Get set for the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale 2015! Yes, by all means, race ahead to grab the best deals and discounts during the grand nationwide sale held in conjunction with the annual Formula One Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix 2015. And why not try winning fantastic prizes in contests, games and a gamut of other special activities organised for this sale season too?
An outing to the malls today is no longer just about shopping. It’s also a time to chill out, have fun, eat out, and indulge in the things that you love doing like getting all dolled up at the mall’s beauty salon, having a massage at the spa, letting the kids play at the indoor playground, or joining your family or friends at the games arcade, cinema or a host of other facilities located within many of the country’s modern, integrated, lifestyle malls. Experience much more than shopping and enjoy a time of endless fun at participating malls and stores all over Malaysia this season.
EXPERIENTIAL SHOPPING IN THE KLANG VALLEY
The Klang Valley is home to some of Malaysia’s best and largest contemporary malls with ritzy ambience that enhances the total shopping experience. These malls cater to the varied lifestyles and needs of all age groups, with ample facilities and activities that make an outing to the malls highly enjoyable. Kuala Lumpur, for one, is already in the league of the world’s shopping capitals – New York, Tokyo and London, when CNN ranked our capital city number four in CNN’s World’s Best Shopping Cities in 2012 and 2013 consecutively.
Kuala Lumpur was also ranked as the 2nd Best Shopping Destination in Asia Pacific by Globe Shoppers Index, making the city the best shopping destination in Southeast Asia and among the tops in Asia.
Selangor also has its share of award-winning malls, contributing towards making the Klang Valley as THE place to experience the best of shopping in Malaysia. Now catch the thrills, the offers and the bargains during the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale at the following Klang Valley malls.
It’s all about shopping, dining and entertainment at FAHRENHEIT88. Catch the fever and ‘Shift into Style’ at over 170 shopping outlets and choose from a wide range of international and home-grown brands. Shopping rewards and discounts await shoppers from 14 March to 5 April. Check out the ‘Shift into Style” promotion, offering FREE shopping voucher when you spend RM150 in a maximum of two accumulated receipts at any specialty stores or RM300 in a single receipt at Brands Outlet or UNIQLO.
The mall also offers FREE Tourist Privilege Card, redeemable at the Concierge Counter on the ground floor, as well as FREE two-hour parking with RM150 worth of purchases in a single receipt at any specialty stores or RM300 in a single receipt at Brands Outlet or UNIQLO.
PLAZA LOW YAT
The mall’s ICT Carnival is back – bigger, better, merrier. The Warehouse Sales held concurrently with the carnival promises even bigger bargains for shoppers. And the lucky shopper who spends a minimum of RM200 stands a chance to win a CAR! That will definitely make your Grand Prix shopping day. The carnival offers more than RM100,000 worth of prizes to be won during the carnival. Those who spend RM200 and above in a single receipt or same-day accumulated receipts will be rewarded with the chance to play fun fair games.
Make a beeline to the carnival to catch the bargains and surprises from 27 to 29 March. For details, visit www.plazalowyat.com or www.facebook.com/plazalowyat
MID VALLEY MEGAMALL
Head to BOX OF BRICKS (Lot T-009, 3rd Floor) to join the exciting LEGO® Catch the Crook Mission during the school holiday from 11 to 22 March. Spend a minimum of RM100 on any LEGO® products to take part in this mission to hunt down the baddies and Master Crooks. Upon completion, ‘cadets’ in this mission will each receive a personalised LEGO® City police academy certificate and designer poster.
PAVILION KUALA LUMPUR
It’s all about fashion, glamour and fast cars at PAVILION KL this 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale. Shop and stand a chance to win great prizes. Walk around the mall and be enthralled by F1 car displays and merchandises from top teams. Catch the live telecast of the GP race, meet F1 drivers, win great experiences to the 2015 Formula One Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, and much more right here at PAVILION KL from 14 March to 5 April.
SOGO KUALA LUMPUR
This popular mall has a line-up of offers to brighten up your day. From 14 March to 5 April, get RM10 Cosmetics Rebate Coupon for every purchase of RM100 from a single Cosmetics or Fragrance brand. This offer excludes Value Buy items and purchases made through KL SOGO Rebate Coupons. Valid S card, sales memo and receipt must be presented for redemption on the day of purchase. Coupon is valid until 11 June 2015. Other terms and conditions apply.
Those who are interested in environmental conservation can give the mall’s ‘What’s Your Green Idea?’ promotion a shot. It’s from 14 March to 8 May. All you need to do is to share your idea on how KL SOGO can promote and lead the green way. To participate, spend a minimum of RM250 storewide. Only three contestants with the best ideas will be selected. The prize – a bicycle worth RM2,500.
Clutch bag lovers will love the mall’s Spring Clutch Bag promotion on 21 March. The first 200 shoppers who spend a minimum of RM300 (valid for KL SOGO’s S Card members) or RM350 (for non-members) in a single receipt will each receive a FREE Spring Clutch Bag. The offer is limited to one claim per customer per day who presents receipt of the day. (Redemption at Customer Service Centre, 7F).
Sprawled next to a verdant garden with the iconic Petronas Twin Towers as the outstanding backdrop, SURIA KLCC is the place to be for lucky shoppers to meet Formula One drivers. Be one of the top five spenders between 6 and 15 March and get a special invitation to meet the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton on 25 March at the mall’s Centre Court.
Those who shop from 6 to 29 March are entitled to redemption offers. Daily Redemption: Spend RM650 and above in a maximum of two accumulated receipts to receive an exciting mystery gift from SURIA KLCC concierge counter at Concourse Level. Special Weekend Redemption: Spend RM3,000 and above in a maximum of two accumulated receipts to receive an exciting mystery gift and a RM100 Harrods gift voucher. Hurry, vouchers are only limited to ten per day!
THE MINES SHOPPING MALL
Grab the 1Malaysia GP Sale Reward from 14 March to 22 March, 10am to 10pm at Level 3, Information Counter. Spend RM100 (RM70 for PB Card members) and above in a maximum of two combined same-day receipts to redeem an exclusive tumbler (first-come-first-served, while stocks last).
Meanwhile, the 1Malaysia GP Sale RM10 Crazy Deal will be organised on 28 and 29 March, 5pm and 8pm at Level 3, West Court. Spend RM80 (RM50 for PB Card members) and above in a single receipt to buy the following items worth RM15 at RM10 only: Milo Pack 1kg x 1 pack on 28 March at 5pm; Jacob’s Biscuit 800g x 1 pack on 28 March at 8pm; Naturel Cooking Oil 2.2 litres x 1 bottle on 29 March at 5pm; and Maggi Instant Noodle x 2 packs on 29 March at 8pm (limited to the first 100 shoppers per session, one purchase per shopper. First-come-first-served, while stocks last).
Take part in the 1Malaysia GP Sale Creative Photo Contest @ The Mines Shopping Mall Facebook from 14 March to 5 April. Take any creative picture of yourself together with the “1GP Sale Photo Booth” at Level 2 (the walkway in between Levi’s and Walk in). Then upload your photo to The Mines Shopping Mall Facebook.com/themineshoppingmall and you stand a chance of winning prizes worth a total of more than RM1,000!
Get together with family or friends on 22 March at 10am for a shopping adventure and hunt at The Mines' Treasure chest with ‘treasures’ worth a total of more than RM5,000! There are two categories: (1) Open Category (2 adults) – Spend RM60 (RM40 for PB Card members) and above in a maximum of two combined same-day receipts to participate (maximum 100 teams on a first-come basis. (2) Family Category (2 adults with 2 kids aged 15 and below) – Spend RM80 (RM50 for PB Card members) and above in a maximum of two combined same-day receipts to participate (maximum 50 teams on a first-come basis). Other terms and conditions apply. Registration for The Mines Shopping Hunt is now open. Closing date is 9 March. Another fun activity is running online up to 11 March. Check out the online Mines Shopping Hunt at Facebook.com/theminesshoppingmall.
Fun activities abound at the SUNWAY PYRAMID and SUNWAY LAGOON this March school holidays from 13 to 22 March. Experience the five different parks of SUNWAY LAGOON in one venue, including a sneak-peek of the all-new Nickelodeon Park, opening sometime this year. Highlights include a mini petting pen, character appearances from SUNWAY LAGOON Scream Park and Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer and Spongebob Squarepants meet & greet sessions. SUNWAY PYRAMID will reward shoppers who spend RM200 (RM150 for HSBC Card holders) in two receipts with one SUNWAY LAGOON child ticket.
EXPERIENTIAL SHOPPING IN JOHOR
Johor Bahru and its surrounding areas are Malaysia’s shopping haven down south, attracting scores of Malaysian shoppers and foreign tourists travelling to this part of the country. Shoppers from neighbouring Singapore also make a beeline to the malls, markets, food outlets and numerous entertainment and recreation centres in Johor. Flashy designer shops and duty-free outlets are aplenty, making the shopping experience here even more worthwhile.
JOHOR BAHRU CITY SQUARE
A popular mall with affordable designer shops and a great food court, JOHOR BAHRU CITY SQUARE runs its School Holiday & Shopaholic Paradise Promotion from 11 to 22 March. Enjoy the mid-term school holiday with great promotions and bargains on various reading materials, toys, apparel, accessories, home décor items and a lot more. The mall also presents its Korean Fair – the Hallyu Festival – from 1 to 12 April where you get to shop for everything Korean, from food to clothing and lots more. For details, call customer hotline at 07-221 9989 or visit http://www.facebook.com.jbcitysquare.
EXPERIENTIAL SHOPPING IN PENANG
Shopping in Penang is always an exciting experience for shoppers. From quaint shops in George Town’s UNESCO-listed World Heritage Zone to independent stores in its nooks and corners, and large, swanky shopping malls, Penang is simply a treasure trove of fabulous finds. Not only that, it’s also a world-renowned food haven filled with gastronomic delights. Having numerous tourist attractions as well, Penang offers a memorable holiday up north.
GAMA SUPERMARKET & DEPARTMENTAL STORE
This six-floor store tucked in the bustling shopping precinct of George Town is a one-stop place for a wide variety of products for everyone. This month, the store has a line-up of attractive offers. Famous Penang hawkers’ food is also available at its 6th floor cafeteria where you can dine in comfort from 10am to 8pm daily.
Catch its 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale from 14 March to 5 April to enjoy special offers and discounts of up to 70% on selected items. GAMA’s Warehouse Clearance Sale from 14 to 31 March is the time to shop and choose from a huge variety of fashion wear, shoes, bags, stationery, cooking utensils, beddings and household items, all at bargain prices.
Another sale not to be missed is the two-day GAMA Sale on 27 and 28 March, offering fantastic discounts of up to 70% on selected products. Additionally, shoppers will enjoy a further 10% discount or more on selected merchandise, as well as receive a RM10 bonus voucher with net purchase of RM100 in a single receipt at the Departmental Store level. For details, call +604-226 2111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STRAITS QUAY RETAIL MARINA, PENANG
This unique shopping marina is Penang’s first and only seafront retail marina where ships and boats dock nearby, enhancing the lovely sights and ambience by the sea. Themed ‘Fun, food and festivity by-the-sea’, the STRAITS QUAY RETAIL MARINA is definitely a must-visit.
Its activities encompass a colourful mix of retail and cultural celebrations. From 7 to 8 March, catch the St. Patrick Festival, a yearly celebration organised by the Penang Irish Association. Watch the marching parade and enjoy live band performances and other
Happy “Gaur” Family Workshop on 14 March will test your skill in using recycled items to make a family of “Gaur”, which is an animal that looks like the ox. Don’t forget to also mark these dates on your calendar – 15, 22, 29 March and 5, 19, 26 April when Live Band Performances will entertain shoppers at the mall.
On 21 March, join in the Giant Easter Egg Design Competition and see whether your specially created Easter egg will come out the best. The annual Earth Hour Celebration on 28 March will be heightened with enchanting performances. April’s line-up of activities will also lure shoppers to the mall. Scour the Car Boot Night Bazaar on 3 April for new and pre-loved items ranging from handicrafts, snacks, collectibles and kids fashion to electronic items and more.
Easter BB Making Workshop on 4 April will see participants making Easter eggs from scrap materials in support of Green Month and Easter Day celebration. Follow the Big & Tiny Bunny Hopabout on 3, 4 and 5 April when big and little “bunnies” walk around the mall to give away Easter treats. Get set for rib-tickling moments on 11 and 12 April when participants of the mall’s Humorous Talk Competition take to the stage. Each participant will talk about a humorous topic in public. The Green Month celebration continues on 18 April with a Mini Earth-making Workshop where participants will make earth-shaped structures using clay.
SUNWAY CARNIVAL MALL
This four-storey mall in the centre of Seberang Jaya town has 180 shops, including international and regional specialty outlets. During the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale, shoppers will be deluged with choices of products at mark-down prices and stand to win prizes in various promotions, as well as earn redemptions with purchases.
Take part in the mall’s Spend & Spin promotion from 14 March to 5 April. Those who spend a minimum of RM200 and above in a single receipt can collect special tokens, which allow them to spin the mall’s capsule machine and then redeem their prizes.
On 28 and 29 March, in conjunction with Green Day, shoppers may ‘Adopt An Air Plant’ with a minimum spending of RM150 in a single receipt. The Air Plant can be redeemed at the mall’s Concierge desk. The offer is limited to 100 units and based on first-come-first-served basis. Other terms and conditions apply.
The ‘Flash Your Creativity With Love’ activity is on 14, 15, 21 and 22 March. This is a collaborative project between SUNWAY CARNIVAL MALL and Mondial of Arts to share and appreciate the art of hand-painted mugs among the community while raising fund for Sekolah Sinar Harapan.
EXPERIENTIAL SHOPPING IN SABAH
Over in East Malaysia, Sabah beckons shoppers with its own colourful mix of ethnic and contemporary shopping outlets. Don’t miss the weekly tamus or market fairs in towns and villages across this Land Below the Wind. The shopping experience here is unlike anywhere else, as you will also get to see the daily goings-on of the locals, some of whom represent the more than 30 ethnic groups of Sabah, including Kadazan-Dusun and Bajau. As traditional as it sounds, Sabah also has its fair share of integrated modern malls with big city attractions, especially in the state capital, Kota Kinabalu.
Located in one of the tourist belts of Kota Kinabalu, CENTREPOINT SABAH is a one-stop shopping, dining and amusement complex, complete with office blocks, 28-lane bowling centre, eight-room cinema, family recreation centre, upmarket retail area and ample parking space. Its six levels of shopping area include a department store and 400 shops with a huge selection of goods and services.
Catch the school holiday promotion until 15 March at J&B Enterprise; Oppo Smartphone Road show by SH Inspire Technology Sdn Bhd from 27 February to 8 March; Electrical Fair by Chan Furniture Sdn Bhd from 13 to 15 March and 2 to 5 April; Black Queen Promotion by S&M Group from 9 to 22 March; and Clearance Sales by Bangga Budi Holdings Sdn Bhd from 20 to 29 March.
Chain stores and retail brand outlets have also jumped on the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale 2015 bandwagon to offer shoppers special discounts and promotions in various parts of the country.
The popular THE STORE has varied offers for shoppers at its nationwide department stores. KB MALL in Kota Bharu, Kelantan is holding the POPULAR Book Fair from 12 to 21 March where shoppers can enjoy special discounts on books and stationery. Proton Road Show with special sales and promotional offers is from 26 to 28 March, while a Bridal Fair from 2 to 4 April will lure couples to the expo on bridal good and services.
Over in Johor, the BATU PAHAT MALL will come alive with a Hyundai Car Road Show from 20 to 22 March in conjunction with the launching of the new model of Veloster cars. Environmental Awareness Campaign will take centrestage on 26 March when an aerobic performance and free sampling of environmental-related item are some of the highlights of the day.
At TAIPING MALL in Perak, children will have a field day listening to songs during the Anke & Hann 2015 Kids Song Album “Monster” Promo Tour on 15 March. Car enthusiasts who visit the mall from 18 to 22 March will see Nissan new models at the Nissan Auto Fair. Chinese New Year celebration at the mall continues on 27 March with a CNY Musical Performance by Yoyo, while the next day – 28 March – a Malay Musical Performance will be staged. There will also be an expo showcasing a wide range of products for babies, mothers and pregnant women. Kids will be feted to a special musical programme – Music for Little Mozarts, performed by Doremi Music Home on 29 March.
Shoppers at ALOR STAR MALL in Kedah will enjoy discounts of up to 70% on selected branded items from 12 to 29 March in conjunction with the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale.
All PACIFIC STORES – ALOR STAR MALL, BATU PAHAT MALL, KB MALL, TAIPING MALL and KLUANG MALL – will hold their Member Day from 19 to 22 March. Members will enjoy discounts of up to 70% on selected branded items. Additional discount is also given on some of these items, making the sale even more attractive. Price cut campaign will also be held from 13 to 29 March when all shoppers will get to enjoy discounts of up to 70% on selected branded items. The Health & Beauty Fair from 13 to 26 March offers price cuts for more than 30,000 products.
Branded retail store KARE at The Gardens in Kuala Lumpur and 1Utama Shopping Centre in Bandar Utama, Selangor will hold KARE Season Clearance Sale, offering up to 70% discount in conjunction with the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale from 14 March to 5 April.
PARKAMAYA on the 3rd Floor of Fahrenheit88 at Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, is also offering up to 70% discount during the 1Malaysia Grand Prix Sale from 14 March to 5 April. From 6 March to 3 May, PARKAMAYA offers shoppers FREE limited edition of Parka-kush plush cushion with RM100 purchase in a single day (terms and conditions apply).
PARKAMAYA Easter Egg Hunt will roll the excitement for shoppers on 4 April from 10.30am to 12.30pm. One hundred items worth more than RM3,000, which include a smartphone, are hidden inside the store. Find the eggs, and participants can cart home their prizes. Those who make any purchase at PARKAMAYA up to 31 March are eligible to enter the hunt (terms and conditions apply).
‘Egg-static’ kids and adults can also join PARKAMAYA’s Easter Egg Painting Contest on 4 and 5 April. Participants can vie for PARKAMAYA’s shopping vouchers worth RM50 each. To register, email to email@example.com