Kuala Lumpur Warnings and Dangers

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  • Theft & Pickpocketing, Kuala Lumpur

    1. Theft & Pickpocketing

    Malaysia is a great place but you just need to open your eyes at times and be aware of your own surrounding when walking around. If you planning to withdraw money at an ATM rather use the ATMs inside...

  • Taxi Driver Scams, Kuala Lumpur

    2. Taxi Driver Scams

    If you need a cab at Berjaya Times square be warned that these taxis including those along the road in front do not use the meter. And there are hustlers all over the place who will fix you a ride at...

  • Traffic & Roads, Kuala Lumpur

    3. Traffic & Roads

    Traffic Jam is a norm to people living in Kuala Lumpur. In the 80s and 90s, you could hear honking from drivers to show frustration especially during rush hours. Nowadays, people don't bother to honk...

  • Scams & Confidence Tricksters, Kuala Lumpur

    4. Scams & Confidence Tricksters

    Please do not purchase tickets online from unofficial online Petronas Towers ticket Vendors as you probably will be refused entry. Please read the information in the link and buy through the official...

  • Dodgy People, Kuala Lumpur

    5. Dodgy People

    Kuala Lumpur has a growing reputation for crime, and I read a lot of horror stories before I arrived. I can't say how justified the reputation is, because I encountered no problems at all in the five...

  • Weather, Climate & The Environment, Kuala Lumpur

    6. Weather, Climate & The Environment

    Having just been caught in a torrent of rainwater, I thought I'd share some advice on the weather here. In common with most tropical places, Malaysia is hot and humid all year round. On most days,...

  • Toilets & Sanitation, Kuala Lumpur

    7. Toilets & Sanitation

    The horror of public toilets. OK - the public toilets around the world are notorious for being disgustingly dirty and unhygienic; so smelly that you need oxygen masks just to enter. They are so bad...

  • Banned Items & Activities, Kuala Lumpur

    8. Banned Items & Activities

    There are so many places to buy fake designer watches in KL that it is amazing. The area around Chinatown seems to have the highest concentration. Man, they look good. The price typically starts at...

  • Drugs, Kuala Lumpur

    9. Drugs

    I read this sign in some night clubs and stuff saying not to do drugs here in Malaysia as if you are caught with the drugs on you , you will face the death penalty. I guess if I saw these sign put up...

  • Delinquent Primates, Kuala Lumpur

    10. Delinquent Primates

    If you go up the stairs, you can meet a lot of long tailed-macaque monkeys and if you have peanuts with you, they'll climb to you as I won't consider recommending. You might fall though. You can take...

  • Smelly Fruit, Kuala Lumpur

    11. Smelly Fruit

    l have tried and tried to eat durian, but every time the smell drives me away, its like a mixture of cheese, sweaty socks and a few other things you dont want me to mention there are signs in most...

  • Postal Service, Kuala Lumpur

    12. Postal Service

    Don't sent anything by Malaysia Post office. It's really unreliable. Since I've been sent twice parcel to 2 different country. Still get nothing for almost a year. And they will told you still on the...

  • Smoking Area of KLIA, Kuala Lumpur

    13. Smoking Area of KLIA

    this is added to the Warning tip as the smoking area for international flights of KLIA is located further away at the Satellite Terminal. So that if your gates...

  • Be Careful When Going Up the Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

    14. Be Careful When Going Up the Batu Caves

    you will have to climb about 330 steps going up the Cathedral Cave of the Batu Caves and inside to the Sri Vallenai Temple located at the far end of the...

  • Be Careful of the Monkeys, Kuala Lumpur

    15. Be Careful of the Monkeys

    The monkeys at the Batu Caves are not wild like on other areas of Malaysia (we were at langkawi and the monkeys there are really pesky) and are relatively tame,...

  • Good-Byes May Be Difficult!, Kuala Lumpur

    16. Good-Byes May Be Difficult!

    The people I met while in Kuala Lumpur were nice, interesting and generous of spirit. It was easy meeting new people here and the chances are that you can make...

  • Snatch thefts., Kuala Lumpur

    17. Snatch thefts.

    Crime rate is down but snatch thefts still happen.. Beware of motorcyclists with pillion riders who have been known to grab ladies handbags, sometimes dragging...

  • Photo restrictions at the KLCC shopping center., Kuala Lumpur

    18. Photo restrictions at the KLCC shopping center.

    When visiting the Suria KLCC shopping center you should be aware that there are certain restrictions regarding photographing because of security reasons because...

  • National Mosque banners, Kuala Lumpur

    19. National Mosque banners

    Word of warning: If you're easily offended then you shouldn't visit the National Mosque as when I visited (in Feb 2009) there were large banners draped off the...

  • Warning re viewing Petronas skydeck.., Kuala Lumpur

    20. Warning re viewing Petronas skydeck..

    The tickets are free, but handed out from 0830 in the morning. There would be queues gathering from 0730! By 0830 there would be on average 100-150 people...

  • Beware of Snatch Thieves, Kuala Lumpur

    21. Beware of Snatch Thieves

    The problem of snatch thieves is still prevalent despite actions by the Police to curb it... Snatch thieves are opportunists who take advantage of carelessness...

  • thefts,taxi drivers and ..., Kuala Lumpur

    22. thefts,taxi drivers and ...

    While we were in K.L. we were a witness to a chain snatching incident in a bylane of a busy area.It happened in broad daylight and so we became more cautious...

  • Smokers Beware!, Kuala Lumpur

    23. Smokers Beware!

    -Be cautious if you are a smoker. Malaysia has banned smoking from public places including sports stadiums and eating houses. So if you are not sure ask first...

  • Be Careful at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Kuala Lumpur

    24. Be Careful at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

    BE EXTRA CAREFUL WHILE IN KLIA Pass it on..... let more people be aware of such things around them. Recently, a new type of crime has surfaced in town. It goes...

  • Japanese toiletts, Kuala Lumpur

    25. Japanese toiletts

    I found this toilette in a chinese restaurant, that lately I have been told, was in a Japanese hotel.I went to the toilette and when ready to flush, noticed...

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