Where to go in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Travel Vacation Guide

Kuala Lumpur Travel Vacation Guide

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

Currency:
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.

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

Language:
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.

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