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    • sallam88's Profile Photo

      One week in Saumatra

      Sumatra Feb 12, 2017 at 5:06 AM

      Hi mates,

      I would like to visit Sumatra for a week, I will be flying from Kuala Lumpur to Medan (haven't decided from which city to fly back to Malaysia) and would like to visit Lake Toba (Danau Toba) so I will be appreciated if someone can suggest me any tips or info about the lake or any nearby attractions as well as I'm open to any suggested itinerary in Sumatra

      Thanks a lot

    • jungle/trekking

      by RaiqalR Online Now Nov 28, 2015 at 12:46 AM

      is there a jungle or trekking trail in batam? if there is what is the name?

      2 Answers Nov 28, 2015 at 11:26 PM
    • what is Cerwerk

      by stuartmm11 Online Now Feb 13, 2015 at 9:38 PM

      What is a cerwerk in Batam Island

      5 Answers Feb 15, 2015 at 5:56 PM
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      Batam Centre to Nagoya Hill

      by kenn21983 Online Now Jan 22, 2015 at 7:59 AM


      Just want to know how much it will cost for taxi from Batam Centre to Nagoya Hill? Is there any bus also on same route?
      Thank you.

      3 Answers Mar 12, 2015 at 2:24 AM
    • Cita Rasa Seafood , Sembulang, Galang

      by shep_67 Online Now Jan 10, 2015 at 8:26 PM

      Can anyone give me road directions to get to this resteraunt please?

      3 Answers Jan 10, 2015 at 11:14 PM
    • Transportation from Turi Beach Resort to Nagoya Area

      by huiwen Online Now May 14, 2014 at 1:21 AM

      Hi. I am going to Batam this December and stay in Turi Beach Hotel. How shouls I get to Nagoya Area? And I am the first time to visit Batam, what is the most interesting place I should visit?
      Thank you

      4 Answers Oct 14, 2014 at 1:40 AM
    • Travel Alone to Batam

      by MikeRonald Online Now Feb 27, 2014 at 3:23 PM

      Is it safe to travel alone to batam and Pagoya Area?

      8 Answers Mar 10, 2014 at 12:30 PM
    • Cost of taxi fare

      by HelenMcCarthy Online Now Oct 12, 2013 at 7:07 PM

      Am looking for approximate cost of taxi from Batam Island ferry to Golden View Hotel.

      1 Answer Oct 12, 2013 at 7:59 PM
    • Batam Center to Turi Beach

      by matty15aug Online Now Sep 16, 2013 at 7:43 AM

      How do I go from the Batam Center Ferry terminal to Turi Beach for the Water Sports. Please let me know the price for the same. Are the Water Sports available for the Public as well or only for the ones who are staying in the Resort there??

    • Polo Ralph Lauren Store & First Factory Outlet

      by joypws Online Now Jul 28, 2013 at 10:54 PM

      (1) Do both the stores accept Visa or Master or Amex cards?

      (2) Are the garments sold in First & Polo stroes genuine products?

      (3) What are the brands sold in First Factory Outlet? Any Calvin Klein? Any Emporio Armani?

    • gretchenmarielim's Profile Photo

      Do it yourself tour or via agency

      by gretchenmarielim Online Now Jul 11, 2013 at 8:07 AM

      Hi! I'll be visiting Batam by the end of the month with my mom. What is cheaper? do i book for a tour via travel agencies
      or a do it yourself tour? Many thanks!

      5 Answers Jul 19, 2013 at 4:46 AM
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      Bad Images Batam custom immigration

      by AJS77 Online Now Jun 4, 2013 at 6:59 PM

      Should custom not allowed a tourist come in to Batam??????
      First time happened in my life, Batam is not Singapore.

      38 Answers Jan 8, 2015 at 7:47 PM
    • Ferrys

      by John16082001 Online Now Feb 28, 2012 at 4:30 AM

      I know the ferry for Jakarta sails wed only, does anyone know when other ferrys leave to and on what days. I am having no success with the ferry company's web page.

      Thanks a lot.


      5 Answers Mar 5, 2012 at 9:41 AM
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      2D1N in Batam

      by flirtyguy Online Now Feb 22, 2012 at 5:16 AM

      Hi! Me and my wife are going to Batam this 25Feb for the 1st time. As part of a package, once we arrived at Batam, there will be a whole day tour to various places including a lunch at Golden Prawn Seafood. I think the tour will be completed around 6pm. Then we will be sent to Harmoni One hotel or checkin and 1hour massage.
      Considering our hotel's location:
      1. Is there any good and reasonably priced seafood restaurant nearby? How much is the taxi fare?
      2. Do we have enough time to go around Nagoya area for shopping, dining and maybe another massage te following day if we get the latest ferry back to Singapore? Or should we extend our stay for 1more night?
      3. How much is the taxi fare from Harmoni One to Nagoya area? From Nagoya to Batam Centre Ferry?
      4. Is Megamall worth visiting compared to Nagoya Area?

      Basically we just want to have relaxing massages, eat seafoods and shop a bit during our stay in Batam but we are just afraid that the tour will eat up most of our time there. Just looking for some advice. Thank you!

    • Ferry to Jakarta

      by John16082001 Online Now Feb 13, 2012 at 12:32 AM

      Hi I am trying to get to Jakarta by ferry, the only information I can get is about the weekly (wed ) ferry. I don't arrive in Singapore until the Thursday, are there other ferrys to Jakarta from batam that go via different islands to save me waiting nearly a week. Also any web sites you recommend for the ferrys.

      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers Feb 17, 2012 at 8:46 AM
    • Ferry to Jakarta

      by John16082001 Online Now Feb 13, 2012 at 12:31 AM

      Hi I am trying to get to Jakarta by ferry, the only information I can get is about the weekly (wed ) ferry. I don't arrive in Singapore until the Thursday, are there other ferrys to Jakarta from batam that go via different islands to save me waiting nearly a week. Also any web sites you recommend for the ferrys.

      Thanks in advance

      8 Answers Feb 15, 2012 at 11:28 AM
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      Day Trip Nagoya Shopping Mall then Turi Beach Resort: Doable?

      by eyalala Online Now Jan 13, 2012 at 7:36 PM

      Hi! My family and I are going to Batam next Saturday. From morning till 1 or 2 pm, after arrival from ferry, we want to go shopping at Nagoya Hills Shopping Mall. Then hire a taxi to drive over to Turi Beach Resort, where we will lounge around a bit (using their Daytour Package). Then we take the last ferry trip back to Singapore via Nongsapura Ferry Terminal which is near Turi Beach).

      Is this possible?

      Thank you.

      2 Answers Jan 14, 2012 at 11:49 PM
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      need help

      by adnan1977 Online Now Dec 25, 2011 at 6:25 AM

      i want to go to Batam, indonesia via singapore by using free. My problem is to find a hotel that is very near to the shopping centre. Another question, which ferry terminal should of choose if i stay the one that you all reommended.

    • kepri mall

      by musaphir Online Now Oct 15, 2011 at 11:30 PM

      i believe a new mall KEPRI MALL has opened up in Batam. Can any member please advise how far this mall is from Pacific Palace hotel. What are the special features of this mall. We normally shop at the BCS mall. Would Kepri mall be a better alternative?
      how much would be taxi be to kepri mall from pacifica palace ? urgent replies appreciated please as travelling next week end.

      2 Answers Oct 16, 2011 at 12:19 PM
    • Tips on cycling in Batam

      by Qiumeiling Online Now Sep 28, 2011 at 6:07 AM

      Hey all I am planning a cycling trip to Batam with some friends. Is it necessary to engage a guide with vehicle support? Many thanks!

    • Taxi Fee

      by ChiaSH Online Now Sep 27, 2011 at 12:24 AM

      Hi Guys,

      How much for taxi fee for whole day services, The taxi driver charge me bout100 dollar from Turi Beach Resort to Town area? Is it expensive? BTW, I will bring my parent to there on 30 Sep. Just dun want to disappointed them.

      5 Answers Oct 14, 2011 at 1:41 PM
    • Charter Private Minibus

      by sbalisa Online Now May 13, 2011 at 2:55 AM

      I'm going to Batam next month with 12 other people.
      The resort I'm staying at is charging alot for a private bus.
      Anybody knows of any other bus companies that will provide this service? and how much it costs?

      5 Answers Oct 14, 2011 at 1:42 PM
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      Motorcycle Rental

      by nexusangel Online Now Mar 2, 2011 at 7:46 PM

      Does anyone have any contacts for companies that rent out motorcycles in Batam?


      1 Answer Mar 6, 2011 at 7:35 AM
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      HELP PLEASE. batam beaches itinerary

      by poepat Online Now Jan 30, 2011 at 4:21 AM

      We are going to Batam in may for 4 days and three nights. No accomadation booked yet.
      Can anyone advise about where the best beaches are for snorkelling and paradise.
      Also can anyone advise whata good itinerary would be.
      we enjoy beaches, nightlife, restaurants bbq etc, and eco type tours off the beaten track.
      Many thanks Patpoe

      1 Answer Jan 30, 2011 at 12:38 PM
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      Hotel, transport & activites

      by potatoes_chips Online Now Jan 28, 2011 at 6:19 AM


      Got lots of questions as my trip to batam is next week.
      Our friends arrive in different groups, so we need some help here.

      1) are there any budget hotels($40 range) within walking distance from ferry terminal, batam centre?
      2) if there isn't, how much is the taxi fare?
      3) We wish to play paintball, where can we find it?
      4) thinking of doing some island hopping. where is a nice beach?
      Or is it possible to take a ferry to bintan from batam?

      Thanks for all replies

      Lai peng :)

      5 Answers Jan 31, 2011 at 8:30 PM
    • Nagoya city

      by paulinewoon Online Now Dec 20, 2010 at 2:33 AM

      As my family and I intend to do some shopping in Batam, i read that the best place to stay is Formosa Hotel near Nagoya City. If this hotel is fully booked, which 3-star hotel is the next best choice nearest the city. Also, how much do we have to pay the taxi/bus fare from the termninal to Nagoya city? Thanks.

      2 Answers Dec 20, 2010 at 7:52 PM
    • oceania theme park

      by putriayim Online Now Nov 21, 2010 at 11:01 PM

      how do i get there from batam centre or from my hotel (harmoni)? how much is the cost and how long is the journey?

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2011 at 8:29 PM
    • Original RL shop in Batam?

      by adaang Online Now Nov 8, 2010 at 12:34 AM

      Where to find this Original RL shop in Batam?

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      Need Advise!!

      by sillyger Online Now Oct 31, 2010 at 6:22 PM

      I need advise on the following

      1) Planning to book 3d2n stay under Nongsapoint Marina & Resort, can I have the review if the resort is in good condition?

      2) Can I find tropical spa or massage nearby the area?

      3) Understand there are 2 harbour in Batam, please advise if it is very ex to travel on cab if I would take Penguin Ferry and from there to Nongsapoint?

      4) Is nongsapoint far from Golden Prawn 933 Seafood Restaurant?

      I really need help urgently as I'm going to book both ferry and the resort this week..

      Thanks a million

      1 Answer Nov 1, 2010 at 1:54 AM
    • "ojek" motor taxi fares in batam

      by jemc1984 Online Now Oct 13, 2010 at 7:53 PM

      i'm planning to visit batam on my own i was thinking of renting an "ojek" or motor taxi i was wondering if 206,399.72 rupiah would be enough i want to visit the following places. Barelang Bridges, Vihara Buddhi Bakti Temple, Maha Vihara Duta Maitreya Buddhist temple & the mega mall considering the motor taxi wwill have to wait for me I want to know if my budget is fair enough for the motor taxi. lets just say I want to rent an ojek for a day tour please suggest fare prices for the trip I'm planning so I can have a better idea thanks

      1 Answer Jan 5, 2011 at 8:36 PM

      by nataliejane Online Now Sep 5, 2010 at 12:30 AM

      Does anyone know the cost and distance by taxi from Waterfront City, Batam Island to Punggur Ferry Terminal. Thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 23, 2010 at 4:23 AM