Fancy gift ideas for Hari Raya Aidilfitri 2019
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Not a Favourite with the In-Laws? These 6 Fancy Raya Gifts Might Change That

Hari Raya Aidilfitri is just around the corner where celebrations come with plenty of delicious food, gathering with friends and families, and of course, a classic Malaysian tradition – open houses.

And in true Malaysian fashion, when we go for open houses it’s customary to bring a gift, more commonly known as buah tangan, for our gracious host.

If you’re stumped for gift ideas, we have some swell ideas to amp up your buah tangan game.

1. Godiva IWC Milk Chocolate Truffles

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Now, who doesn’t like chocolates? Whether you’re young or old, a boy or girl, rich or poor, the love for chocolates transcends all plains. If you’re picking chocolates as gifts, go all out and get your hosts one of the most superior chocolate brands – Godiva. This packet of Godiva IWC Milk Chocolate Truffles consists of individually wrapped milk chocolate truffles stuffed with creamy and delicious milk chocolate ganache. If your host is a chocoholic, they will certainly appreciate it. If not, their family sure will!

Retail price: MYR70.43

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2. Estee Lauder – Travel in Colour

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This is the perfect gift for your blazing jetsetter hosts who constantly posts pics of her travels on Instagram. But she’ll need it now more than ever as she goes from house to house for her Raya visits. Estee Lauder – Travel in Colour comes with some of the best makeup products like eyeshadow, blush, lipstick, mascara, eye pencil, blush applicator, mirror, night repair eye cream and recovery packette. There’s a case that comes together with the set. Now she’ll be able to travel on fleek, all thanks to you.

Retail price: MYR235

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3. Tronsmart TRIM 10000MAH PD Ultra Slim Portable Charger

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While it might not be a conventional gift, it is still very much a practical gift. Given the amount of time we spend on social media, especially during the festive season, having enough juice on your phone is vital. This Tronsmart Ultra Slim Portable Charger will sit comfortably in pockets without creating an ugly bulge. In addition to being perfectly designed for smartphones, this portable charger also works for tablets, cameras, GoPros, portable fans and portable speakers.

Retail price: MYR256.11

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4. Royal Selangor – Cloud Tea Pitcher

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If your host has guests over regularly for dinner, they will definitely appreciate the Royal Selangor Cloud Tea Pitcher. Combining satin finish pewter and bamboo, this pitcher is not your regular teapot, and it is not limited to just fancy lap sang su chong, sencha or phoenix oolong teas. Your host can now serve  teh tarik with elegance and style. Your good taste in gifts will not go unnoticed and you can be assured that you’ll be invited to more of their soirēes. And if you want to earn even more brownie points with your host, the tea pitcher even has an option to be engraved.

Retail price: MYR440.21

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5. Glory Premium Durian Cake

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Your durian-loving host will be delighted with this gift, and the best part is you won’t draw dagger looks from your host’s durian-hating guests or family. The delicious taste of durian without the strong odour, Glory Premium Durian Cakes are made from 100% fresh durians using a secret recipe from Indonesia. Satisfaction guaranteed.    

Retail price: MYR52.83

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6. Tamoi Seafood Ocean Flower Prawn

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This one kilogramme block of frozen prawns may earn you a few stares from other guests but when your host is a seafood lover, it would not matter. Tamoi Seafood is a premium seafood retailer that’s based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and apart from these delicious prawns, there are plenty of other seafood options available including crab meat, conch meat, tiger prawns, scallops, slipper lobsters and soft shell crabs. You don’t even have to worry about the fishy smell or the leaking ice block as the manufacturers wrap the goods carefully for easy shipping. When you host cooks delicious masak lemak cili api with these giant prawns, everyone will have you to thank!

Retail price: MYR88.04

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Greg takes joy in writing press releases and has an almost unhealthy obsession with Sydney and nasi lemak.

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