Where to go in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia

Auction Website CepatBid.com revisit

After 1 week, i decided to re-visit the online auction website to track their progress. There are getting more items being sold at really cheap price. All less than RM1.00. The items sold so far mainly are shopping vouchers and USB Flash Drive, all from RM10 to RM50 in value. It looks like the site is getting more population day after day. Currently it has around 100 facebook LIKE. There is no more pre-launch promotion of 8 free bids. Instead, cepatbid.com offer 5 free bids upon registration.

Malaysia Online Auction Shopping Site

wow.. price start as low as RM0.01 for all items. Can u believe this?
Yes it's true. This Malaysian online auction shopping website offer all items very cheap and affordable.

cepatbid online auction shopping bidding bargain site
picture: online auction bidding site

Currently, the website only offer RM50 shopping voucher and Sandisk 16GB USB pendrive, start from RM0.01. They claim will have smartphone like iphone, samsung galaxy S3 in the future.

During the pre-launch promotion, if you LIKE the facebook page at www.facebook.com/cepatbid and Register, then you will entitle to receive 8 free bids. Visit them at www.cepatBid.com

Pudu Raya renamed to Pudu Central

Malaysia PM announced on 27/8/11 to rename Pudu Raya bus station to Pudu Central.

Malaysia Public Holiday 2011

Below are the Year 2011 public holidays for Malaysia:

1 Jan (Saturday) - New Year - All except Johor, Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
11 Jan (Tuesday) - Hari Hol Almarhum Sultan Johor - Johor
14 Jan (Friday) - Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan’s Birthday - Negeri Sembilan
16 Jan (Sunday) - Sultan of Kedah’s Birthday - Kedah
20 Jan (Thursday)- Thaipusam - Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang & Selangor
1 Feb (Tuesday) - Federal Territory Day - Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Labuan & Putrajaya
3 Feb (Thursday) - Chinese New Year - All states
4 Feb (Friday) - Chinese New Year (2nd Day) - All except Kelantan and Terengganu
15 Feb (Tuesday) - Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday(Maulidur Rasul) - All states
4 Mar (Friday) - Anniversary of Installation of Sultan of Terengganu - Terengganu
30-31 Mar (Wednesday-Thursday) - Sultan of Kelantan’s Birthday - Kelantan
15 Apr (Friday) - Declaration of Malacca as a Historical City - Malacca
19 Apr (Tuesday) - Sultan of Perak’s Birthday - Perak
22 Apr (Friday) - Good Friday - Sabah and Sarawak
1 May (Sunday) - Labour Day - All states
7 May (Sunday) - Hari Hol Pahang - Pahang
17 May (Tuesday) - Wesak Day - All states
17 May (Tuesday) - Raja Perlis Birthday - Perlis
30-31 May (Monday-Tuesday) - Harvest Festival - Sabah and Labuan
1-2 Jun (Wednesday –Thursday) - Hari Gawai - Sarawak
4 Jun (Saturday) - Yang Di-Pertuan Agong’s Birthday - All States
29 Jun (Wednesday) - Israk & Mikraj - Kedah, Negeri Sembilan and Perlis
7 Jul (Thursday) - Georgetown World Heritage City Day - Penang
9 Jul (Saturday) - Penang Governor’s Birthday - Penang
20 Jul (Wednesday) - Sultan of Terengganu’s Birthday - Terengganu
1 Aug (Monday) - Awal Ramadan - Johor, Kedah & Malacca
17 Aug (Wednesday) - Nuzul Al-Quran - Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor & Terengganu
30-31 Aug (Tuesday-Wednesday) - Hari Raya Puasa - All states
31 Aug (Wednesday) - Malaysia National Day - All States
10 Sep (Saturday) - Sarawak Governor’s Birthday - Sarawak
16 Sep (Friday) - Malaysia Day - All states
1 Oct (Saturday) - Sabah Governor’s Birthday - Sabah
8 Oct (Saturday) - Malacca Governor’s Birthday - Malacca
24 Oct (Monday) - Sultan of Pahang’s Birthday - Pahang
26 Oct (Wednesday) - Deepavali - All except Sabah and Sarawak
6 Nov (Sunday) - Hari Raya Haji - All states
7 Nov (Monday) - Hari Raya Haji (2nd Day) - Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis & Terengganu
22 Nov (Tuesday) - Sultan of Johor’s Birthday - Johor
27 Nov (Sunday) - Awal Muharram (Maal Hijrah) -All states
11 Dec (Sunday) - Sultan of Selangor’s Birthday - Selangor
25 Dec (Sunday) - Christmas - All states

Kuala Lumpur Travel Vacation Guide

Below are some travel & vacation guides that are deem useful when you are travelling Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia currency is denote as Malaysian Ringgit (RM). One rinngit is 100 sen. Bills: RM1, 5, 10, 50, 100, and 500. As at 18 Dec 2010, the conversion rate against USD is USD1 = RM3.13.

The voltage is 220-240 volts, 50 cycles. Two pronged or three pronged triangular plugs.

Bahasa Malaysia (Malay) is the official language. English is widely spoken in Kuala Lumpur.

Public Transport:
Kuala Lumpur has an increasingly fast, efficient and cheap public transport system, overseen by the government-run Rapid KL, which comprises 48 railway stations.

Rapid KL runs the two Light Railway Transit (LRT) lines in the city, the Kelana Jaya Rail Line and the Ampang Rail Line. Ampang Rail Line trains run south from Sentul Timur to Sri Petaling and Ampang in the east. Kelana Jaya trains run between the Putra Terminal in the northeast of the Lembah Subang Depot on Kuala Lumpur's western outskirts. Malaysia is currently planning its own MRT, the government will award the RM36billion project soon.

Rapid KL runs over 160 bus routes. The most useful for tourists are the 10 City Shuttle services that provide efficient transport around the center.

The KL Monorail is a handy way of getting around the city. The monorail serves destinations from Titiwangsa in the north to a stop near Kuala Lumpur's Sentral Station and also covers destinations in the Golden Triangle.

you can hail them on the street. Taxi ranks are also found throughout the city. Queues at the ranks are especially long during rush hour. During the regular thunderstorms, hailing a taxi in the street is near to impossible.

KL Sentral, Malaysia Tourist Transportation Hub

kl sentral
KL Sentral was opened in April 16, 2001 as the tourism transportation hub in Kuala Lumpur, which links all major intercity and intra-city lines, as well as Kuala Lumpur commuter network and airport rail service.

Two 5-Star hotels called Hilton Kuala Lumpur & Le Meridien are located just opposite the building. The location of the hotels near KL Sentral make them an ideal accommodation for those who travel frequently within the city, KLIA and other parts of the country.

KL Sentral Malaysia Tourist Transport Hub Guide

KLIA Transit
Links Stesen Sentral with the KLIA Kuala Lumpur International Airport, stopping at three satellite towns – Bandar Tasik Selatan, Putrajaya/Cyberjaya and Salak Tinggi – en route. Trains depart at every half hour from both points and the journey from one end to the other takes 36 minutes.

KLIA Express
Provides 28-minute, non-stop access to the KLIA Kuala Lumpur International Airport. As added convenience, travellers can check in and out at the Kuala Lumpur City Air Terminal (KLCAT) in Stesen Sentral. Trains depart every 15 minutes on the hour from both ends.

KL Monorail
The monorail connects Kuala Lumpur’s major attractions, and will stop in the shopping mall at KL Sentral once this is ready.

PUTRA line
An intracity light rail transit (LRT) system connecting major parts of Kuala Lumpur. Provides access to another LRT network, the Star-LRT, via a connecting stop at Masjid Jamek.

KTM Intercity
The main national railway line, running along the length of the peninsular and linking major towns from Singapore in the south to Bangkok in the north.

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