According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Kuching is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United States to Kuching in the afternoon for as low as $657. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. Try not to purchase tickets in the evening because they tend to be around $1,217. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
If you are planning a flight to Kuching and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of January, February, and March. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Kuching, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Those looking for a great museum with interesting exhibits should take time out of their trip to Kuching to go see Sarawak Museum. Sarawak Museum is particularly popular with tourists when the weather in Kuching is not ideal. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Hills Shopping Mall.
Simanggang Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Kuching.
Currently, Malaysia travel restrictions include travel to Kuching. Malaysia has restricted entry to all travelers through at least December 31, except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status. Travelers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit and a printed entry permit from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and students with a student pass for a Malaysian institution may also enter the country. From August 17, all foreign residents who are returning to the country will be required to complete an application on the MYEntry online platform. On July 11, Malaysian Immigration issued updated guidelines for expatriate, skilled worker, and knowledge worker pass holders and their dependents to request permission to return to Malaysia. These guidelines also include instructions for pass holders currently in Malaysia who wish to depart and then return to Malaysia. Check the Malaysian Immigration website for more information. All arriving travelers will be tested on arrival, and are subject to a 14-day quarantine requirement in a government facility. All costs for the quarantine are borne by the traveler. Travelers will be required to download the MySejahtera application and will be issued a wristband for identification and monitoring by the authorities during their quarantine period. Travelers may not transfer from international flights to domestic flights, except for Malaysian nationals who are traveling to Sabah or Sarawak. Foreigners may not enter Sabah without prior approval, which must be requested in advance from the Sabah State Secretary (Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Sabah) at email@example.com. Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia BEFORE the MCO began on March 16 may enter Sarawak without quarantine, but must request advance permission from the Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC). Foreigners with valid visas or work permits who entered Malaysia during the MCO will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a government facility at their own expense, and must first request advance permission from SDMC. As of July 28, all foreigners who enter Sarawak from overseas will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing on the second and tenth day. They will be responsible for covering the costs of their quarantine and testing. More information is available here. Airline crew must present a "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival, are subject to quarantine until their next flight, and must install the 'MySejahtera' app. If you are planning to travel to Kuching at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.