You know how Paris is known for its fashion, and Japan for its electronics? Malaysia is simply known for shopping, and shopping everything and anything you need! It’s your one-stop-shop for all of those favourite things you want to buy and has something for every kind of shopaholic.
Book lovers visit… the bookshop BookXcess in Amcorp Mall in Selangor. This cosy little bookstore offers books, new and old, imported magazines, audio CDs and more at extremely discounted rates. For example, picking up a RM50+ priced book for around RM17!
Most of the locations are easily accessible by buses that are one of the primary modes of transport here. Check www.redbus.sg
for tickets, keep that cash handy and get ready to pile on those shopping bags in your arms!
Fashion freaks visit… Berjaya Times Square Shopping Mall in KL. While you aren’t going to run out of options when it comes to picking up the latest in fashion and accessories here, Berjaya is the most popular among all, offering the best of the brands at steal away costs. Cocktail dresses for RM25, fake leather boots for RM60… you get the picture. . The Berjaya Times Square Shopping Mall is quite big. You will get to witness variety of products here. Pricing is also quite reasonable. With spacious alleyways, the crowds flow smoothly. There are enough escalators and lifts to make it even more convenient for smooth flow of crowds. Food court and fun park makes this place even more interesting especially if you are with your family and children. It is indeed a great tourist place for both locals as well as tourists visiting Singapore.
Electronic geeks visit… Low Yat Plaza in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur. Everything electronics can be found here at low costs. This place is known as the premier IT mall in the country due to the 500 electronic goods stores it houses. This is one of the best places to shop for electronics. You will come across a lot of variety to choose from. Best part is you can bargain.. Check for the prices of your desired product In few shops as the price will vary and you can then purchase by bargaining at an attractive price. Be sure to take a demo of the product you have purchased. There is no hassle. They give you a demo very happily. People are good and helpful. This, I found one of the best source to purchase IT products. A single stop for hardware requirement.
Bugis Street… Bugis Street has more than 600 shops, and most of them offer fashion clothing, shoes and accessories. Fashionistas will certainly be impressed by all the latest and trendiest things that are updated almost every day.
Lucky Plaza… While most of the shopping centres on Orchard road sell high-end products to wealthy customers, Lucky Plaza is the only mall catering to budget shoppers. Casual clothing, simple accessories, sunglasses, low-end watches, sweet and chocolate, souvenirs, used books and medicated oil products are always on sale.