Johor Premium Outlets, in Kulaijaya, Johur Baru is having a soft opening to the public on 2 Dec 2011. This 330,000 sq ft factory outlet houses 80 popular designer brands such as Armani Exchange, Burberry, Coach, ck Calvin Klein, DKNY, Giorgio Armani, Gap, Lacoste, Levi’s, Michael Kors & Tumi and the discounts can go up to 65% off the normal retail prices.
Due to its close proximity to Singapore and favourable currency exchange rates, Johor Premium Outlet (柔佛名牌商品城) aka JPO to many Singaporeans, is likely to be as popular as other discount shopping malls in the region like Hong Kong’s Citygate and Japan’s Gotemba.
Make Your Shopping Trip into a Short Vacation
You may want to make your factory outlet shopping trip into a short vacation, staying at one of the many resorts and hotels near the Johor Premium Outlets.
Johor Premium Outlets Opening Hours
Shopping Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10am to 10pm
Location: Indahpura 81000 Kulaijaya Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia
How to go to Johor Premium Outlet
Many Singapore shoppers simply can’t wait to visit this Johor Premium Outlet which is about an hour’s drive from Singapore. Singapore travel agencies like Chan Brothers, CTC Holidays and Konsortium Express hence already have plans to organise tours to take Singapore shoppers to Johor Premium Factory Outlet. Some Johor Bahru hotels, on the other hand, are also providing free shuttle bus to ferrying its guests to Johor Premium Factory Outlets.
You can also take a bus to JB Sentral or Tuas Checkpoint and take shuttle bus to Johor Premium Outlets.
At JB Sentral, take Bus JP01 and the journey takes about 60 mins
At Tuas Checkpoint, take Bus JP02 and the ride is about 50 mins
For those who drive, the fastest route for those who come from Singapore is to travel from Second Link at Tuas. Pass the Lima Kedai toll house and proceed till you see the Senai Airport intersection. When you see the Senai (utara) Airport signboard and proceed a little bit further and you will see the Johor Premium Outlet. The parking fee is MYR3.00 for the whole day.
Tips: If you have a GPS, enter the GPS position: 1º36’31”N 103º37’59”E or “senai north toll” in the search bar of your GPS for the location of Johor Premium Outlet.
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- Brands at Johor Premium Outlet
There are a good selection of brands at Johor Premium Outlets (JPO) - Armani Exchange, Burberry & Salvatore Ferragamo, just to name a few. More stores like Brooks Brothers, Braun Buffel, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and Versace will be opening this year. I look forward to shopping at JPO again.
- How to go to Johor Premium Outlets by Bus
The easiest way to visit Johor Premium Outlets is by bus. You can take either Bus JPO1 from JB Sentral or Bus JPO2 from CIQ 2nd link. The bus fare is MYR4-5 and the ride is nearly an hour. I love the bus rides and I don't mind going back to JPO soon.
- Hotels near Johor Premium Outlets
Hotels located near Johor Premium Outlets are in great demand. Thanks to the newly opened Johor Premium Outlets and the free shuttle bus service offered by some of these hotels.