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See Kuala Lumpur the cashless way

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The city’s mayor, Datuk Mohd Amin Nordin, said at the launch of the pass that it was aimed at providing seamless access to the numerous attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur.

The KL PASS provides seamless access to the numerous attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur.
The KL PASS provides seamless access to the numerous attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur. Photo Credit: SeanPavonePhoto/iStock

Tourists to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital city, can visit its various tourists site the cashless way with the just-launched KL PASS.


The city’s mayor, Datuk Mohd Amin Nordin, said at the launch of the pass that it was aimed at providing seamless access to the numerous attractions in and around Kuala Lumpur.

The pass, produced and managed by Meridian Tourist Access Sdn Bhd, also comes with various benefits. Among them are skipping the queues at tourist sites with Fast Track lanes, enabling tourists to get around the city on the KL Hop-On Hop-Off tour bus, and discounts/offers at dining and retail outlets in various shopping malls. 

The pass also comes with a complimentary guidebook packed with useful information about the various attractions and instructions to get to them. 

Meridian Tourist Access’ managing director, Farouk Nurish, said the KL PASS project cost RM1.2 million (US$271,000) to set up, with another RM1 million expected to be spent.

The company is working on adding public transportation to the cashless solution.

The KL PASS comes in validities of one, three and six days. It is available for purchase online at www.klpass.com, and at various sales outlets in the city and at the KL International Airport.


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