Wavemaster has far more ferry service but you’d need to go to Batam Centre which is about a 20 minute taxi ride and costs Rp.50,000. ASEAN nationals can get a free visa upon arrival good for 30 days.The ferry ticket from Singapore is SGD for two ways or SGD for one way. Most westerners can get a holiday visa on arrival for USD for 30 days or USD for 7 days.
The Batam nightlife is very active, as you will read on this blog post and our goal is to write comprehensively as possible.
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There are over 35 pubs and counting with more opening every few months.
Only several Batam pubs have "real" kitchens but most can provide you with a menu and will order food for you from the other pubs.
30 minutes Taxi fares from the ferry terminal to downtown Nagoya should be no more than Rp 30,000 – for a 5-minute ride! There are many cheaper hotels near The NED that cost Rp, 250,000 – 350,000.