Review on LCCT in Kuala Lumpur
by web-administrator (February, 2014)
I arrived this terminal on Air Asia flight on Feb, 2014. I often take that Low Cost Carrier but the Low Cost Terminal in Singapore or the Air Asia Terminal in Jakarta was quite good enough so I was shocked when I saw the LCCT.
It's still as someone has mentioned from 2 years ago on Sleepinginairports.com that there was no one spending money for the architect or design, or decoration for this terminal. I felt like being treated bad just because of using cheap flight. The outside area where there are many restaurants, food stands, cafeterias was so hot. People and vehicle were crowded and too noisy. The departure hall was complicated to understand the direction. I saw lines of check-in counters right after entering the hall with Air Asia board but the right one for my flight is in the inside corner area, which was difficult to realize du continued >>
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by heyhey (April, 2009)
Pros: some food
I slept here for an 8 a.m. departure to Laos in 2009. I remember being absolutely freezing, and the chairs are terrible for sleeping in--hard, with dividers.... I don't know how I did it. safe, though, it seemed. Daytime has lots of food options--cafes. This is a huge terminal.
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Sleeping in LCCT Kuala Lumpur Airport
by web-administrator (January, 2014)
(email submission from S) My flight was from HK with airasia and it arrived after midnight at 01.00.
And i need to take a bus to melacca in the morning. Since i want to save some money me and my husband didnt book any hotel nearby and think that i could stay for 3-4 hrs on arrival area or a mcdonald restaurant that --last time i checked-- have 24-hour-open sign.
First we tried to sleep at the baggage claim area and it worked out until last arrival of airasia flight that was 4 o clock in the morning. A security guard wake us up with a loud voice and force us wait outside arrival area. He even ask us (that were very sleepy) to pass all of our things through xray. We dragged our luggages out and try to look for that McDonald restaurant. Busted! Even the 24-hour-open sign is still there, all the restaurant was closed.
We moved to dep continued >>
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Good sleeping airport if you are well prepared and informed
by sunnasutta (July, 2013)
Reason for Stay: Too cheap for a hotel room
Where: Landside and Airside
Pros: 24/7 food, facilities, free Wifi (landside and airside)
Cons: Icy cold at night (airside), long walk to cheap public transport & food.
This is one of the best airports in the world to sleep in as there are plenty of comfortable long benches at the airside designated areas. However, bring along a sleeping bag as it is icy cold at night. Earplugs are handy too as the airport announcements are frequent, loud and annoying. If you plan to stay up, there are lots of things to do as this is an airport that never sleeps - cafes, free WiFi, etc. On the landside, airport directions to the Express Rail Link to KL and food court are good. However, it is a much longer walk if you decide to board the (cheap) public buses to the city and directions to the bus terminal are confusing. At the bus terminal, you will find the cheapest food - about half of what you would have to pay at the food court. However, most passengers do not even know of the existence of this cheap food outlet becaus continued >>
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Who needs a hotel??
by hilman91 (June, 2013)
Reason for Stay: Early flight departure
Pros: 24 hour restaurants, long movable benches with no armrests.
Cons: frequent flight announcements
Stayed at KLIA main terminal overnight as had an early morning back to Sibu. Wanted to check-in our bags at the baggage-drop counter at 11pm because they were heavy and hard to carry but was surprised that it was possible! After supper at one of the 24 hour restaurants/franchise, we went to the viewing area to catch some shut-eye. Pleasantly long movable benches were available and we pushed some vacant ones creating a small bed. Slept awfully well with extremely quiet surroundings (except the flight announcements) and dimmed lights (after 12am). Woke up the next morning and felt refreshed! Wifi is available almost everywhere but the strongest signal will be on the departure hall (level 5). A lot of people were doing the same thing we did and did not seem to mind. Just a word of warning, bring a jacket or two as the temperature may drop ar continued >>
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