Hey, Malaysians! Did you know that you are now eligible to receive RM100 digital voucher when travelling to any local destinations in the country this year? This new travel incentive was announced as a part of the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 by Interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday. On top of that, each traveller will also be able to claim up to RM1000 tax relief for the same domestic trip.
Sounds too good to be true? Oh, well believe us this is NOT a dream!
Where Can I Use The RM100 Digital Voucher For Domestic Travel?
You can use the RM100 digital voucher on domestic flights, rails and hotels accommodations. The Malaysian government has allocated RM500 million for these vouchers and matching grants for local tourism promotion. The efforts are made in the hope to overcome the effect of Covid-19 virus outbreak towards the local industry.
How To Redeem The RM100 Digital Voucher For Domestic Travel?
There is no specific instruction that can be found on how to redeem the RM100 digital voucher for now. But, we’ll keep you updated so make sure to stay tuned for more info on this!
How To Claim RM1000 Individual Tax Relief For Local Tourism?
Malaysians who travel to domestic locations in the country will be able to claim up to RM1000 personal income tax relief as well. For more information regarding this, you can read more here.
Isn’t this great news? With a reduced number of incoming international tourists into the country lately and amazing benefits offered by the government, this might be the perfect time to visit all of the beautiful local destinations that are in your travel bucket list. Of course, we would advise you to take all of the necessary hygienic precautions wherever you’ve decided to visit!
Not sure where to go? Check out all of the interesting local packages available on Tripfez: