- Go bargain hunting in Langkawi during Malaysia GP Sale

January 21, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can reveal that shopaholics travelling to Langkawi in the coming weeks will have the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the start of the 2011 Malaysia GP Sale.

Kicking off on March 15th and running until April 15th, the nationwide event offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy 37 days of bargains and promotions covering everything from clothes and shoes to fine dining.

With Langkawi enjoying duty-free status, the island is already a popular destination with shoppers and the launch of the GP Sale could see even more people heading to the resort to snap up some value deals.

Under the promotion, big-name Malaysian and international retailers will slash their prices, with many offering as much as 50 per cent off on a vast range of products.

As well as enjoying the discounts available in Langkawi, holidaymakers and business travellers alike could opt to take a trip to the nation's mainland to visit areas such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor, which are running various offers throughout the event.

With prices on numerous items having increased in the UK earlier this month as a result of the VAT hike, people staying in Langkawi hotels may welcome the chance to purchase products for cheaper than they would be available back home.

For more information on this event, visit the Tourism Malaysia website. recommends an array of Langkawi accommodation, such as the Tanjung Rhu Resort Langkawi.

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