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Flights to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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

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  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW), children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must 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 Filipino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children, and infants.
  • Each adult or OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to receive the tax exemption.
  • Children traveling alone, or in a different cabin class from their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and must 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 the city is only 150 years old. Kuala Lumpur means "muddy river confluence" in Malay, 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 as it is 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 more than 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 specializes 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 in 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

Support Kuala Lumpur'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 for a good deal on an authentic Malaysian batik print.

Jalan Hang Kasturi
City Centre
50050
Wilayah Persekutuan
+60 3 2274 6542

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 makes amazing noodle dishes and shows sports on its TVs.

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

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

Fierce Curry House (Indian)

Despite its fierce name, this is a very chilled-out Indian restaurant. It specializes in dum biryanis direct from Hyderabad, a dish in which 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 1 9383 0945

Nobu Kuala Lumpur (Japanese)

Nobu transports the famous Michelin-starred Japanese brand to Kuala Lumpur, bringing with it some of the world's very best sushi, sashimi, and tempura. The view of the city's skyline from the iconic Petronas Twin Towers complements the food and ensures an unforgettable dining experience.

Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas
Persiaran KLCC
50088
+60 3 2164 5084

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 American South, such as gumbo and jambalaya, but the highlight of the menu is undoubtedly the 12-hour Black Angus smoked beef brisket.

67, Jalan Telawi 3
Bangsar Baru
59100
+60 12-202 2845

Places to stay in Kuala Lumpur

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

The original Majestic Hotel is now a national heritage site, but you'll be happy to know that its successor is equally grand and glamorous. This hotel is a stylish mix of neoclassical, colonial, and Art Deco decor, and one of the best five-star stays in all Asia.

5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin
KL City Centre Malaysia.
Tasik Perdana
50000
+60 3 2785 8000

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 center of the city proves it can be done, with supercool rooms at reasonable rates and lots of communal space to hang out.

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

Anggun Boutique Hotel

The star of the show at this four-story, four-star boutique hotel is its courtyard atrium; flooded with natural light during the day and lit with period lanterns in the evenings, it's the perfect place to spend your time. Plus, this hotel makes a great base for exploring Kuala Lumpur.

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

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