Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia . It is partly located on the Asian mainland and partly on the north side of the island of Borneo . Malaysia also shares borders with Thailand , Singapore , Indonesia and Brunei . The climate is consistently tropical. That is particularly the extreme humidity that prevails throughout the year. This high humidity naturally attracts a high thunderstorm activity to be. The afternoon temperatures are 31-35 degrees, 26-29 degrees at night. Appear to offer the nights do not cool down.
In El Nino, there are significant impacts on the climate in Borneo! Precipitation is less, the temperatures reached in the afternoon then in the long periods often 35 degrees or more. The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is served by several major international flight predecessor. From Germany, Malaysia Airlines flies non-stop to Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines is among the excellent SKYTRAX 5-Star Airlines and received several times the award “World Best Cabin Staff” and “Best Economy Class”. A flight from Frankfurt to Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 12 hours and the landing takes place around 6:30 clock in the morning in Kuala Lumpur.
Besides Malaysia Airlines also operates the German Lufthansa route, however, Lufthansa flies to Bangkok first and then – after a brief stopover – next to Kuala Lumpur. The travel time is accounted for, 14.5 hours and landing in Kuala Lumpur is 18-19 clock. The landing at night can people who suffer severely from jet lag to facilitate the adaptation to local time. In addition, you can go via Singapore with Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways via Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. Qatar Airways is cheaper, but you have to expect at this Connecting with a 4-hour stopover in Doha. The cheapest way is currently with AirAsia X from London-Stansted (just around 280 €) to Kuala Lumpur. Stansted is used by many German airports served cost (including Ryanair from about 20 € one way).
The international airport of Kuala Lumpur is one of the best in the world and received in the years 2005, 2006 and 2007, the award “World Best Airport”. The airport is almost 70km from the city center in the district of Sepang. All full-service airlines to use the provided part of the airport, located in the Contact Pier and the Satellite Terminal is divided. All international airlines use the Satellite Terminal, just as there are long-haul of Malaysia Airlines handled. From the Satellite Terminal drives a cost-free Aerotrain every 90 seconds for the Contact Pier (Haupterminal,) where several flights of Malaysia Airlines will be handled. Similarly, there is the handling of Einreiseformalitaeten and Gepaeckausgabe. From the main terminal Does the “KLIA Ekspres” in just 28 minutes to KL Sentral (Central Station). The trip costs MYR 35 per person (approx. EUR 7.00). The KLIA Ekspres is the fastest and most efficient airport in the possibility of get to town.
At the airport of Kuala Lumpur, there is still a so-called Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) which is served by Air Asia and Tiger Airways. The LCCT is connected to the contact pier by a bus service which runs every 15 minutes. The trip takes about 20 minutes, as are the terminals while only 300 meters (distance) located between them, but used the bus and only the Manifesto airport road circling the airport in order to get to the main terminal. If we are planning a switch from a full service airline (for Malaysia Airlines) (reversed or) on Air Asia, you should allow a transfer time of at least 3 hours.
The LCCT is not connected to the KLIA Ekspres, unfortunately, so you have set up a shuttle service by bus to KL Sentral. These costs by bus from Air Asia MYR 9, – (approx. EUR 1.80). Tickets in the bus and on board Air Asia flights a can be obtained. Furthermore, there is a competing company, which for MYR 8 – serving the same route. The journey time, depending on traffic density between 60 and 75 minutes. Especially on Mondays to Fridays, one should expect in the time of 17 clock 20 clock bis with a journey time of 90 minutes, as there is a high volume of traffic in KL.
Similarly, the taxi from KLIA to Kuala Lumpur is possible. To prevent over-priced fares for passengers to be demanded, a Cuponsystem was introduced. The passenger shall notify an employee of the taxi company with the goal and, after payment (credit card payment is possible) an Unsubscribe newsletter. With this he goes to the taxi rank outside the terminal and get a vehicle assigned. The prices are based on a zone system and range from MYR 70 and MYR 120th From midnight to 6:00 clock in the morning is a surcharge of 50%. The switches are located in the international terminal after customs control on the sliding doors or in the arrivals hall at the rental car counters.
For safety reasons, offers of free riders called “touts”, who are in the arrivals area, will be rejected. If you forgo the purchase of a coupon, it must exist in a taxi that is driven by counter (meter). Otherwise, guests are welcome especially unfamiliar with prices charged between MYR 300 and MYR 500th. All Terminals (Contact Pier and Satellite LCCT), there is a free, but sometimes a little slow WLAN.
If it is intended, in Malaysia (or more) to travel, is a transfer flight with one of the low-cost airlines such as Air Asia – http://www.airasia.com , very inexpensive and reliable. Similar to eg Easy Jet is here reduced to a minimum of service. Because the flights are usually very short, take this loss of comfort in favor of a very cheap fare in love to buy. Can be booked directly through the website. To use a credit card is required. Bring it to the printout of the booking confirmation and your passport, one gets immediately the boarding passes. Air Asia also offers each of its Asian airports the opportunity to book directly. Absolutely no problem, just like when you go buy bread at the bakery, to buy his plane ticket and there rises a short time later the plane in the direction desired destination.