Sitting in central Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has everything from ancient temples, to the famous and iconic silver clad Petronas towers to look at. There's also a wealth of fun, food, night life and culture to enjoy in this fast paced city which caters for all kinds of travellers. Finding a flight should be easy using the idealo flight comparison.
Kuala Lumpur has a tropical climate great for all year travel, but it's less rainy from May to August. The Chinese New Year is on the first full moon between 21.01. and 21.02. Also in January is the Thaipusam (tamil Hindu festival for Murugan), which is a 15 km long parade from the city centre to Batu caves. The 31st August is the National holiday "Hari Merdeka" (Independence day) with parades, events and a large firework display. 'Eid al-Adha' is the Islamic Festival at the end of Ramadan Eid al-Fitr, in the 9th month of the Islamic calendar.
No visas are needed by British citizens if staying for less than 3 months as a tourist, but passports should be valid for 6 months or more from date of entry. Recommended vaccines to have are Hepatitis A, Typhus, Tetanus aund Diphtheria along with the usual routine vaccinations needed for the UK. Prices for food and goods are much lower than in UK. Street food is from around 6 MYR and lunch costs about 16 MYR, and soft drinks are about 2 MYR. Alcohol is more expensive (a beer costs roughly 12 MYR), as are western style restaurants. Locally produced textiles are cheap and great fun to shop for.