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Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Den Bosch, The...
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Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

We booked a flight with air asia at 12 Pm, from Kota Bharu to KL.

The time is changed in 11.35 AM.

Only by 45 munitues change we can change the flight.

If we take the boot from 8 am from Perhentian Besar, Bubbles resort, at what time are we then at the airport?

Thank you for response

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Perth, Australia
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1. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Sorry, I don’t understand what you mean by ‘take the boot’. I don’t also understand what you mean by ‘only by 45 minutes change we can change the flight’.

Of course I understand that English is your second language but if you can please explain then we might be able to help you.

Penang Island...
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2. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

This is a useful website for this type of information - https:/…Kota-Bharu

You will see that if there is an 8am ferry you should have plenty of time to get to the airport for your changed flight.

Malaysia
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3. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

It all depends on whether the boat will leave at exactly 8am and driving pace of taxi driver.

Scenario:

8-8.30am - ferry arrive Kuala Besut

8.30am- 8.40am - find a taxi (look for a younger driver who will drive at a decent pace)

8.40-9.40am arrive at airport

Then you have less than 2 hrs for luggage drop/checkin. Do online checkin as your checkin cutoff is 1 hour before flight departure.

I will advise that you contact Air Asia to change to an afternoon flight at no additional charge since they retimed your flight.

Edited: 16 May 2018, 23:33
Singapore, Singapore
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4. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Change to a much later flight to eliminate the stress...

All these ferries & speedboats from the East Coast islands are not always punctual..

Nearly all my ferry trips from these East Coast islands to mainland, were late @ departure..

Late passengers or getting resort staff to the mainland to buy groceries , transport items from resorts to mainland are some of the reasons for this ...

In addition , what if you are so unlucky that there are no taxis just when u need them?

Don't forget you are not the only person alighting from the speedboat at Kuala besut..

If u didn't change your flight timing & u miss your flight because of any reason at all , u will be doubly stressed...

Taxis are often not available when i sometimes need them..

Plenty of them available when i don't need them...

Perth, Australia
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5. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Thank goodness for people with local knowledge. Sorry,it didn’t occur to me that the boot was the boat. Seems I was having one of my well known blonde moments.

Den Bosch, The...
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54 posts
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6. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Thank you for respons,

I contacted airAsia, only when they have a change of 45 minutes its free of charge, by us it is 35 minutes....

So we have to buy new tickets or we give it a try....

I will contact AirAsia again...

Does anybody know a taxi driver witch we can contact on forehand?

Singapore, Singapore
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7. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Hi Travelkat88,

It's probably a spelling mistake LOL by Kootje40 as it's certainly a boat , not a boot , that can get OP from Perhentian to the mainland jetty @ Kuala Besut..

Hi Kootje40 ,

If you are lucky , then you will have the scenario of Post#3 n whereby everyone is punctual ..

I have always like to be at airports more than 2.5 hours earlier(sometimes 4 hours earlier) as i hate to miss flights ...

《《《《 SUGGESTIONS 》》》》》

1) Contact 1 of our Malaysia Tripadvisor members , Jeff J..

I love to go to the islands for their nice beaches but i believe Jeff stays in this area or is a diving instructor there..

He is a local & probably can get you local contacts for a driver to pick up from Kuala besut jetty...

Refer to internet link below to send a Private Message to him..

https:/…jeffjR8392DS

2) Contact a local travel agent like those below, to fetch u from jetty to the airport.

https://m.facebook.com/rnrbudgetholiday

https:/…

https:/…

https://www.sampugitaholidays.com.my/…

Ive never had the stress that u have now...

I plan my travelling to be longer & i take cheap bus rides..

In the event that somehow things do not go right for you , there are buses from Kuala Besut & Kota Bharu Bus Terminals, that goes to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan(TBS) located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur...

Cheers & Happy Planning

Den Bosch, The...
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54 posts
16 reviews
8. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

Thank you for response.

Boot is Dutch for boat :))

I will contact Jeff.

Den Bosch, The...
Level Contributor
54 posts
16 reviews
9. Re: Air Asia time change, are we able to catch our flight

I arranged transfer with

https:/…

Good communication, and quick respons,

Thank you for the link Ddayrncm

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