Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Langkawi Island – Shopping …shopping at Langkawi .

Langkawi is an ideal destinationto do some shopping as it offers an attractive range of duty –free goods . Most of the island’s shopping establishments can be found in and around Kuah . A good place to start one’s shopping spree is the modern Langkawi Mall , Langkawi Parade ( Teow Soon Huat ) ,Langkawi Fair Shopping Complex and Jetty Point Duty Free Complex offering a wide selection of items such as perfumes ,cosmetics ,leather wear ,sports gear, ladies’ accessories ,confectionery ,liquor and cigarettes .The Langkawi International Fashion Zone (LIFZ) at the Oriental Village offers a one-stop shopping experience for brand-conscious visitors . Browse through a range of chic apparels and accessories from leading designer labels .
Those who want a taste of shopping – local style , should head to the bazaars in the main town as well as Cenang and Black Sand Beach .Here , visitors can mingle with the jostling crowd and join in the excitement of haggling .Pick out a dainty batik outfit or select a fancy handicraft piece for your loved ones .Remember to sample the delicious local spread on sale before heading elsewhere .
Visitor to Langkawi UnderWater World and Langkawi Cable Car may also get their hands on some great buys such as pewter , crystals and glassware at the shopping outlets located in the vicinity . Visitors are allowed to bring back to the mainland one bottle of liquor and one carton of cigarettes after staying at least 48 hours on the island . Credit cards are accepted at most outlets in Kuah .

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