The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei

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This practical travel guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei features detailed factual travel tips and points-of-interest structured lists of all iconic must-see sights as well as some off-the-beaten-track treasures. Our itinerary suggestions and expert author picks of things to see and do will make it a perfect companion both, ahead of your trip and on the ground. This Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei guide book is packed full of details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information and top time-saving tips, including a visual list of things not to miss. Our colour-coded maps make Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei easier to navigate while you’re there. This guide book to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei has been fully updated post-COVID-19 and it comes with a free eBook.

The Rough Guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei covers: Kuala Lumpur, the west coast, the interior, the east coast, the south, Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei and Singapore.

Inside this Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei travel guide you’ll find:


Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Mount Kinabalu, to family activities in child-friendly places like Georgetown, or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like the Cameron Highlands.


Essential pre-departure information including Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


Includes carefully planned routes covering the best of Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, which give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter of this Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei travel guide includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for shopping, wildlife-watching and enjoying adventurous activities like river rafting, cave exploration and rainforest-trekking.


Rough Guides' rundown of Kuala Lumpur, the west coast, the interior, the east coast, the south, Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei and Singapore’s best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, even in a short time.


Written by Rough Guides’ expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, this Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei guide book will help you find the best places, matching different needs.


Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter of this travel guide to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei features fascinating insights into Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Perhentian Islands and the spectacular Kelabit Highlands.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Kuala Lumpur,  Georgetown, and many more locations in Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei, reduce the need to go online.


With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.


Free eBook download with every purchase of this guide book to Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei allows you to access all of the content from your phone or tablet, for on-the-road exploration. 

Book Details

ISBN: 9781839058363
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 7/18/2023
Pages: 592
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each printed guide published from May 2019 

Format: 129 x 198mm

Price: £14.99-£26.99 | $13.99-$34.99

Extent: 616–1208 page


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5.0 out of 5, 4 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Handy guide book

Reviewed on December 24, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Bought this for a friend who is moving to Brunei for work and they were very happy with it. Good source of information.

Amazon Customer

Great imformitive travel guide, probably the best in the genre

Reviewed on June 16, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Great imformitive travel guide, probably the best in the genre

Amazon Customer

Excellent planning tool

Reviewed on April 10, 2020
Paperback | Verified

Really informative and appealing book. Planned our three week trip using this. Preferred it to lonely planet as I found it more attractive and user friendly.

Good local tips and recommendations. Have bought rough guides book for future trips, would highly recommend.

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