Weather/Climate

Malaysia has a tropical monsoon climate. There are high chances of precipitation in the months of November and December. The average temperature in these months falls between 22oC and 32oC.

Language

Malaysia, especially Kuala Lumpur, is generally bilingual (English and Bahasa Melayu). Provinces and regions across the country also speak a variety of dialects.

Electrical Voltage

In Malaysia the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

Telecommunications

Prepaid mobile SIM cards are widely accessible in airports, malls, and convenience stores. ICCE 2022 recommends the services of Celcom and Maxis.

Smoking

The ICCE 2022 Conference Venue is generally non-smoking.

 

Getting Around

When travelling from the airport, or any other place in Kuala Lumpur, there are several options for transportation. ICCE 2022 recommends the following:

è Airport Taxi

Airport Limo (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Airport Limo), provides reliable taxi, first-class chauffeured airport transportation and limousine service from KLIA to selected areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

Type of Taxi / LimoModelCapacityFares
Budget taxiDeawoo Tacuma3 to 4 passengers onlyRM3.00 for the first 1 km or first 3 minutes,
RM0.10 for each consequent 115 meters or consequent 21 seconds.
50% surcharge from 12 am – 6 am
Proton Wira3 passengers only
Premier LimoRenault Enviro4 to 5 passengers onlyRM6.00 for first 1 km or first 2 minutes,
RM0.20 for each consequent 150 meters or consequent 45 seconds.
50% surcharge from 12 am – 6am
Mercedes E2204 passengers only
Super LuxuryJaguar S-Type3 passengers only
Family ServiceKia Pregio Van8 passengers only

The taxi and limo services operate through a coupon system that can be purchased at the locations below:

  • International Arrival Hall (just after Customs, before the public arrival area)
  • Domestic Arrival Hall (public area after Domestic Baggage Clearance)
  • Domestic Baggage Reclaim, Arrival Level

è Metered Taxi

Available at Level 1 and Level 3 of the Main Terminal Building, metered taxis offer an alternative for travellers to get around. Passengers need to purchase a coupon of RM 2.00 prior to boarding these taxis.

 

è eHailing: Grab

  • Download¬†the¬†mobile¬†application¬†and¬†register¬†for¬†an¬†account.¬†This¬†service¬†requires¬†and internet connection.
  • Specify your pick-up point and your¬†destination.
  • If¬†coming¬†from¬†the¬†airport,¬†specify¬†the¬†airport¬†terminal¬†as¬†the¬†pick-up¬†point.
  • The¬†application¬†will¬†display¬†an¬†estimated¬†fare¬†to¬†be¬†paid.¬†Payment¬†may¬†be¬†made¬†in¬†cash (Malaysia Ringgit) or charged to your credit card or debit card.
  • The¬†application¬†displays¬†a¬†notification¬†with¬†the¬†vehicle¬†and¬†driver¬†information.¬†Most¬†vehicles¬†accommodate four passengers and two medium-sized¬†luggage.

è Car Rental

Below are the car rental companies in KLIA, located at the Main Building Terminal:

CompanyLocationOperation Hours
Kasina BaruCounter B16 Arrival Hall7.00 am ‚Äď

10.00 pm

(Sun & Public Holidays):

8.30 am – 5.00 pm

Hertz Car RentalCounter B10 Arrival Hall(Mon – Sat): 7.30 am ‚Äď

10.00 pm

Pantas Rent A CarLot CR17, Block ‘D’, Car Park7.30 am ‚Äď

10.30 pm

(Sun & Public Holidays):

9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Mayflower Car RentalCounter C1 Arrival Hall7.00 am ‚Äď

11.00 pm

Orix Car RentalCounter C2 Arrival Hall7.00 am ‚Äď

11.00 pm

(Sat, Sun & Public Holidays):

8.00 am – 6.00 pm

Insas Pacific Rent A CarCounter C4 Arrival Hall7.00 am ‚Äď

10.00 pm

Avis Car RentalCounter C6 Arrival Hall7.00 am ‚Äď

10.00 pm

For more airport information, visit https://airports.malaysiaairports.com.my/