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Kuala Lumpur Information

Useful Travel Information About Kuala Lumpur

Welcome to KL! This Kuala Lumpur information page gives you a rundown of all the need-to-know information for planning a trip to Malaysia’s capital. After all, there is a lot of ground to cover, and it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with pertinent, need-to-know information on Kuala Lumpur. Helping to ensure a smooth trip, here you can find out about local customs, how to get around, health regulations and much more.

This section also covers particulars like what to expect from the weather, a guide to the city’s airport terminal (KLIA), as well as visa and embassy facts, and even the essentials on major cultural celebrations. A multiracial country popular with travellers for its shopping, dining, activity and nightlife offerings that will suit all budgets, be it big or small, read on for more Kuala Lumpur information that will help you navigate the city’s busy streets easily and conveniently.

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  • KL Monorail

    Encompassing 11 stations, the KL monorail is a simple and well-connected train system cutting through the city centre, Read More»

  • Airport Transfer

    KL Airport Transfers (KLIA)

    Enjoy convenient transport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the city via our efficient transfer Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur MRT SBK Line

    The Kuala Lumpur MRT SBK Line is a fully-automatic public transit rail service that connects the city centre to various Read More»

  • KL Light Rail Transit (LRT)

    Our handy Kuala Lumpur Light Rail Transit (LRT) guide has all the information you will need to find the best stations Read More»

  • Airport Transport

    Airport Transfers

    Linked to the city centre by major expressways and bus services, KLIA is easily accessible via ground transportation but Read More»

  • Go KL FREE City Bus

    Getting around Kuala Lumpur city centre just got a lot easier. Go KL City Bus takes you to the popular districts, iconic Read More»

  • KLIA Ekspres Train

    The KLIA Ekspres train is one of the most convenient ways to travel between Kuala Lumpur city centre and its two major Read More»

  • KLIA Transit Airport Train

    KLIA Transit is an electronic rail service (ERL) in Kuala Lumpur that travels between KL Sentral, KLIA, and KLIA 2, Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur Overland Packages

    KL Hop On Hop Off

    The Hop-On-Hop-Off tour is one of the best ways to see KL, allowing you to get off the air-conditioned bus at any stop, Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

    KL International Airport

    KL’s main international gateway lies 75km south of the city centre at Sepang. One of Southeast Asia's major aviation Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2)

    KL International Airport 2

    Replacing the former KLIA Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT), Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2), situated in Read More»

  • Subang International Airport (Lapangan Terbang Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah)

    Subang International Airport

    Also known as the Subang Skypark, this aerodrome is located approximately 30km west of the city centre and was once Read More»

  • 7 Tips to Ride a Taxi in KL

    7 Tips to Ride a Taxi in KL

    Our seven tips for a pleasant taxi ride in Kuala Lumpur will not only help you save travelling time, but also avoid Read More»

  • 8 Things NOT To Do in Kuala Lumpur

    8 Things NOT To Do in Kuala Lumpur

    First time in Kuala Lumpur? Avoid awkward situations and unnecessary troubles during your holiday by getting to know Read More»

  •  - Living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    5 Signs You’ve Lived in Kuala Lumpur Too Long

    From quirky lingos to rice for breakfast, here are five tell-tale signs that you’ve successfully blended into the Read More»

  • Weather Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur Weather

    Kuala Lumpur is located 3.13° (348 km) north of the equator belt, giving it a warm maritime tropical weather. The Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur Maps

    Kuala Lumpur Maps

    Our interactive map displays all available hotels with photos, facilities and guest comments as well as attractions, Read More»

  • 4 Known Scams in KL

    For a scam-free and pleasant vacation in Kuala Lumpur, make sure you get to know these common scams and tips on how to Read More»

How to Get to... from Kuala Lumpur

  • How to Get to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur

    If you're wondering how to get to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur, it's relatively straightforward as it’s just 45 Read More»

  • How to Get to Port Dickson from Kuala Lumpur

    Getting to Port Dickson from Kuala Lumpur is relatively easy as it’s well-linked to the rest of Peninsular Malaysia and Read More»

  • How to Get to Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur

    Getting to Ipoh from Kuala Lumpur is relatively easy thanks to well-paved roads and highways, as well as a number of Read More»

  • How to Get to Malacca from Kuala Lumpur

    This section is catered for travellers planning a trip to Malacca from Kuala Lumpur. While there’s a limited number of Read More»

  • How to Rent a Car in KL

    This section on how to rent a car in KL shows you how to explore the city at your own pace and in your own time. While Read More»

  • Kuala Lumpur Intra-city Transportation

    KL Intra-city Transportation

    Kuala Lumpur’s rapid transit system comprises six metro lines, operated by four operators, out of which RapidKL and Read More»

  • Thaipusam

    Thaipusam

    Thaipusam is a colourful annual celebration with festivities that mainly take place in Batu Caves. It is famous because Read More»

  • Hari Raya Aidifitri

    Hari Raya Aidilfitri, more known as Eid-ul-fitr, is an annual celebration marking the end of fasting month for Muslims. Read More»

  • Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most important cultural celebrations. Before the season is upon us again, Read More»

Other Useful Information about Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Short Stopovers

Short Stopovers Guide

Even if you are in Kuala Lumpur on your way to somewhere else, make the most of the opportunity to see the many sights Read More...

Visa to Malaysia

Visa to Malaysia

Most visitors, do not require visas to enter Malaysia but this really depends on how long you will be in the country. Read More...

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur History

It is bordered by mountainous ranges on all sides except in the East, which is why Kuala Lumpur and its adjoining areas Read More...

Before you go

In addition to filling out a disembarkation card, all visitors must fill out a Travellers Declaration Form when Read More...

Peoples & Races

Peoples & Races

Kuala Lumpur becomes a melting pot of cultures and traditions blending with the modern and new elements of cosmopolitan Read More...

Medical Care

Malaysia's fees for medical care are priced very competitively; yet do not compromise on quality, which matches the fees Read More...

Kuala Lumpur Car Rental

Simply select a vehicle which suits your budget from the fleet of cars and passenger van, you’ll be enjoying Kuala Read More...

Real Estate

Real Estate

Chances are, you might fall in love with this beautiful city in Malaysia and decide to make Kuala Lumpur your permanent Read More...

 

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