.
          *Winners from the previous December Travel Contest are not eligible to enter this contest.

          Sponsors Note:

          Tourism Selangor
          The state of Selangor is one of the most pleasant, hassle-free places to visit in South-East Asia. Located in Malaysia, a multicultural nation of friendly, warm-hearted people, it is also one of the most buoyant and wealthy states in the country. Activities in this state include Eco-Tourism, Cultural and Heritage Places, Shopping, Entertainment to the famous Homestay Programs in Selangor. 

          Ivy Holidays
          Ivy Holidays focuses on group and individual travel packages around Malaysia and also Southeast Asia. No strangers to the travel industry, they offer popular packages to Langkawi Island, Redang Island, Genting Highlands, Phuket, Hat Yai and many other places around Malaysia. They specialize in inbound and outbound packages as well. 

          Frangipani Resort Langkawi
          Known as the greenest resort in Malaysia, Frangipani Resort Langkawi has also won numerous awards over the last three years. This secluded and eco-friendly resort is situated on a 400-meter stretch of soft golden sand along Pantai Tengah, southwest of Langkawi. It is also located 10km from Langkawi International Airport and walking distance to restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops.

          Equator Tours
          Equator Adventure Tours specializes in all tours related to Sabah Borneo and around the region of Southeast Asia handling inbound and outbound tours. Some of their signature tours include exploring the world-renowned Maliau Basin or Lost World of Sabah, Visiting the Lost Tribe of the Bonggi and Diving around Mabul and Sipadan Islands

          Holiday Villa Hotels and Resorts
          Holiday Villa Hotels and Resorts is an international hotel brand that provides the conveniences of accommodation, services and amenities that both a business and leisure traveler would appreciate and has hotels and resorts from London to Bali

          Jungle Lodge Alang Sedayu
          Enjoy the tranquillity of nature at the Jungle Lodge Alang Sedayu Malaysia, just a 30 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur. It is found itself is a distinctive timber building which has a clear cool stream running alongside. This creates an ambiance that is amazingly natural, calm and relaxing.

          Kopi Cine Cafe (Straits Collection)
          Kopi Cine is the in-house cafe of Straits Collection in Penang Island, Malaysia that is owned and managed by proprietors of Temple Tree and Bon Ton Langkawi. The Café has separate sections for breakfast, lunch and tapas-style dinners, and an interesting wine menu and one of the best desserts on the island. 

          Mezze Bistro and Bar
          Mezze is one of Malaysia’s finest bistros serving Mediterranean fusion food accompanied by a fantastic jazz lounge and bar. Located in the prime area of Medan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, this tastefully decorated restaurant is that little hidden gem that you have been looking for.

          Travelution Magazine
          Travelution is one of the Malaysian Travel Magazines that cater to those who enjoy photography and traveling. This magazine showcases travel destinations, experiences and also reviews on travel products and travel news from the region.

          Santai Travel Magazine
          Santai is a new local Malay publication travel magazine with 60,000 circulations around Malaysia and is published monthly. The writers focus on many interesting places found throughout Malaysia and Southeast Asia. 

          Universal International Pictures Malaysia
          United International Pictures (UIP) is one of the world's leading film distribution companies. Jointly owned by Paramount and Universal, we bring many of the most exciting films made today to a global audience. Since 1981, we have distributed more than 1,000 movies, including more than 100 Academy Award winners.

          Eff*Bombs Online Fashion Store
          Eff.Bombs is a trendy online store that sells the catchiest fashion and also specializes in unique customized badges done in all sizes for corporate or casual use.

          Bukit Gambang Resort City
          Located in Kuantan, this family fun theme park and resort caters to everyone. Just 2½ hours drive from Kuala Lumpur; while Kuantan folks are just 35km away and Nestled in a secondary forest, Bukit Gambang Resort City provides visitors with a serene environment, lush green surroundings and a great vacation spot. BGRC is also the home of the first and the largest water park in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia; offering a 20-acre lake, 25,000 square feet wave pool with 8 modes of waves, the longest family raft ride and 6-lane racer slide complete with timing scoreboard.

          For those companies interested in sponsoring this contest or future contest, you can also contact me.

          How the winners are selected.
          • Selection of the participants with the correct answers for all the 5 questions and have completed the 6 steps will be included in the random lucky draw.
          • I will use List Randomizer from http://www.random.org/ where a time stamp is produced for transparency in this draw. See the example in the December Travel Contest.
          • Winners will be drawn on the 2nd February 2011 and announced on that same day or the following day.
          • Prize winners will be notified via email, facebook and also posted here on the contest page.
          The Fine Print

          Terms and Conditions
          • Once an entry is submitted, you are in agreement with all the terms and conditions below.
          • Participants must be aged 18 years or above.
          • Closing date of the contest is 31st January 2011, on 23:59, GMT +8 (Malaysian Time)
          • Only one email entry per individual is permitted.
          • Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address.
          • Only one winner will be selected per prize.
          • In the event there is an International Winner for any of the trip Prizes, he/she will have to make their way to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia.
          • In the event there is an International Winner for the Prize to Cambodia, he/she will make their own way to Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
          • Additional expenses not covered by the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner for selected prizes.
          • The winner will be notified by email and must respond to the email within 3 (three) working days or else a new winner will be selected.
          • The winner's name and location may be published in Malaysia Asia.
          • The prizes are strictly non-transferable or redeemable for cash or exchange.
          • Automated/bulk entries and entries from third parties are not permitted and will be disqualified.
          Contest Terms
          • There is no entry fee, no slogan or purchase required for participants.
          • Decisions of the judges are final.
          • Malaysia Asia is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible e-mail or for any computer-related, online, or technical malfunctions that may occur in the submission process.
          • Submissions are considered void if illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft.
          • Submissions will be considered made by an authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.
          • No cash equivalent for the Prize(s). The Prize(s) is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor or Administrator's sole discretion. The Sponsor and the Administrator reserve the right to substitute any listed Prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Any unused portion of the Prize value is forfeited. Neither the Sponsor nor the Administrator is responsible for the weather conditions or activity availability and no refund or credit will be issued and no alternate date will be made available should the selected dates limit any element of the Prize usage.
          • The Grand Prize Winner will have the option to choose any destination he/she wants to go to. It can be in the form of Airline Tickets, Travel Packages or both combined. He/she can travel along or with any number of people for this prize. The prize needs to be redeemed with the Tourism Selangor Official Travel Agent here in Malaysia. Anything above the prize amount of RM5000 shall be paid by the winner. In the event the amount used is under the RM5000 value, there will be no balance given. 
          • The Prize winner for Any Travel Packages will be responsible for the cost of his/her transportation to and from the Resort. The Prize winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documentation including air tickets, passports, and visas, as applicable and for compliance with any customs and immigration requirements. It is recommended that the Prize winner obtain sufficient personal health insurance prior to departure. All expenses and travel costs, including but not limited to, transportation, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes, meals, beverages, room service, entertainment, merchandise, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls, gratuities, applicable taxes, incidentals, and all other expenses not expressly mentioned as included in the Prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner.
          • The odds of winning the Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received up until the point of the drawing. 

          • This contest is open to everyone around the world who is above the legal age of 18 years.
          • Employees, officers, and directors of the main sponsors, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether they are related or not) are not eligible to enter.


          Sy | Singapore Youngest Travel Blogger said...

          Bro , ur business getting better n BIGGER indeed :)

          *Fingers crossed* for this . I'm gonna take part :) heheheh !

          Wahyu Wijanarko said...

          Wow, this is great competition. I'll tweet! Can I join?

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Sy, thanks! Bigger = Better :)

          Wahyu, thank you and PLEASE Join he contest! Anyone can join.

          NOTE: For the Subscription Part in #1 using the Feedburner, it is a POP-UP window, so please disable pop-ups or allow the window to pop up. Alternatively, you can use the Subscribe to Malaysia Asia on the Right Side of the page.

          Thank you.

          syufaa said...

          i've join this, hope that i can win because i didn't win in you last contest..so sad..haha, anyway thanks for doing contest this month! =)

          syufaa said...

          you = your

          Anonymous said...

          how i wanna check the list for the winner before?? i mean 3rd to 6th jan 2011???

          Adam said...

          Wow, what an amazing contest. Tons of great prizes, well done.

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Thanks Syufaa, all about luck in my contest. Hope you have better luck this time for 2011.

          Anon - Just click on the December Contest Link in this posting. All winners are listed there.

          Adam, thanks a lot and appreciate your support. Hope you joined in.


          SSPN-i Plus said...

          Anonymous check here


          Anonymous said...

          This is a terrific contest! I enjoyed reading all of your posts to find out the answers too :)

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Thanks Kei18kun and StruxTravel! Appreciate the help and kind words.


          kaizen shinobi said...

          already sent!!! uhoh! hope to be choosen~ ngeh3

          Ciki said...

          chis oredi liked you wat.. must like you again arrr .. MWUAHAHAHA :P

          Loginbd said...

          hoaw!!!great news....So many prizes are their....thanks for your informative post.

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Kaizen, thank you very much! Good luck to you.

          Cumi, if you already liked, it's ok. Just like the other 2 more. :)

          Longinbd, thank you. Hope you joined the contest.

          FOR YOUR ADDED INFO - There will be a random draw for the first 300 entries received to win some vouchers while the next 300 entries will be in another draw.


          Mariya Paul said...

          nice information...........

          Anonymous said...

          great contest...also offer great info for travel....like this very much...

          Mike Yip said...


          Cumi is right, how many times you want us to like you? BWAHAHAHAH

          Liezl said...

          I joined. Shared it on FB too! Soo nice!

          mie said...

          already join...
          hope lucky this time

          bryanlyt said...

          hahahah pick me pick me! i've never stepped out of Malaysia before (except Singapore), how pathetic :(

          Joshualaw said...

          Woots! Awesome~

          malaysia packages said...

          Thanks for sharing this information.

          Eric said...

          so, only one entry per individual, eh? What are the odds that I will win this? hehe..

          Kiryuu said...

          I tried to share the the page on my facebook wall, but facebook says that it is abusive or spammy. Anyone have any idea?

          Tung Li Qian said...

          I cant share out the page on my facebook. Facebook replied that it is reported as spammy or abusive. Please check in out

          Noypi said...

          great prizes! I am joining! :D

          fye said...

          me ftw!

          don eleazar balboa said...

          thanks for the tip!

          Malaysia Asia said...

          For those who cannot share it using the 'Share' Button, I suggest you manually share it on your wall by copying the link and posting it on your profile. The main reason could be that your FB filters are set to high. Anyhow, just copy the contest page link and insert it in the 'link' part of your status.

          For the rest, thank you for joining and it another 8 days more! Good Luck!

          yantz-yeem said...

          owh need to dable chek!!if not it'll disqualified!!!so scarry!!heheh..

          Syima Emi said...

          Already joined. Hopefully the luck will be mine.

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Ending MIDNIGHT on the 31st of January 2011. Those who have not joined, please do so!

          The rest, GOOD LUCK!

          Results will be announced on the 2nd or 3rd Feb 2011.

          Ms. Candice said...

          Facebook is blocked for me so I can't enter :(

          AiRa's stUfF said...

          can't wait for the result!

          p/s: will there be any problem if i deactivate my facebook? will it affect my chances in this contest?

          Anonymous said...

          next result plz

          Jeremy B said...

          Great list of prizes! Good look to the grand prize winner! Too bad it isn't me - Feb 9 is my birthday! :)

          AiRa's stUfF said...

          happy birthday JEREMY B!!!

          you still have the last chance for the grand prize..

          Malaysia Asia said...

          Congratulations to the 12 Winners.

          The GRAND PRIZE of RM5000 Travel Voucher will be drawn by a Tourism Selangor Official at about 6.30PM-7PM (+8GMT) in Selangor.

          The draw will be on video and then published here on this page. Good luck everyone!

          From Asia And Beyond said...

          Congratulations to the winners!! .... I hope you can host more exciting contests like this.. thanks Malaysia Asia!:)

          Nikel Khor said...

          the prize seem not yet reach my side here...