Singapore, Malaysia reopen land border amid worries over the Omicron variant

29 November 2021 Singapore and Malaysia reopened one of the world’s busiest land borders on Monday, allowing vaccinated travellers to cross after nearly two years of being shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although travellers welcomed the chance to reunite with family and friends, there were concerns the border might be closed again due to … Continue reading Singapore, Malaysia reopen land border amid worries over the Omicron variant

Emotional reunions at KLIA on first day of Malaysia-Singapore air VTL

29 November 2021 Emotions ran high at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as the Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by Air (VTL-Air) kicked off today to allow quarantine-free travelling for fully vaccinated individuals. Forced by the lockdown imposed to curb the Covid-19 outbreak for more than two years, families were finally reunited when passengers … Continue reading Emotional reunions at KLIA on first day of Malaysia-Singapore air VTL

First flight under VTL-Air from Singapore to Malaysia arrives at KLIA to water cannon salute

29 November 2021 Malaysia’s main international gateway KL International Airport (KLIA) implemented the Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by air (VTL-Air) on Monday (Nov 29), allowing quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated individuals. The first VTL-Air flight from Singapore ferrying 240 passengers onboard Singapore Airlines SQ108 landed at KLIA at 9.25 am and was greeted with … Continue reading First flight under VTL-Air from Singapore to Malaysia arrives at KLIA to water cannon salute

Vaccinated travel lane by air kicks off at KLIA for Malaysia-Singapore travel

29 November 2021 Malaysia’s main international gateway Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) implemented the Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by air (VTL-air) on Monday (Nov 29), allowing quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated individuals. The first VTL flight from Singapore ferrying 240 passengers on board Singapore Airlines SQ108 landed at KLIA at 9.25am and was greeted … Continue reading Vaccinated travel lane by air kicks off at KLIA for Malaysia-Singapore travel

Malaysia VTL (Air): A Guide To The Entire Process, From PCR Tests To Documents To Prepare Before You Travel

24 November 2021 The hotly anticipated Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) with Malaysia kicks off Nov 29, where quarantine-free travel will be allowed between Singapore and Malaysia. A land VTL will also launch Nov 29 between Singapore and Malaysia via the Causeway, but entry to Malaysia under the land VTL is restricted to Malaysian citizens, PRs … Continue reading Malaysia VTL (Air): A Guide To The Entire Process, From PCR Tests To Documents To Prepare Before You Travel

Singapore-Malaysia land VTL to start on 29 Nov, initial daily quota of 2,900 travellers

24 November 2021 The long-awaited land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia will launch next Monday (29 November), with travellers crossing via the Causeway on designated VTL buses. Travellers must be citizens, permanent residents or long-term pass holders of the country they are entering, said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on Wednesday. This … Continue reading Singapore-Malaysia land VTL to start on 29 Nov, initial daily quota of 2,900 travellers

SIA apologises for confusion over email on quarantine requirement for VTL passengers to Malaysia

23 November 2021 Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Tuesday (Nov 23) apologised for any confusion caused by an email to customers that contained information about quarantine requirements for passengers on vaccinated travel lane (VTL) flights to Malaysia. Under the travel arrangement, fully vaccinated passengers need not serve quarantine upon arrival. However, customers who had booked the … Continue reading SIA apologises for confusion over email on quarantine requirement for VTL passengers to Malaysia

We’re ready for Vaccinated Travel Lane, says immigration DG

23 November 2021 The immigration department is ready for the implementation of the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) with Singapore which is scheduled to begin on Nov 29. Immigration director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud said the department had made thorough preparations to ensure the programme ran smoothly. “This includes adequate preparation in terms of manpower as well … Continue reading We’re ready for Vaccinated Travel Lane, says immigration DG

Immigration Dept ready for implementation of ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane’ on Nov 29

23 November 2021 The Immigration Department is ready for the implementation of the “Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL)“, which is scheduled to begin on Nov 29. Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud said the department has made thorough preparations to ensure the programme runs smoothly. “This includes adequate preparation in terms of manpower as well as … Continue reading Immigration Dept ready for implementation of ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane’ on Nov 29

Scoot Airlines increases flight frequency to Malaysia

20 November 2021 Singapore’s Scoot airlines is increasing passenger services between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur (KL) with the addition of four-times weekly designated for the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights. The bilateral VTL arrangement between Singapore and Malaysia supports quarantine-free travel between both countries. Scoot’s designated VTL flights, TR472/TR473 between Singapore will commence from November … Continue reading Scoot Airlines increases flight frequency to Malaysia

How to travel from Singapore to Malaysia by air through the Vaccinated Travel Lane

19 November 2021 Travellers from Singapore must travel on VTL-designated services between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) will commence with six services which will operate once daily. Malaysia’s Ministry of Transport has released a set of guidelines detailing how to enter Malaysia from Singapore via air, through … Continue reading How to travel from Singapore to Malaysia by air through the Vaccinated Travel Lane

Singapore – Malaysia VTL to have 6 daily flights between Changi Airport & KLIA ‘for a start’: CAAS

19 November 2021 Non-S’pore residents travelling to S’pore from M’sia can apply for travel pass from Nov 22, 2021 Quarantine-free travel between Singapore and Malaysia is set to resume from Nov. 29, in the form of a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) for flights between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The Civil Aviation Authority … Continue reading Singapore – Malaysia VTL to have 6 daily flights between Changi Airport & KLIA ‘for a start’: CAAS

Six airlines to operate daily VTL flights between Singapore and KL from Nov 29

18 November 2021 Six airlines will operate daily designated flights under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme between Singapore and Malaysia for a start, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said in a statement on Thursday (Nov 18). These flights, which will begin from Nov 29, will be serviced by AirAsia, Jetstar Asia, Malaysia … Continue reading Six airlines to operate daily VTL flights between Singapore and KL from Nov 29

Johor Chief Minister claims land VTL between S’pore & Johor effective on Nov. 29: M’sian media

18 November 2021 Singaporeans working in Johor Bahru may be able to travel to JB soon. A land-based Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Singapore and the Malaysian state of Johor may be implemented as early as Nov. 29, according to a claim made by the Chief Minister of Johor Hasni Mohammad. On Nov. 18, Hasni … Continue reading Johor Chief Minister claims land VTL between S’pore & Johor effective on Nov. 29: M’sian media

Malaysia-Singapore land VTL to open simultaneously with air travel VTL on Nov 29

18 November 2021 Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad today confirmed that the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) via the Causeway and Second Link will be opened simultaneously with the VTL between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on November 29. “I have good news to share. We have been in constant communication with … Continue reading Malaysia-Singapore land VTL to open simultaneously with air travel VTL on Nov 29

Transport Ministry announces requirements for Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane by air

18 November 2021 The Transport Ministry on Thursday announced the requirements for the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by air for travellers from Singapore to Malaysia which will begin on Nov 29. In a statement, the Ministry said travellers from Singapore do not need to apply to travel to Malaysia under the VTL since the entry … Continue reading Transport Ministry announces requirements for Malaysia-Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane by air

Johor MB: Land VTL via Causeway, Second Link to open along with air VTL on Nov 29

18 November 2021 Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad confirmed on Thursday that the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) via the Causeway and Second Link will be opened simultaneously with the VTL between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Nov 29. “I have good news to share. We have been in constant communication … Continue reading Johor MB: Land VTL via Causeway, Second Link to open along with air VTL on Nov 29

Quarantine-free air VTL for fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore

18 November 2021 Fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore will be able to travel to Malaysia under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) by air from Nov 29 without having to undergo quarantine upon arrival. Transport Ministry, in a statement today, said travellers must use the VTL designated services between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport … Continue reading Quarantine-free air VTL for fully vaccinated travellers from Singapore

Separated families hope Malaysia-Singapore land border reopens along with KLIA-Changi VTL on Nov 29

19 November 2021 The reopening of the border between Malaysia and Singapore will be great news for those who have been separated from their families since March last year. Johor Mentri Besar adviser Datuk Tee Siew Kiong said talks between both governments about land travel under a “Vaccinated Travel Lane-like arrangement” has given the people … Continue reading Separated families hope Malaysia-Singapore land border reopens along with KLIA-Changi VTL on Nov 29

Industry associations upbeat on Malaysia-Singapore travel lane

13 November 2021 Economic sectors relying heavily on the travel industry stand to benefit when the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Changi International Airport takes off on Nov 29. The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) said the VTL was the first step towards rebuilding tourism. … Continue reading Industry associations upbeat on Malaysia-Singapore travel lane

Malaysia-Singapore to launch VTL between Changi and KLIA – PM Ismail Sabri and PM Lee Hsien Loong

11 November 2021 Malaysia and Singapore will launch a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) from 29 Nov, 2021. This was stated in a joint statement by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pix) and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong, issued after both leaders spoke … Continue reading Malaysia-Singapore to launch VTL between Changi and KLIA – PM Ismail Sabri and PM Lee Hsien Loong

Bookings for Singapore-KL flights spike despite lack of VTL flight details

10 November 2021 Bookings for flights between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur have spiked in the past day, even though details such as the designated Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights have yet to be announced. But many Malaysians in Singapore are still holding back in the hope that the eased border restrictions will be extended to … Continue reading Bookings for Singapore-KL flights spike despite lack of VTL flight details

Penang to Putrajaya: Include Penang International Airport in VTL between Malaysia and Singapore

11 November 2021 Penang has urged Putrajaya to include the Penang International Airport (PIA) in Bayan Lepas in the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) arrangement between Malaysia and Singapore that is set to take effect from Nov 29. According to state Tourism and Creative Economy Committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin, PIA’s inclusion in the Malaysia-Singapore VTL … Continue reading Penang to Putrajaya: Include Penang International Airport in VTL between Malaysia and Singapore

Searches to Singapore by Malaysian travellers rises five-fold

11 November 2021 AGODA has revealed that the search data for travelers from Malaysia to Singapore increased five-fold immediately following the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) announcement on Nov 8, compared to the average daily search data a week before. The surge in searches on its platform increased following the announcement of VTL between Kuala Lumpur … Continue reading Searches to Singapore by Malaysian travellers rises five-fold

Johor wants land travel VTL to open simultaneously with air travel VTL on Nov 29

11 November 2021 Johor wants the cross-border Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) via the Johor Causeway and Second Link to be opened simultaneously with the VTL for quarantine-free air travel between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Nov 29. Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad said the matter had been discussed with the … Continue reading Johor wants land travel VTL to open simultaneously with air travel VTL on Nov 29

Malaysia-S’pore land travel likely to resume once issues settled, says KL’s envoy

11 November 2021 The introduction of the Singapore-Malaysia Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) for air travellers beginning on Nov 29 is the first step in reopening travel between the two countries in the near future, said the Malaysian High Commissioner to Singapore. Datuk Azfar Mohamad Mustafar said the relevant agencies in Malaysia and Singapore were ironing … Continue reading Malaysia-S’pore land travel likely to resume once issues settled, says KL’s envoy

Johor eatery owners waiting for reopening of land border between Malaysia and S’pore

11 November 2021 Johor restaurant owners are looking forward to the setting up of a land-based Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between the Malaysian southern state and Singapore. While they welcomed the VTL announcement between Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), where fully vaccinated travellers would not need to be quarantined, many felt that … Continue reading Johor eatery owners waiting for reopening of land border between Malaysia and S’pore

Penang hopes airport will be included in Vaccinated Travel Lane with Singapore

10 November 2021 The Penang state government hopes the Federal Government will consider including Penang International Airport (PIA) in the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Malaysia and Singapore as this is set to benefit the country’s manufacturing landscape. State tourism and creative economy committee chairman Yeoh Soon Hin said in a statement on Wednesday (Nov … Continue reading Penang hopes airport will be included in Vaccinated Travel Lane with Singapore

Excited to head home under VTL

10 November 2021 Malaysians working in Singapore are excited to be able to head home soon under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) after being away from their family for close to two years. Social media lead Ishneesha Swee Yin was thrilled upon learning the good news, saying that she could finally reunite with her family … Continue reading Excited to head home under VTL

Bookings for Singapore-KL flights spike despite lack of VTL flight details

10 November 2021 Bookings for flights between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur have spiked in the past day, even though details such as the designated Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights are yet to be announced. But many Malaysians in Singapore are still holding back in the hope that the eased border restrictions will be extended to … Continue reading Bookings for Singapore-KL flights spike despite lack of VTL flight details

KLIA-Changi travel lane will speed up M’sia-Singapore land border reopening, says exco member

9 November 2021 The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Changi Airport will speed up land border reopening with Singapore. State investment, cooperatives, entrepreneurship development and human resource committee chairman Datuk Mohd Izhar Ahmad hinted that the land border with the island republic could reopen soon. “I do not want … Continue reading KLIA-Changi travel lane will speed up M’sia-Singapore land border reopening, says exco member

VTL will expedite reopening of Johor-Singapore border

9 November 2021 The implementation of the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) between Singapore’s Changi Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is expected to expedite the reopening of the Johor-Singapore border. Johor state exco of the Investment, Entrepreneur, Cooperative and Human Resource Committee Datuk Mohd Izhar Ahmad said the VTL gives the impression that the … Continue reading VTL will expedite reopening of Johor-Singapore border

Malaysia and Singapore to begin quarantine-free travel between KLIA-Changi from 29 November

8 November 2021 Malaysia and Singapore have jointly announced that both countries will begin cross-border air travel through the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) which will begin from 29th November 2021. This was announced by both Malaysia Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. As both countries have made good progress … Continue reading Malaysia and Singapore to begin quarantine-free travel between KLIA-Changi from 29 November

Singapore, Malaysia to allow quarantine-free travel between KLIA and Changi from Nov 29

8 November 2021 Malaysia and Singapore will allow quarantine-free travel between both countries for individuals fully inoculated against Covid-19 at the end of this month. In a joint statement this evening, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong announced that a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) would be launched … Continue reading Singapore, Malaysia to allow quarantine-free travel between KLIA and Changi from Nov 29