Kuala Lumpur Tourist Traps

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  • Taxi Driver Scams, Kuala Lumpur

    1. Taxi Driver Scams

    Pavilion mall Kuala Lumpur has all you can think of buying. It is located in the main shopping hub of Kuala Lumpur. However woe betide you if you want to take a taxi from the taxi counter located at...

  • Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

    2. Chinatown

    Use bargaining to your advantage, start with 50% of quoted price and retreat softly . Never be violent as these fellows can be nasty. Go around the market once or twice without touching or asking but...

  • Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

    3. Petronas Twin Towers

    One word: Fantastic, extraordinary. All the buildings are very beautiful, very early book his place at the counter, plus they speak a little French. The tower staff is very friendly, and more for...

  • Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

    4. Batu Caves

    Don't be tempted by the "half day" trips to the Batu Caves, unless you want to spend 3 hours looking around factory shops and half an hour actually at the caves. The caves themselves are certainly...

  • Menara Telecommunications Tower, Kuala Lumpur

    5. Menara Telecommunications Tower

    I paid the expensive price to the tower at dusk hoping to get some nice shots oly to find at the top too many people hogging the few areas to take shots from. Also the windows were rather small with...

  • Delinquent Primates, Kuala Lumpur

    6. Delinquent Primates

    Those little monkey doesnt really afraid of people. They even like to chased. If you go to Batu Caves for visit their caves, you will absolutely face the problems. well,... it's not biting just...

  • Theft and Pickpocketing, Kuala Lumpur

    7. Theft and Pickpocketing

    The following story happen in 14/March/2011 till 25/March/2011. The worst memory I have from Malaysia is it's security. We were three families travel to Kualamampur, some stayed in Sommerset hotel in...

  • Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur

    8. Genting Highlands

    At night the bright glow of Genting Highlands atop a hill about a 45-minute drive from KL beckons invitingly. So you make the trek, and what do you find? A denuded hilltop with a noisy, crowded,...

  • When is a bank not a bank?, Kuala Lumpur

    9. When is a bank not a bank?

    Walking along Jalan Raja Chulan, not that far from the Shangri La Hotel, I spied a very modern branch of the Canadian Scotia bank. As I bank with them in...

  • List of Dont's at Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur

    10. List of Dont's at Dataran Merdeka

    please be reminded that there are many Don'ts around the Dataran Merdeka area and they are prominently displayed around markers in the area and some of these...

  • Souvenir Factories along Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

    11. Souvenir Factories along Bukit Bintang

    Bukit Bintag is not only the shoppers paradaise and the main fashion shopping area of Kuala Lumpur, it also houses many factories that caters mainly to tourists...

  • Fake goods & Shopping., Kuala Lumpur

    12. Fake goods & Shopping.

    Polo shirts, hand bags, shoes, nail clippers. You will be disappointed as the goods that looked so good at the markets quickly raid, fall apart, or break. I...

  • Fake DVDs, Kuala Lumpur

    13. Fake DVDs

    We use to buy a lot of DVDs in KL and while some were scratched most were ok. Well we are now finding in 2012 you get them home and there is sound but no actual...

  • Bukit, Kuala Lumpur

    14. Bukit

    If you are thinking of a short trip while in KL, then the choice is definitely Genting and Malacca!Forget about Bukit Tinggi, it is a scam, too hot to be a hill...

  • Driving in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

    15. Driving in Kuala Lumpur

    DRIVE CAREFULLY IN KL! Driving is like in the UK, driver get in on the right. Seat belts mandatory for driver and front passenger of a rental car...not so for...

  • Buying fake goods in Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

    16. Buying fake goods in Kuala Lumpur

    If you are in Petaling Street, KL, being a Westerner or having 'different physical features' (I'm being polite here, okay) makes you a likely target for a sales...

  • StarBucks!, Kuala Lumpur

    17. StarBucks!

    Yes for Australians and Americans Starbucks is a familiar brand like MacDonalds however in Malaysia the prices are very high and will burn your budget. Buy a...

  • Beware of traps --www. airasiago, Kuala Lumpur

    18. Beware of traps --www. airasiago

    We lost money. We learnt from it. You be smarter! Any doubt, email Ms. Tina of [email protected] for clarification.1) Online agent www.Airasiago.com is...

  • Street Vendors Near Low Yat Plaza, Kuala Lumpur

    19. Street Vendors Near Low Yat Plaza

    Products like football jerseys of famous clubs around the world, handbags of popular brands, wallets and watches are among the fake items sold here. The items...

  • KL & Beyond Tours, Kuala Lumpur

    20. KL & Beyond Tours

    Do not buy or book tours from hotels' doorman, bellboys or even the reception counter.When you buy tours from these people, you'll end up being toured around by...

  • Travel agents or mobs?, Kuala Lumpur

    21. Travel agents or mobs?

    I do not tolerate companies and employees who are inefficient. I have used this travel agent several times for flight booking. My first purchase with them from...

  • GOLDEN MINES, Kuala Lumpur


    Jalang DulangKuala Lumpur 43300 Malaysia+60 3 8942 5010www.mines.com.my/ This whole new world of excitement is just 20 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur city....

  • SUNWAY LAGOON, Kuala Lumpur


    3 Jalan PJS 11/11 Selangor 46150 Malaysia+60 3 5639 0000www.sunway.com.my/lagoon Situated 20 minutes from Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia's first...

  • PETALING STREET, Kuala Lumpur


    Kuala Lumpur's Chinatown, which is based in Petaling Street. Today, it is Kuala Lumpur's own Chinatown where you can find all things Chinese from herbs to dry...

  • Ticket Touts, Kuala Lumpur

    25. Ticket Touts

    If you are buying a coach ticket for inter-city travel at any transport terminal, you will be approached by touts selling coach/bus tickets... They will way lay...

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