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Flights to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Flights to Kuala Lumpur offer everything a trip to a south east Asian city should: impressive skylines and chaotic markets.

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  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Kuala Lumpur

Gazing out at Malaysia's cosmopolitan capital as your flight to Kuala Lumpur arrives, you'd never believe it was only 150 years old. Kuala Lumpur in Malay means ‘muddy river confluence’, and it was along the banks of the Klang River that this Chinese tin mining village grew into not just the largest city in the country, but one of the most exciting in the world.

Kuala Lumpur, like all the best capital cities in Asia, is a mishmash of old and new. Merdeka Square's beautiful 19th century colonial buildings stand in the shadows of some of the biggest and boldest architecture in the world – none bigger or bolder than the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, once the world's tallest building.

In contrast, the Batu Caves in the northern suburbs are home to the country's most sacred Hindu shrine, and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia boasts a breathtaking treetop canopy walkway, right over the rainforest. The only sight that can compare is the dazzling light show performed each night by Kuala Selangor's fireflies.

While Malaysia's largest city isn't short on sights it's also a great place for a wander. A cross-section of cultures such as Malay, Chinese and Indian means the cuisine, like the conversations heard on the street, is deeply diverse. Locals are known for their friendliness toward tourists, and being such a cosmopolitan city, many locals speak English and are quick with a smile and happy to help with directions.

Make your way downtown to the Golden Triangle, and you'll find all the best restaurants, nightlife venues and shopping malls – lots and lots of malls. KL (as the locals and those in the know call it) has over 50 big shopping malls – including two of the world's biggest, Berjaya Times Square and Mid Valley Megamall.

The best restaurants in KL include everything from street food to fine dining, and there's something to suit every budget in between. The city specialises in Asian fare – not just Malay, but Chinese and Indian – though it also offers good food from pretty much every major cuisine around the world.

But where Kuala Lumpur really comes into its own is with its markets. For the true KL experience, head to a night market and sample all of the sights, sounds and smells of the city. Hunt for bargains in Chinatown or stop by Brickfields, home to Little India, to try out the banana leaf rice restaurants. And if you're still not ready for bed after all that, hit the Mamak stalls. A visit to these lively 24-hour curry houses loved by Malaysians of every background is like a little night out in itself.

What to do in Kuala Lumpur

Eat at a 24-hour Mamak stall

Malaysian Mamak – whose ancestors migrated from south India – founded these lively, unpretentious curry shops, many of which now run 24 hours a day. One of the best is the Banana Leaf Restaurant, which does amazing noodle dishes and screens sports on its TVs.

The Banana Leaf Restaurant
Centre Point Bandar Utama
Bandar Utama Petaling Jaya
Selangor
47800
+60 3 7732 6662

Support KL's artists

Kuala Lumpur's Central Market once sold only simple produce, but the focus has slowly shifted towards the city's artistic community and their wares. Sample the street food, admire the market's Art Deco building and try to barter a good deal on an authentic Malaysian batik print.

Jalan Hang Kasturi
City Centre
50050
Wilayah Persekutuan
+13 0022 8688

Visit KL Bird Park

The north of the city is home to impressive natural wonders, such as the Batu Caves, the National Zoo and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. However, one of the city's best nature spots is the KL Bird Park. It's the world's largest free-flight walk-in aviary.

920 Jalan Cenderawasih
Tasik Perdana
50480
+60 3 2272 1010

Where to eat in Kuala Lumpur

Acme South (Southern)

This welcome addition to the restaurant scene in Bangsar Village serves up generous portions of high-end comfort food in a rustic yet modern setting. The focus is on recipes from the south like gumbo and jambalaya; but the highlight of the menu is undoubtedly the 12-hour Black Angus smoked beef brisket.

LG10
Bangsar Village 1
59200
+60 3 2283 6288

Fierce Curry House (Indian)

Despite its fierce name, this is a very chilled out Indian restaurant. It specialises in dum biryanis direct from Hyderabad, a recipe where dough is wrapped around the rim of the pot to retain moisture during the steaming process. If you consider yourself a bit of a foodie, it's a must-try.

16 Jalan Kemuja
Bangsar Utama
59000
+60 19 770 1945

Village Park (Malay)

Village Park's specialty is Ayam Goreng – chicken with golden spiced skin, diced into chunks, and as juicy on the inside as it is crispy on the outside. It has to be tasted to be believed. But this place is no one-trick pony – the rest of the menu is just as good.

5 Jalan SS 21/37
Damansara Utama
Petaling Jaya
47400
+60 3 7710 7860

Places to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Grid 9 Hotel

Grid 9 is easily one of the best budget hotels in Kuala Lumpur. This ‘flashpacker’ accommodation falls somewhere between a hostel and hotel. The decor is cool and minimalist – more Berlin nightlife spot than backpacker hostel – with lots of room to socialise and all the mod cons you'd expect.

9 Jalan Maharajalela
Wilayah Persekutuan
50150
+60 3 9226 2629

Anggun Boutique Hotel

The star of the show at this four-storey, four-star boutique hotel is its courtyard atrium, which is a perfect place to spend your hours, flooded with natural light during the day and lit with period lanterns in the evenings. Plus, this hotel makes a great base for exploring KL.

7 and 9 Tengkat Tong Shin
Bukit Bintang
Wilayah Persekutuan
50200
+60 3 2145 8003

Number Eight Guest House

The people behind Number Eight believe you shouldn't have to compromise on style just because you're on a budget. And this boutique hotel in the centre of the city proves it can be done, with super-cool rooms for reasonable rates and lots of communal space to hang out.

8-10 Tengkat Tong Shin
Bukit Bintang
50200
Wilayah Persekutuan
+60 3 2144 2050

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