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trip to Semborna

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trip to Semborna

Hello all

Thank you for replying to my thread yesterday and advise me to stay on Semporna.

A couple more questions to help me plan my trip:

-Is Semporna currently still in orange warning- the map I can see on gov.uk shows it in green? But then the French one shows the whole area in red?

- where would you recommend staying in Semporna? My partner wants to dive in the Sipadans, we are staying 5 days

-Is it easy to get insurance despite all the warnings?

Many thanks :)

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1. Re: trip to Semborna

No ways you would get insurance coverage at this high risk area.

Semporna is one of the safer place ,the speed boat at the jetty is one of the gateway to Sipadan for day visiting only,you are not allow to stay at Sipadan itself due to security reasons.

Any hotels at Semporna is OK,only stay there if the hotel can provide visit to Sipidan cos diving at sipidan required a permit only only limited permits is shared amoung few travel/accommodation

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2. Re: trip to Semborna

Do you mean no insurance in Semporna at all? Would Semporna be safer than Mabul or is it roughy similar?

Thanks a lot, again!

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3. Re: trip to Semborna

Local insurance available,what I meant was that your oversea insurance would had problem with coverage at this sector.

Semporna would be safer,my humble opinion

Edited: 11 May 2018, 00:33
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