Langkawi has long been heading the list in duty free shopping in Malaysia. In Kuah town, which is also the central district of the island, rows of stores can be found selling electronic gadgets, household goods, branded products, cosmetics and fragrances, chocolates, cigarettes and liquor-all tax free.
Popular stores are the Langkawi Mall, Langkawi Fair Shopping Complex and Jetty Point Duty Free Complex. More shops can be found along the tourist-favouring beaches of Cenang and Tengah where stores sell crafts, delicacies and clothes in addition to the usual duty free merchandise.
Fancy local items like pewter, crystals and glassware can be found at the duty free mall adjoining the Langkawi Underwater World and the outlets at the Oriental Village.