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AirAsia now accepts entries for “Mount Kinabalu Challenge”

Mount Kinabalu Challenge

Mount Kinabalu Challenge Entries Now Welcome Says AirAsia

AirAsia opens up opportunities to hike in the best peaks in South East Asia.

AirAsia, currently the leading budget carrier for the past eight years, collaborated with Sabah Tourism Board to welcome entries from aspiring hiking enthusiasts to join the “Mount Kinabalu Challenge.”

AirAsia Mount Kinabalu Challenge
AirAsia Mount Kinabalu Challenge

This contest is open to both amateur and professional mountaineers. They can upload photos that represent their most memorable hike or outdoor trip via popular social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. Uploaded entries should include the hashtags #Mt.KinabaluReady and #AirAsiainKotaKinabalu. Call for entries are open until August 14, 2016.

The contest organizers will choose a winner, who can bring two friends with them to travel to Kota Kinabalu from Manila via AirAsia at no cost. Free accommodation is also included with the Mt. Kinabalu tour package scheduled on September 7 through 11, 2016. The winner will also receive The North Face PH Day Packs as part of his or her prize package. AirAsia shared additional details about the contest via its official Facebook account. The winner will be announced through the same account.

Here are the simple mechanics:

1. Liking/following AirAsia on Facebook or Instagram
2. Uploading a photo of your group showing that you’re Mt. Kinabalu ready
3. Telling us a short story of your group’s hiking history/goals
4. Using the hashtags #AirAsiainKotaKinabalu#MtKinabaluReady. Be sure to make your account/post PUBLIC

One winner will receive FREE SEATS to Kota Kinabalu, hotel accommodation, tour of Mt. Kinabalu on September 7-11, 2016 and The North Face PH Day Packs for three!

Contest runs till August 14, 2016 only. Join NOW! Read complete contest mechanics & Terms and conditions at

Mount Kinabalu Challenge
Mount Kinabalu Challenge

Mt. Kinabalu

Mt. Kinabalu is the highest peak between New Guinea and Himalayas and is a part of the Kinabalu National Park. The Kinabalu National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that gained global attention. It’s recognized as a center of plant diversity within the Asian region due to its amazing collection of flora species in different parts of the world like Australia, China, Malaysia, and the Himalayas. Kota Kinabalu also preserves many traditional cultures in Malaysia together.

On top of that, Kota Kinabalu is also popular for attractions like modern boardwalk, busy and growing markets, mosques and lovely beaches.

AirAsia, which serves flights to different South East Asian countries, offers flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila four times a week. The carrier’s fleets land and depart from NAIA Terminal 3. Being a budget carrier, AirAsia offers affordable flights to this part of Malaysia, which can be cheaper depending on scheduled promo prices. Bookings can be done online and through various travel agencies.

Everyone can stay updated with the carrier’s updates and promos by visiting its website and subscribing to its official social media pages. Apart from its Facebook account, it also has an Instagram account (@AirAsiaPh) and Viber public chat via @AirAsiaPh.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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