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1. Posted by fm1770 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 7y

hi

i am planning to visit KL later this year - after peak tourist months - i have a daily budget of $ 400 (USD) excluding hotel expenses - i am wondering will that be enough to cover dining/transportation/tickets etc.

i am planning to stay for 6 days - so i would bring about $ 2400 in total

Any Suggestions!!!!

- Farhan

[ Edit: Sorry, no promos please. ]

2. Posted by karazyal (Travel Guru 1652 posts) 7y

Quoting fm1770

hi

i am planning to visit KL later this year - after peak tourist months - i have a daily budget of $ 400 (USD) excluding hotel expenses - i am wondering will that be enough to cover dining/transportation/tickets etc.

i am planning to stay for 6 days - so i would bring about $ 2400 in total

Any Suggestions!!!!

- Farhan

A budget of $400 is pretty good! Usually on so many Asia travel forums you have a backpacker or thrift traveler asking about where to stay for $10 to $30 a day and the cheapest places to eat at.

At $400 a day US, I think you will have to work at trying to spend that amount unless you throw your money away foolishly. If you are slightly conservative you can probably get by with only $200 a day! You must be planning on finding the most expensive places to eat at and never taking a cheaper bus ride.

I spent 2 days in Malaysia in November and spent under $30 on a hotel (A/C, hot water, color TV, private toilet/shower, maid service, etc.) Food was under $20 a day, I was just passing through from Thailand to Singapore. I did stay in the (cheaper) Penang area and not KL this time.

Good luck.

3. Posted by melawasi (Budding Member 20 posts) 7y

Wow someone wants to live like a king! I spent a few days in Kuala Lumper earlier on this month and below is roughly how much I spent daily
Accommodation hostel – 30 Ringet (3-4 star hotels could be in the range of 200-400 ringett)
Breakfast – 10 Ringet
Lunch – 15 ringet
Dinner – 20 ringet
Transport – 4 ringet
Snack – 5 ringet

Farhan – what do you want to do when your in KL?? KL has many shopping malls which I guess you could spend hundreds there. buffet lunch at 5 star restaurant (menara tower) is approx 80 ringett. A day trip to genting highlighs is 40 ringett I think!

5 ringet = 1 British pound

If you have spare cash you want to spend I am sure a few of the travellers on this site would appreciate lol