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What's Included
Your DreamTrip includes 5 days and 4 nights in Penang, Malaysia, as well as:
• Full-day tour of Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation and Ipoh Old Town; includes entrance fees, transportation and gratuities for the tour guide and driver.
• Full-day city tour of Penang; includes entrance fees, transportation and gratuities for the tour guide and driver.
• English- or Mandarin-speaking guide.
• Welcome ice cream upon arrival.
• 1 local tea break.
• 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 1 dinner.
• An In-destination Support team member will be provided on this trip. Their goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips™ experience from landing to liftoff. They host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more.



Transportation

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Penang International Airport (PEN), approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Airport Transfers

Round-trip airport transfers are included from:
Penang International Airport (PEN) to the hotel on May 30 at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. or 6 p.m.
The hotel to Penang International Airport (PEN) on June 3 at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., noon or 3 p.m.

To arrange your airport transfers, please submit flight details HERE by May 16.

Please note: Transfers are provided only for the airport(s), dates and times listed above.



This trip will close by April 23.

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Hotel Details
The G Hotel Kelawai is adjacent to Jalan Kelawai, a busy George Town thoroughfare. Guests are encouraged to walk to nearby attractions — from temples and restaurants to shopping venues — or to use the hotel’s bicycles for exploring Penang. The 23rd-floor Gravity Bar offers the perfect place for relaxing and enjoying the sunset and nighttime city views.

Hotel features:
• 1 restaurant, 1 lounge and 1 bar.
• 1 rooftop infinity pool.
• Fitness center.
• Complimentary G cycle for sightseeing.
• Access to facilities at G Hotel Gurney.
• Rooms available with accessibility and mobility features.

Deluxe Room accommodations with:
• 1 king bed or 2 single beds. Extra bed available.
• Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. (Please note: An extra bed is required for occupancy of 2 adults and 2 children. Contact Travel Support for availability and booking.)
• Bathroom with hairdryer.
• In-room safe.
• 55-inch, high-definition LED smart television.
• Coffee machine.
• Complimentary minibar.
• Complimentary Wi-Fi.

Check-in: 3 p.m.
Checkout: noon.
Minimum check-in age is 21.

G Hotel Kelawai
2 Persiaran Maktab
Penang 10250, Malaysia



Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click BOOK IT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Policies section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements

By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card. I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of WorldVentures™ and Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia or WorldVentures.
  • Destination
    Penang, known as “The Pearl of the Orient,” is located on the northwest coast of Malaysia and is spread between a mainland and Penang Island. It boasts world-heritage architecture, sandy beaches, lush rainforests, colonial-era churches and ancient temples. Add to this an abundance of dining options, and Penang is among the most popular travel destinations in Malaysia.

    The region’s cuisine is unique and varied, thanks to a mix of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Peranakan cultures. Food is available on nearly every street corner — not just confined to restaurants and cafes — and is cooked in small batches ready to eat on the spot. Try assam laksa, a spicy noodle soup that combines Chinese and Malay cuisine, or sambal udang, a well-known Peranakan dish of prawns in chili.
  • Platinum Inclusions
    On top of other exciting excursions, Platinum Members will be treated to an exclusive, half-day tour on Day 4 (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.). Start with a batik-painting activity and keep your masterpiece as a souvenir — you may notice that batik is popular throughout Asia and can be seen on many textile products, from skirts to tablecloths. Then, transfer to Tropical Fruit Farm for a tour and to taste local, seasonal fruit.

    Life is great when you’re a Platinum Member!
  • Itinerary
    Day 1

    Arrive at the airport and meet our representative in the arrivals lobby for your transfer to the hotel (representative available from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.).
    Transfer to the hotel at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. or 6 p.m.
    Check into the hotel at any time after 3 p.m.
    Enjoy complimentary ice cream upon arrival.
    9 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
    7 p.m.: Malaysian-style buffet welcome dinner at the hotel.

    Day 2

    6:30-8 a.m.: International buffet breakfast at the hotel.
    8 a.m. – 6 p.m.: Full-day tour of Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation and Ipoh Old Town; includes entrance fees, lunch, transportation and gratuities for the tour guide and driver.
    • 8 a.m.: Pickup from the hotel and transfer to Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation in the state of Perak (about 1.5 hours).
    • Visit this sanctuary dedicated to the well-being of Bornean orangutans.
    • Noon: Chinese-style, set-menu lunch at a local restaurant. Enjoy a lunch that features Ipoh bean sprouts and steamed chicken.
    • Transfer to Ipoh Old Town and explore Concubine Lane, the vast collection of art murals and the Ipoh railway station.
    • 6 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
    The rest of the evening at your leisure.

    Day 3

    6:30-9 a.m.: International buffet breakfast at the hotel.
    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Full-day city tour of Penang; includes entrance fees, lunch, afternoon tea break, transportation and gratuities for the tour guide and driver.
    • 9 a.m.: Pickup from the hotel.
    • Visit City Hall.
    • Stop for a photo opportunity at Fort Cornwallis.
    • See the Queen Victoria memorial clock tower.
    • Travel down Armenian Street.
    • Explore Chew jetty at the Clan Jetties.
    • Noon: Peranakan-style, set-menu lunch at a local restaurant.
    • Continue the tour via trishaw.
    • Visit Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Wonderfood Museum.
    • Enjoy an afternoon tea break with durian egg tart and Hainanese black coffee.
    • 5 p.m.: Return to the hotel.
    The rest of the evening at your leisure.

    Day 4

    6:30-10:30 a.m.: International buffet breakfast at the hotel.
    A day at your leisure.

    Day 5

    6:30-10:30 a.m.: International buffet breakfast at the hotel.
    The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout and your flight.
    Check out of the hotel by noon.
    Transfer to the airport at 6 a.m., 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m.

    Itinerary subject to change.
  • Additional Information
    Please contact Travel Support if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or any other questions about this trip.

    Please note: At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
  • Policies
    Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 36 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a full refund. If you cancel within 35 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded.

    *This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. Therefore, in the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.


    Name Change Policy: If you change any name(s) on your booking 30 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll be charged a fee of US$50 per name change. Name changes are not permitted within 30 days of the start date of your trip.

    Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.

    Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

    In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.

    Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up-to-date before you leave!
    It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.

    Make sure that you request a name change or room change at least 31 or more days before the 1st day of your trip. Due to contractual supplier policies, we may not be able to confirm requested name or room changes to existing bookings for trips that are scheduled to travel within 30 days of your request.

    Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.

    Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.

    Pricing shown is for each person, and is based on 2 adults per room.

    Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.