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Taxi help - 4 days in KL- arrange a taxi from airport

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Taxi help - 4 days in KL- arrange a taxi from airport


I am always grateful for all the help I receive on this forum. So thanking all your destination experts and others who will reply -

We are 2 adults and 3 children 9,7,5

We plan to be in KL for 4-5 days. We are not staying at a hotel, just a private residence near the city center.

I think we would like to do Genting for one day. We will go by taxi. Can someone tell me how to arrange for a taxi? I am told that the apartment is on the main road, so getting a taxi is not a problem. But I still would like to arrange a taxi from airport to this area.

We will reach on Saturday morning at 7.30 a.m

We just plan to chill the first day and go to Petronas tower and may be central market

On Sunday we would liek to go to Bird Park, Butterfly park, and Batu Caves. (Is the Fireflies a different place?).

Can all this be done on Sunday? How can I arrange a taxi for this and how much should I pay for this fare?

For Genting- I thought Monday would be a good time to go to Genting. Again, what taxi fare to expect?

Should I reserve the taxi for coming back too or reserve in advance (in which case how to do that?)

Also , for the Genting tickets - should we get a full day pass for indoor and outdoor? We hope to stay there from 11.00 a.m onwards till evening.

Is that too long - (considering the heat and weather).

Anything else I should be doing?

Other than that we will probably just hangout at the Bukit Bintan area- go to the fish spa - and just shopping.

Please advise

Thanks in advance...


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1. Re: Taxi help - 4 days in KL- arrange a taxi from airport

There is really no need to arrange at taxi at the airport to get you from your apartment to Genting.

Here are a few options -

There is driver called CK who seems to be used quite often by people on this forum. You can do a search here for his number and use his services

You can call the taxi service that I use on a regular basis Jenny :+60123789428 to arrange something for you.

The fireflies is at a different place, about a 90min drive from KL.

Taxi fare to Genting approx RM100-150 as its a 90min drive too. May not be necessary to reserve taxi back since you going on Monday.

Genting is on a hill and is very cool. So whether you stay till evening nothing to do with the heat, rather whether your children have the stamina.

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2. Re: Taxi help - 4 days in KL- arrange a taxi from airport

1/ Even with kids on board I would give Genting a miss. Completely and utterly disappointing experience. Nothing like Universal or Disney, just a couple of lousy pathetic rides and LONG waiting lines. Total waste of time IMO.

Better go to Sunway Lagoon.

2/ Bird Park, Butterfly park - highly recommended. Also in the area you may check Planetarium and Museum of Islamic Art. Batu Caves in the same day is also doable.

3/ For taxi to -from airport, please check FAQ. All answers are there.

3. Re: Taxi help - 4 days in KL- arrange a taxi from airport

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