Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Malaysia's busiest airport is one of Asia's major aviation hubs, transporting 34 million passengers per annum. Kuala Lumpur International's twin-terminal facility is located 35 miles (56 km) south of central Kuala Lumpur, a 30-minute non-stop journey via the KLA Ekspres train.
A wide array of duty-free shops and high-end boutiques dominate the airport's satellite building with international brands like Christian Dior, Versace, Mont Blanc, Hermès, Coach and Burberry. Watches, sunglasses, liquor, perfumes and tobacco products offer particularly good value to European travellers. Local fashion designers can be found at the Just Nice Boutique while international sporting brands are stocked in good supply at the Sportswear store, especially Adidas, Nike and Reebok. For a dazzling display of jewellery head to the Gold Bazaar, where top Asian merchants include such names as Habib Jewels, Selberan, Gold City and Zam Gems.
Super-fast wireless high-speed internet access is available throughout the airport.
East & Drink
A good selection of restaurants, snack bars, delis, fast-food outlets, bars and cafés can be found throughout the airport, most are located beyond security control. Try EDEN and the Asian Café (in the Main Terminal Building, Level 5) the Malaysian Wok & East Point Ritazza (Level 3) for Asian speciality dining. Major chains Starbucks and Delifrance also compete for trade. Head to 1901 Hot Dog (Contact Pier), Burger King (Level 5, Main Terminal Building) and KFC (Level 5, Main Terminal Building) for fast-food favourites. Gourmets should seek out the Palms Grill & Bar on Compact Pier, one of the airport's more sophisticated dining options.