While staying in Malaysia, tourist can do some shopping as Malaysia is a good place to shop and may be aptly referred to as a shopper’s paradise for tourists. There are few types of shopping place in Malaysia as listed below. Bring back home our local goods and food as souvenirs for your family.
Duty-free goods can be found in many locations and the ringgit is exchanged at a good price on foreign markets. Check the current exchange rate. Tax havens in Malaysia are Langkawi Island and also Labuan. Other duty free areas are Pengkalan Kubur and Rantau Panjang in Kelantan and Bukit Kayu Hitam and Padang Besar in Kedah. The airports and city centers in Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Johor Bahru also have some duty free shops. Thus, due to competitive pricing, shopping in Malaysia is an enticing option.
Shoppers can shop within multi-storey shopping malls, sidewalk stalls, bazaars, and night markets called pasar malam in Malaysia. Shops generally open from 10.00 in the morning till 10.00 in the night in the large cities.
Malaysia offers a range of shopping products from the Orient, branded designer goods and even intricate local handicrafts. The designer collections, optical items, footwear, watches and good quality fabrics, besides, electrical and electronic appliances are available too.
Cultural Products like Malay handicrafts are what tourists look for while shopping in Malaysia. Here we review some of the handmade products made in Malaysia that are widely known for their beauty and quality.