Malaysia With a Baby or Toddler

  • Kuala Lumpur Airport – If you are transferring in Kuala Lumpur you will find a children’s playroom at level 5 of the main terminal building. Baby changing facilities and lactation rooms are located throughout the airport equipped with a changing mat, wash basin and chair. If you have checked your buggy or other baby equipment it may come out at the gate, on the baggage carousel or in the oversized baggage section so ask at the airport when checking in Or ask the cabin crew if you are not sure.
  • Travelling into Kuala Lumpur – If you are staying in Kuala Lumpur you can get an airport coach shuttle which leaves every 30 minutes from the main terminal. This takes approximately 1 hour to the city centre (traffic dependent). You can also book an airport limo at the arrivals section of the main terminal or the domestic terminal. An express train leaves from the airport every 15 – 20 minutes and take 30 minutes to the city centre. This is the fastest option and costs RM35 one way and RM75 return for adults. The train stops at 3 stations, Bandar Tasik Selatan Station, Putrajaya Station and Cyberjaya and Salak Tinggi Station. Car rental services are also available from booths inside the main terminal arrival hall but be sure to pre book a car with a car seat as one may not be available on arrival.
  • Taxis – If  you have your own car seat you can get a taxi in the Arrivals area or if you want to book a taxi with a car seat you will need to make advance arrangements. You can book these from www.infotaxi.org/malaysia_taxi/kualalumpurtaxi. You can also rent baby safety equipment, toys and other equipment including high chairs and buggies from My Baby Rentals in Kuala Lumpur. This company also delivers to your hotel. A maxi cosi car seat costs RM60 per week and a lightweight stroller costs RM60 also. A Baby Bjorn sling costs RM20 per week.
  • Jet Lag – Malaysia is 6 hours ahead of the UK and Ireland. Night flights make jet lag easier to cope with as it minimises sleep disruption.
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