Ways to avoid heavy traffic in Kuala Lumpur while renting a car.

Kuala Lumpur City
Kuala Lumpur City

Kuala Lumpur, a beautiful city yet notoriously famous for its traffic jam as Malaysians rely heavily on vehicles to get around, especially in Kuala Lumpur.  One who visits Kuala Lumpur before will definitely find themselves stuck at least once or twice. However, not to worry! We are here to help you to avoid the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur with these 3 quick guides the next time you rent a car in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur Car Renting Tip – Guide #1 – Avoiding the Peak Hours

Bukit Bintang
Bukit Bintang

The best way is to always plan your journey as early as possible! After renting your car in Kuala Lumpur, try to stay away from the urban roads during rush hour as roads can be greatly congested during that time. Usual traffic peak hour normally starts from 7AM-9AM (morning), 12-2PM (Lunch Hour) and 5PM-8PM (evening) depending on areas. Therefore, starting your journey between 10am-11am would be an ideal choice as this could save you a lot of time from travelling. This applies through weekdays and weekends as well. Hence, we can say that the best timing to drive around Kuala Lumpur would be from 10am all the way up till 11am. 

Kuala Lumpur Car Renting Tip – Guide #2 – Public Transportations within Kuala Lumpur.


Considering taking a walk or the public transportation such as the LRT, , Monorail, or MRT when travelling in and out of Kuala Lumpur during peak hours. We highly encourage this way as it is the best way to completely avoid heavy traffic.  Certain station allows you to park your rental car at the designated car parking area for free or with a small parking fee.

Kuala Lumpur Car Renting Tip – Guide #3 – Public Holidays & Festivities

Take note of the public holidays and festivities as we are pretty sure you do not want to run into the hustling and bustling of Kuala Lumpur.  A visit during these periods will definitely prepare you and your family a spot in the massive car park  of Kuala Lumpur. For real.

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