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Private: Full-Day Genting Highlands & Batu Caves Tour from Kuala Lumpur

Private: Full-Day Genting Highlands & Batu Caves Tour from Kuala Lumpur
7 to 8 hours
USD 15.00
Get out of the city for a day at Genting Highlands on this excursion from Kuala Lumpur. A hill resort north of KL, Genting Highlands is home to an indoor theme park (currently closed), shopping complex, restaurants, and more, which you can enjoy at your leisure. The cable car rides up the hill is included but all other entrance fees and activities are at your own expense so you can choose what you want to do.

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Private Kuala Lumpur KL Day Tour
6 hours
USD 50.00
This is Private KL city tour,The driver cum guide will fetch you from your Kuala Lumpur hotel or nearby preferred location at 9:00am and start the tour drive to Batu Caves, the main attraction, within 15 minutes of Kuala Lumpur city center. 

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Subang Airport (SZB) Taxi Service

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 Official Subang Airport Taxi Service


Official Subang Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com recommends the official Subang Airport taxi service.

This is an efficient and inexpensive form of transport from the Subang Airport and really the only option available, unless using a hotel shuttle.

(Read More about Official Subang Airport Taxis Below)
** Be aware that unofficial or pirate taxis operate at Subang Airport and we have given them different safety recommendations as discussed below.

Official Subang Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Subang Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (MYR or Malaysian Ringgit). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency. Note that Subang Airport taxi rates given here are for official taxis and unofficial or pirate taxis (discussed below) may be different.

  • MYR 40 from the airport and MYR 60 to the airport.

Kuala Lumpur Taxi Payment: Cash
  • Always confirm with your Subang Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Kuala Lumpur Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Not required

Official Subang Airport Taxi Details

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You can purchase a pre-paid taxi coupon inside the SZB Subang Airport Arrivals hall before heading outside to catch a taxi to town. For the return trip, drivers may either use the meter (rates below) or try to set a fixed price that is about 1.5 times the rate you paid to get from the airport. Note that premium taxis are more expensive (usually 1.5-2 times the price), but more spacious, especially important if you have a lot of luggage.

In Kuala Lumpur the taxis rates are, including trips back to the SZB Subang Airport:

First 2 kilometres MYR 2
Per 200 metres thereafter MYR 0.10

Arrive or depart stress-free at the Subang Airport by pre-booking your private Subang Airport transfer.
See our Subang Airport private transfer options page for more information and pricing.

 Pirate Subang Airport Taxi Serivce


Pirate taxis operate at the SZB Subang Airport and expect to be approached by touts offering taxi services. Do NOT speak to any of these touts as they will con foreigners and will charge more than official SZB Subang Airport taxis. You will also not be covered by insurance if an accident occurs.

IHateTaxis.com does not recommend the pirate Subang Airport taxi service.

Pirate taxis will be more expensive than the official ones.

 Subang Airport Taxi Scams

Some cabs will tell you that there are no budget cabs available to try to convince you to take a premium taxi. Occasionally this is true, especially near midnight when the tariff jumps and cabs won't take jobs for half an hour or so before midnight.


While you are largely protected from unscrupulous taxi drivers by the pre-paid taxi ticket system at Subang Airport, here are some Malaysian taxi scams to be aware of while in the city:

  • Driver refuses to take you where you want (tip: don't tell the driver your destination before you get in the car)
  • Driver refuses to turn the meter on and quotes a rate, usually high 
  • Driver refuses to make change (expect this, and carry small bills)

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Last Updated: 16 Aug 2020