How to get from Langkawi Airport to City Center, Kuah or Cenang?

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Since it’s a small, but fascinating, island in Kedah Province of Malaysia, transportation is not a big issue. There are mainly 3 options, listed from expensive to cheap:

You can ask for your hotel’s shuttle service. This will be the most expensive option. One-way trip will cost around 80 MYR (19 USD) for Kuah.

You may use taxi (without meter) mostly fixed price. But do not forget to negotiate. One-way trip will cost around 35 MYR (8 USD) to Kuah.

If you have the internet in your mobile, you may use applications Uber and Grab. There are not too much Grab Driver in Langkawi, Uber is more common. One-way trip will cost around 20 MYR (4.5 USD) to Kuah. Continue reading “How to get from Langkawi Airport to City Center, Kuah or Cenang?”

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How Much Money will I Spend in Malaysia, daily?

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If you are not a luxury seeker, but a keeper of mid-class standard,  you should budget approximately 400 MYR (~90 USD) per day in Malaysia. This is valid for couples or family with one children. If you will travel with more members, here is the calculation.

You may use the below breakdown for budgeting your daily expenses:

Accommodation (max. 700 MYR, min. 200 MYR)

For Kuala Lumpur:
5* hotels are average 350 MYR/night (breakfast included)
4* hotels are average 200 MYR/night (breakfast included)

For Langkawi: (more expensive than KL)
5* hotels are average 700 MYR/night (breakfast included)
4* hotels are average 300 MYR/night (breakfast included)

Food (max. 130 MYR, min. 45 MYR)

  • Breakfast (considered as inclusive of Accommodation) or you may budget as 10 MYR/person
  • Lunch 39 MYR (for fast food, KFC twister box is 13 MYR)
  • Dinner 75 MYR( an average local restaurant will cost you around 30MYR for each adult, 15 for children)
  • Other snacks and beverages 16 MYR

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Best Mobile Service for Travelers in Malaysia

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There are mainly four mobile service provider in Malaysia:
Celcom, DiGi, Maxis, U Mobile

You may check the coverage on the map for the location that you want to visit in Malaysia. (Service provided by OpenSignal)

Most of the rural areas Celcom is the best. For example Celcom has the best coverage for Langkawi. For Kuala Lumpur, almost all of them are same and usable.

 

 

 

 

 

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