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Kota Kinabalu Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find Kota Kinabalu package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in Kota Kinabalu as low as !

When is peak season in Kota Kinabalu?

August, July, June are very popular times to visit Kota Kinabalu.

When is the best time to visit Kota Kinabalu?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to Kota Kinabalu, November is the best time to visit Kota Kinabalu.

When is the worst time time to visit Kota Kinabalu?

Prices for Kota Kinabalu vacations can peak during July.

When is low season in Kota Kinabalu?

We have found December, October, November to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit Kota Kinabalu.

Your Kota Kinabalu Vacation Guide

Where is Kota Kinabalu?

Well hello there, proud penny-pinchers. We know you're itching to make the most out of your Kota Kinabalu escape for the least amount of cash. But first, let's learn a bit about this incredible destination!

994 miles east of Kuala Lumpur is Kota Kinabalu You'll also find yourself in Kota Kinabalu if you travel 22 miles north from Papar.

Like meeting the locals when you're on vacation? This corner of Sabah has a population of around 457,300 people.

Cheap Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

Tickets and hotels booked — check! Bags packed — check! Days filled with free things to see in or near Kota Kinabalu — you know it! Our list below will help make sure your time away is as gentle as possible on your wallet.

  • Find clues to the area's fascinating story at the Petagas War Memorial. This incredible remnant of yesteryear should be on the hit-lists of all history enthusiasts.
  • Sometimes the most rewarding aspect of being on the road is the unexpected moments that can pop up. Plan an excursion to Sedco Square and get ready to be surprised!
  • Kota Kinabalu Central Market, Gaya Street Sunday Market, the Atkinson Clock Tower and Anjung Samudera don't charge a dime to visit. Circle them on a map and find out if you have enough time to discover them all.
  • The Sabah State Mosque, All Saint's Cathedral, the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque and St. Michael Church Penampang are holy places where you can have a moment of quiet introspection and get a free taste of the region's beliefs.
  • Signal Hill Observatory Platform is the ideal spot if you want to stretch those legs and get a bit of fresh air. There's nothing better than getting out into nature's fresh air!

Cheap Kota Kinabalu Vacation Package Deals

Don't allow the fear of having to stay in a small, gloomy room stop you from going on that amazing adventure. When you plan your travels with CheapTickets, you won't be asked to fork over too many of your pennies or sacrifice your comfort.

Imagine all the fun things you could do with $290^. When you combine your hotel and airfare bookings, that's just how much you could save! And with access to 500 airline partners and around 500,000 properties across the world, you have plenty of choice.

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Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Hey there, cheapster. Here's a suggestion that will make your vacation not only inexpensive, but a lot more comfortable. Rather than having to lug your suitcase in and out of taxis during your Kota Kinabalu stay, why not take a look at car rentals? There'll be loads of space in the trunk for all your bits and pieces, and it'll be easy on your hip-pocket too!

Rent a ride in the town center and you'll be out on the busy streets in a flash. The best outlet here is Hertz at KOTA KINABALU APT T1 NEW WING.

Cheap Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

CheapTickets will help you score the best possible deal! Presently, there are 321 hotels in Kota Kinabalu. Select the amenities and perks to accommodate your style.

You'll have loads of change clinking around in your pocket if you book a room at the Iskandar Sinsuran Guesthouse or the Victoria Hotel & Hostel. They're our top budget recommendations.

Cheap Hotels for your vacation in Kota Kinabalu

Promenade Service Apartments

Promenade Service Apartments

3-G-17, Lorong Api-Api 2, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Warisan Square and Anjung Samudera. Imago Shopping Mall and Centre Point are also ...


    CJ Residence

    CJ Residence

    #4, 2nd Floor, Block J, Sinsuran Shopping Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
      2.5 out of 5.0

      Located in Downtown Kota Kinabalu, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Centre Point, Anjung Samudera, and Kota Kinabalu Central Market. Gaya Street Sunday ...


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