Shopping in Kuala Lumpur Blog

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KL in a Cup

Kuala Lumpur is simply a fascinating city, offering up such a diverse range of cultural experiences and when cultures come together peacefully, wonderful things happen. Such as amazingly delicious food experiences! And that is...

Publika

The Publika is set amongst the upmarket residential areas of Damansara and Mont Kiara, there’s quite a lot of international residents living in this area and Publika really seems to hit the mark with it’s...

KL Public Transport

Here’s a one page guide to public transport options in Kuala Lumpur including buses, taxis, light rail and hire cars. Bus Rapid KL: biggest public bus provider, covering entire Klang Valley and KLC. Click...

Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival

Kuala Lumpur is the home of mega sales. The Malaysia Mega Sale is just crazy, the discounts on offer range from 30%-80%. Malaysia’s Mega Sale comes around 3 times per year, then there’s the...

Bargaining at Markets and Stalls in KL

Bargaining is a must have skill when purchasing in a street market and in Kuala Lumpur it’s no exception. Just like any other country, locals often pay one price and tourists another. Bargaining when...

Sales Tax in KL

Currently in Malaysia some goods are exempt from sales tax whereas others are charged anywhere between 5-15% and there can also be a separate Service Tax. For food and accommodation, a Service Tax of...

Shopping Hours in KL

For small invidual businesses the hours can vary greatly, but the norm would be from 9am-6:30pm, Monday to Saturday. Shopping Malls and major emporia open later, usually between 10 and 10:30am until 9:30 or 10pm...

Souvenir shops in Kuala Lumpur

Finding quality locally made specialties and souvenirs can sometimes, oddly, be a quite a task. There’s loads of tacky stuff, but the shops listed here could help you to find to find something really special from...