Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Shopper’s Paradise!


Shopping & Malaysia are synonymous with each other. Malaysia is also a ‘Duty Free Shopping Destination’ which earns it a top spot in the places to shop list. With implementation of tax exemptions on a wider range of goods, the import tax is waved off on more than 300 products that gives you the widest of variety of items to choose from.
Who says shopping is for women only? Duty Free Malaysia has got the best buys for men too. From the most couture to street fashion labels, jewellery to the trendiest of gadgets, sports equipments, everyone indulge in a  guilt-free shopping spree . Malaysian Ringgit’s exchange rates are always more reasonable as compared to any other currencies of the world, making it possible to beat the temptation to shop,
Kuala Lumpur is one of the most popular shopping destinations. At the base of the Petronas Towers, there is Suria KLCC which houses a great selection of leading international brands. Sleek Starhill Gallery and Lot 10 have more glamorous brands, while Berjaya Times Square has its own amusement park, with roller coasters looping past the stores. The Jalan Petaling street market in Chinatown is good for inexpensive souvenirs and quality handicrafts can be found in the eye-catching Central Market.
At the heart of the trendy Bukit Bintang district lies the perfect reason to indulge in fashion, food and urban leisure. Experience the excitement of this 1.37 mil sq ft retail haven with 450 outlets offering the finest fashion and home furnishing to entertainment and culinary delights.
Another great attraction in Malaysia is Pavilion KL's six distinguished shopping precincts and a row of street-front duplexes housing flagship boutiques from the world over. You can also explore The Gardens which is a 9.7 acres development within Mid Valley City (MVC) anchored by a high-end shopping gallery, two landmark office towers, five-star Gardens Residences and five-star Gardens Hotel.
If you’re the gizmo freak, then Plaza Low Yatt Shopping Centre – The total lifestyle based IT mall has everything for you. Each floor is zoned accordingly for easier & quicker accessibility in retail categories ranging from gadgets, cameras, digital games, laptops, IPad’s, telecommunications & services, IT Hypermarket and IT Concept Stores at rock bottom prices. The mall also has non-IT retailers such as restaurant, bookstores, fashion, hair & beauty shops etc. to operate & cater to the other lifestyle needs.
Electronic goods, cosmetics and perfumes are available duty-free throughout Malaysia, and distinctive Malaysian souvenirs include Royal Selangor pewter, batik fabrics, wood-carvings, jewellery, handmade kris knives and songket brocade cloth. The islands of Labuan and Langkawi are duty-free zones too.
Shopping marks a major component of the country’s tourism revenue. With a wider choice of goods and at better prices, Malaysia tempts all the visitors to literally shop till they drop & cherish a memorable time in the city. It’s time to splurge!

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