Malaysia Shopping Malls
Shopping in Malaysia ranges from exclusive department stores to street markets.
Bargaining is expected in the markets, unless fixed prices are displayed.Kuala Lumpur is a popular shopping destination, rivaling Singapore and Hong Kong.
Malaysia Shopping Centre - Suria KLCC, a shopping mall with a spectacular fountain, gardens and a beautiful piazza, houses a great selection of leading couture outlets.
Star Hill and Lot 10 are
popular shopping malls and there were plans underway to develop and finish an
additional mall – Times Square. The islands of Labuan and Langkawi are duty
Malaysia Shopping Malls - Cameras, pens, watches, cosmetics, perfume and electronic goods are available duty free throughout Malaysia.
Malaysian specialty goods include pewterware, silverware and brassware; batik; jewelry; pottery; and songket.
Enquire at Malaysian Royal Customs and Excise about claiming cashback on duty free goods.
Shoppers can shop within the cool comforts of one-stop multi-story shopping complexes or at sidewalk stalls, bazaars, and night markets (pasar malam).
There is certainly no shortage of places to shop. Malaysia's tax havens are Pulau Langkawi and Labuan.
Duty free areas are also found at Rantau Panjang and Pengkalan Kubur in Kelantan, and Padang Besar and Bukit Kayu Hitam in Kedah.
Petaling Street and Jalan Bandar are at the hub of Kuala Lumpur's bustling Chinatown.
Shops here offer a variety of textiles, clothes, shoes, and handbags at bargain prices.
The area is also known for its jewelry items beautifully crafted in gold and set with priceless gemstones.
Malaysia Shopping Centre - Nepalese traders offer exotic ethnic jewelry , wall hangings, ornaments, curios, and teapots from India and Myanmar.
Make-shift and mobile stores jam the streets with their offerings of dried foodstuff, herbs, fruits, flowers and herbal remedies.
Malaysia Shopping Centre - This is the place to hone your bargaining skills, where a poker face and the gift of the gab would be plus points in your favor.