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Queensbay - worth the trip or not???

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Queensbay - worth the trip or not???

Heading back to penang in December - wondering if Queensbay is worth a look yet or can you recommend any new good shopping spots - havn't visited in 2 years - so what is new to shop or for us to see?

Thanks

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1. Re: Queensbay - worth the trip or not???

1st Avenue Mall next to Traders Hotel / Komtar - to be open in November 2010.

Straits Quay - a retail and marina enclave slated to be open in December 2010! www.straitsquay.com

Edited: 03 October 2010, 08:46
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Queensbay have almost similar tenants as in Gurney Plaza. Some differences are Jusco as anchor tenant(more Japanese products), Borders bookstore, more stores on children's toys and clothes,, home craft etc Wider choice in cafes/restaurants. and nicer to walk and browse. You can google and check their list of tenants.

http://queensbaymallmalaysia.com/

Conwy, United...
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Queensbay Mall is good for a few hours - lots of good eating places in the mall and in surrounding area.

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We found that our shopping needs were meet in Georgetown and BF night market, without the need to travel all the way to Queensbay Mall. I am responding on behalf of my 16 and 25 YO daughters.

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Last night I told my wife that 1st Avenue is open in November and the new Marina Shopping Mall in December - she was ecstatic .

(my credit card committed suicide)

1st avenue is next door to Traders where we stay.

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Esor, Your wife will be disappointed , usually not many shop tenants during official opening and typically, it takes 6-12 mths to have it in full operation, if the mall management is lucky. Times Square is still 70-80% vacant.

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We are currently staying at Traders and 1st Avenue does not look like it will be opening anytime soon. As for the E&O Marina development, the local paper even say that many tennants are still not due to open when the planned opening starts in November.

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heehee i dont understand why people go on holiday to spend hours in shopping malls.........i detest shopping!! must be the only female to admit this ???? id rather be out exploreing lolxxxx

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@ Cass & Gaja - We did notice that Times Squre had empty lots last January - I was sooooooo depressed (heeheehee) - however, she did manage to find a camera shop and bought me a new camera - reverse revenge or what?

For info, the supermarket on the 4th floor of TS has a massive selection of wines.

@ Maggie - Shopping for me is a trip to the market to try weird, wonderful foods not yet tasted.

Other shopping - USE Ebay.

Edited: 05 October 2010, 17:39
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esor your a man after my own heart !!! you think the same as me, 100% ebay seller !!heeheex

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