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Kuala Lumpur Named World’s 18th Best Holiday Destination Above Los Angeles, Dubai & Hong Kong

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Kuala Lumpur has been named one of the best holiday destinations for 2024 according to a survey by Which?, a UK-based non-profit organisation for protecting consumers.

Specifically, the Malaysian capital is ranked 18th out of 37 cities worldwide, finishing above many popular long-haul global cities such as Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Dubai, Buenos Aires, Abu Dhabi and more.

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In the annual survey of more than 3,000 holidays globally by visitors from the UK, cities are rated across 7 measures. These include food and drink, accommodation, cultural sights, shopping, ease of getting around, value for money and lack of crowds.

According to the 2024 edition of the survey, Sydney is the best holiday destination, with a customer score of 88%. Making up the top 5 are Cape Town (85%), Chicago (84%), Kyoto (84%) and Singapore (84%).

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As for Kuala Lumpur, we are ranked 18th with the same 75% score as Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. For category ratings, the Malaysian capital scored:

  • Food and drinks – 4/5 stars
  • Accommodation – 4/5 stars
  • Cultural sights – 3/5 stars
  • Shopping – 4/5 stars 
  • Ease of getting around – 2/5 stars
  • Lack of crowds – 2/5 stars
  • Value for money – 4/5 stars

You can see the full rankings below:

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This annual survey started in October 2023, with the city score being based on a combination of overall satisfaction and the likelihood of recommending the city. Furthermore, only cities reviewed by at least 30 people are included.

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So, what do you guys think of the survey findings? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

 

Also read: “Pay RM300 in station or RM100 here” – M’sian Police Caught Asking Bribe from British Couple on Van Tour

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