Cathay Pacific Holidays has a Penang package running until the end of this month that includes economy-class flights and two nights' accommodation from HK$2,199 per person, twin-share.
For this price, you can stay at the Copthorne Orchid Hotel (copthorne.com.my) in Tanjung Bungah on the north shore of the island, or you can stay at the Hydro Majestic (hydromajestichotels.com) along the coast in Batu Ferringhi for HK$2,249.
Top of the range is a Rasa Premier Room in the Rasa Wing of Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa (shangri-la.com), including all-day executive lounge privileges that are listed on the hotel's website, for HK$5,069. Daily breakfast and travel insurance are included with all the above prices.
For further details or reservations, call 2747 4388, e-mail [email protected] or go to cxholidays.com.