Venue and Accommodation. How to get there.

Conference Venue

Federation University Australia, Malaysia is located in central Kuala Lumpur :
Annexe, Menara Liberty
1008 Sultan Ismail
Kuala Lumpur, 50250
Malaysia

This the the heart of Kuala Lumpur, close to many hotels and restaurants.

Accommodation

Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur : This 5 Star hotel is conveniently located via a covered walkway and jus a 6 minute walk to the conference venue.

Other option close by are :
Hotel Grand Continental – includes Marble Arch Coffee House
Hotel Plaza Kuala Lumpur

Climate

Kuala Lumpur in July : Malaysia has a equatorial climate. In July you can expect short tropical showers likely in the afternoon, with an average temperature of 29°C. Great news … July is one of the most attractive months to be in Kuala Lumpur.

Transport Kuala Lumpur:

From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Trains ; every 15 minutes from 5am to 1am; 30 minutes to KL Central. Buses ; every hour from 5am to 1am; one hour to KL Central. Taxis ; one hour to Central KL.
Trains : There are two trains service to the airport:
1. Non stop KLIA express
2. KLIA transist (stops at few stations), for details go to : http://www.kliaekspres.com/plan-buy/schedule/

Taking a ride on LRT or light rail transit train is easy. When you are in the station, read the route map to locate where you are and decide where to go to. Purchase the ticket or the train token, the ” touch and go ” may be used as a ticket if you have it.

Buses : The Hop On Hop Off Bus is a good way to get an overview of Kuala Lumpur, look at the Hop On Hop Off website for prices and schedules. The Hop On Hop off Bus is very tourist friendly.

Touch ‘n Go Travel Card for all RapidKL train and bus lines : Travelers who plan on commuting and travelling around the city a lot with the trains and buses can now opt to buy a Touch ‘n Go Travel Card. This card is available for purchase at most train stations around the city center.

KL has plenty of air-conditioned taxis, which queue up at designated taxi stops across the city. You can also flag down moving taxis, but drivers will stop only if there is a convenient place to pull over. Taxis should always use a meter. Always ask and confirm if they are going by the meter. If not, best get another taxi.

Use GRAB to get to wherever you want. 1. Download the app for free and register your account. 2. Start booking. The app auto-detects your location for pick-up. Choose your destination. 3. Confirm a driver and track them as rhey make their way to you. (http://www.grab.com)

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Top Tourist Experiences in KL :
– Petronas Towers
– Chinatown
– National Visual Arts Gallery
– KL Bird Park
– Islamic Arts Museum
– Tun Addul Razak Heritage Park