Raya is around the corner, and many of those who will be celebrating the day are now busy with preparations. If you haven’t done your Raya shopping yet, you’re definitely in for a treat.
We’re not just talking about the amazing Raya deals and promos happening right now, but also the special Raya schemes by the government, including:
- Bantuan Khas Raya Penjawat Awam
For civil servants grade 41 and below, you’re eligible for the RM400 cash assistance, and RM200 for retired civil servants. Make sure you’ve received the money before you go shopping.
- Bantuan Sara Hidup
Previously known as BR1M, the special scheme for Malaysians is being made today. If you’re eligible, expect to receive cash between RM300 to RM450 (depending on your household income). If you’re yet to apply for the scheme, apply online now.
Now is also the perfect time to shop, considering the 0% GST. Take advantage of this before SST starts in September. The price for RON95 and diesel remains unchanged, so you can balik kampung with ease this Raya.
So check out these 7 amazing Raya deals and promotions for your last minute shopping:
1. Buy 7 books up to 84% off and get one free with Bookxcess ‘Jom Gembira’ Promo (ends on 13 June)
For those embarking on a long journey when they go back to their hometown this Raya, kill some time by reading interesting books.
Why read one book when you can read eight? Bookworms, the ‘Jom Gembira’ promo by Bookxcess will definitely delight you. You can buy seven books at up to 84% off and get another one free (online or in-store)! From business to self-help books, expect interesting titles at a bargain.
Their Ramadan treat ends on Wednesday, 13 June, so hurry up! Also, check out some awesome restaurants where you can break your fast on your way to your hometown.
2. Get up to 30% cashback during the ‘#RamadanRush’ promo at Shopback (ends on 14 June)
Shopback is currently having the ‘#RamadanRush: Last Minute Deals’ promo until Thursday, 14 June, where you can get up to 30% cashback when you shop for selected brands.
Besides fashion, lifestyle, and electronic products, you can also find affordable travel deals like discounts on flight tickets and hotel bookings at 25%-50% off.
3. Enjoy discounts of up to 90% and an extra RM12 off with Shopee’s ‘Cahaya Raya Bersama Shopee’ promo (ends on 17 June)
Stand a chance to win your dream house and receive other treats this Raya when you shop during the ‘Cahaya Raya Bersama Shopee’ promotion, which ends on Sunday, 17 June.
Buy kitchen appliances, clothing, cosmetics, electronic products and more at 90% off and also receive an extra RM12 off.
4. Save up to RM6,000 and receive rewards when you shop for Samsung products this Raya (ends on 30 June)
If you’re looking to upgrade your digital appliances, check out the various ongoing Raya promos by Samsung Malaysia.
Going nuts over the upcoming FIFA World Cup? Get the best seat in the comfort of your home and watch the match in HD. Save up to RM6,000 when you get the Smart 4K UHD TV with Samsung’s Raya Bola 2018 promo.
Their ‘Smart Living, Smart Savings’ promo features exclusive deals when you buy appliances like washing machine, microwave, refrigerator, or air conditioner.
Additionally, there are great instant rewards waiting for you this Raya, such as free screen protection worth up to RM140 and Petronas gift card worth RM20.
5. 50% toll discounts nationwide (on 13 June only)
If you plan to balik kampung on Wednesday, 13 June, you’ve made the right decision. The government has recently announced that there will be 50% discount on tolls nationwide.
Avoid being stuck in traffic for hours this Raya by using Plus’ Journey Planner, or follow the live traffic updates by Plus and LLM on Twitter.
6. Save up to RM15 when you travel with ERL (ends on 30 June)
For Raya, Express Rail Link (ERL) is offering discounts of up to 15% until Saturday, 30 June. This promo applies only to those who have the promo code, which can be found on ERL’s Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter page and also the official KLIA Express website.
7. Reduced car prices and various deals when you purchase a car this festive season
For those who’re planning to buy a car, you’re seriously lucky this time since prices for many models have dropped following the 0% GST rate. You’ll be well-advised to make your purchases sooner than later, especially before the SST kicks in this September.
Check the following reduced price lists on paultan.org:
- GST zero-rated: Full Honda pricelist, up to RM18k less
- GST zero-rated: BMW prices reduced by up to RM70k
- GST zero-rated: UMW Toyota’s car prices get cheaper
Also, check out car sites like Motor Trader or CarList for other amazing car deals and promos, such as cash rebates, discounts, and free service maintenance this Raya. Paultan.org also has a list of car sales and promotions for Raya.
Before you decide on your next purchase
A credit card comes in handy while shopping, be it for convenience, cashback or converting your big purchases to monthly instalments. Check out some of the top shopping credit cards right now.
And there’s more. Apply now for a Standard Chartered or Citi credit card on Bbazaar.my and get a Smart Health Bracelet worth RM250, plus RM50 Tesco e-Voucher! Hurry up, the launch offer ends on July 31, 2018!
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