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Duty Free - What else is cheap besides liquor?

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Duty Free - What else is cheap besides liquor?


Just wondering besides liquor what else is worth buying in langkawi's duty free shops when we come for our visit next month? Is laptops a good purchase here?

I am a US expat living in China right now where most items of higher quality seems to be more expensive (because of import tarriffs & taxes) then in the US where I am from.



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1. Re: Duty Free - What else is cheap besides liquor?


Do a little research before you come because although Langkawi is duty free it only seems to apply to certain goods.

Liquor & tobacco are the obvious, but also chocolate & luggage (I guess you need the luggage for the chocolate).

Electrical goods are certainy no cheaper there than in the UK for instance, & you will probably get better prices in KL than Langkawi.

Have fun


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2. Re: Duty Free - What else is cheap besides liquor?

also - items may not carry a guarantee which is valid in china, if this is an issue.

perfumes and cosmetics are tax-free throughout malaysia, if that is of interest. there really aren't any outlets selling the luxury goods [designer clothing, for instance] which command a high price in china. k.l. is better for that.

if you are travelling via k.l. - check out whether you can re-claim any tax paid on goods for export.


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