Shopping in Langkawi
Langkawi having been recently declared a duty free island has now become a regional hub for duty-free shopping. The main shopping is usually in the town of Kuah, where there is a vatiety of products at unbelieveable prices. The usual up-market shopping locations are the Jettypoint, Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall, Billion Supermarket, Langkawi Parade, HIG Complex, Rams Deco, Idaman Suri and others. There is a lot excitment on the island with the opening of the Oriental Village.
The value for money items which reflect the island duty-free status would be as follows:-
Handicrafts - a wide selection of handicrafts shops are found throughout the island. They include beautiful wood carvings, intricately crafted silverware, pewter ware, bronze and terracotta statues, local kites, bamboo umbrellas and thousands of other artcrafts right uo to an aboriginal blowpipe.
Electronic Items - Digital video cameras, hi-fi system, handphones, drone an other related gadgets seem to be vouge with shoppers.
Perfumes and Cosmetics - A wide selection of elite and famous perfumes and cosmetic from all over the world is available at duty free pricess.
High End Fashion Design - Langkawi is fast becoming a regional center for high end fashion and designer clothes.