Thursday, July 09, 2009

Malaysia Entices Shoppers With Mega Sale Carnival 2009

Middle Easterners and visitors to Malaysia from other regions can look forward to exciting bargains, discounts, promotions and activities during the Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival (MMSC) from July 4 to Aug 31.

Organised by the tourism ministry, the event is scheduled to be launched by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, on July 5 at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur shopping mall.

The ceremony will be attended by 44 foreign journalists and television crews who have been invited to Malaysia under the Mega Familiarisation programme, in conjunction with the event, Tourism Malaysia said in a statement Tuesday.

They are from Australia, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates.

"During the MMSC, shoppers can look forward to getting a wide variety of products at attractive prices, ranging from haute couture, fashion accessories, jewellery and cosmetics to the latest gadgets, handicrafts and unique curios.

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"All the bargains, promotions, fun activities and contests that will take place throughout the MMSC 2009 offer Malaysians and foreign tourists an exciting shopping experience that will satisfy even the most seasoned shoppers," said Tourism Malaysia.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Malaysia Mega Sale Carnival, billed as the Southeast Asian nation's biggest shopping event.

Outside the Klang Valley, state-level launches of MMSC 2009 will take place in Penang (July 8), Kota Baharu (July 10), Kota Kinabalu (July 11), Johor Baharu and Miri (July 18).

Shoppers can expect a host of exciting events throughout the MMSC 2009, starting with the 'Late Nite Celebration' on July 4 in Bukit Bintang, one of the most popular shopping districts in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur.

"For a showcase of fabulous Middle Eastern music and performances, visit the Bukit Bintang precinct every Friday and Saturday, beginning July 10, for the Samrah Festival, which will be held for seven consecutive weeks," said Tourism Malaysia.

Visitors to Kuala Lumpur are also encouraged to visit the Central Market, Petaling Street, the local China Town, and Little India in Brickfields, as well as Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Masjid India to experience Malaysian street shopping at its best.

Shoppers stand to get instant gift redemptions under the MMSC 2009 MasterCard Redemption Programme at selected shopping venues, and could win prizes amounting to RM100,000, which include 30 weekly prizes of RM250 and one weekly prize of RM5,000 under the MMSC 2009 MasterCard Contest.

Malaysia Airlines (Mas) is offering excess baggage allowance for passengers flying from Malaysia to selected destinations.

Under the MH Smart Fare brand, an additional five kilogrammes and 10kg will be given to passengers in the Economy Class and Business Class respectively.

Under the MH Flex Fare brand however, an additional 10kg will be given to both Economy and Business Classes.

Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM), the local railway network, is offering a 25 per cent discount on inter-city train tickets from July 5 to Aug 31 (not valid from Friday to Sunday and during school holidays from Aug 21 to 31).

To qualify for this offer, passengers are required to produce receipts with a minimum purchase of RM100 (in a single receipt) from any shopping mall.

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Source : Bernama
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