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Cross Border Delivery Service for Batam & Singapore

Are you missing your favourite food or  snacks from Singapore or Batam? Horizon has recently added a new service cross border delivery between Singapore & Batam.  For resident residing in Singapore please contact any of the number below: Horizon Counter +65 6527 6711 | Ms Fong +65 9683 0269 | Mr Tan +65 9455 3218 | Ms Tinah +65 9682 4232 For Batam Residences please contact: Dedi 0823 8899 9228 | Rawaji 0822 9933 5599 …

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First 5 Star Marriott Hotel in Batam 2020

Pamper yourself in this newly open Marriott Hotel in Harbour Bay. The first exclusive Marriott in Batam,  come experience the five-star luxury, excellent service and premium amenities in this ideal Staycation venue! Set along Harbour Bay and located conveniently along Batam’s top attractions, it boast a scenic views of the bay overlooking Singapore, plush bedding, 24-hour room service and Wi-Fi. Unwind at their chic restaurants, bars and rooftop lounge or pamper yourself at their exclusive …

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Smart Retiring in Batam with monthly payment

With tighter curbs on Singapore property, residents are increasingly looking for homes around the region that are in close proximity but cost a fraction to retire while earning  rental income from their HDB. Retiring in JB is a choice that comes to mind for many Singaporean. But with crime rates ramping up and increasing properties prices due to foreign investment,  many are increasing looking in Batam for properties, that includes a prominent Singaporean footballer, (His …

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Top Bird Nest Supplier in Batam (at least 30-40% cheaper than Singapore)

Did you know many big retail TCM shops get their bird nest directly from Batam, give it a fancy name, repackage and resell in Singapore? Batam is a place where all the wholesaler and manufacturer gathers to trade and supply bird nest to Singapore, Malaysia and China. The raw birdnest, usually harvested from swiftlet farm houses under a control condition,  process, clean and package in Batam before they are ship out. Prices are calculated in …

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2019 Batam Resort Reviews ( Feels like Bali )

There is 7 amazing seven long weekends in 2020 – Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Labour Day, Hari Raya Puasa, Hari Raya Haji, National Day, and Christmas Day. For Chinese New Year (Day 2), Hari Raya Puasa, and National Day which fall on Sundays, the immediate Monday is usually given as off-in-lieu. Table below to plan your leave in advance to maximise your holiday. If you maximise your 14 days of leave, you’ll get 46 …

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2019 Top Batam Hotel Reviews (Cheap & Good )

As a Batam old bird, always travelling back and forth for work, I have stay in almost all the hotels in Batam, using company expense lol. Here’s my recommendation for some of the most value for money city hotel in Batam that are not resort. 1. Zest Hotel Zest is a really affordable hotel (about 20 sgd night ) with a great sea view.  It is connected by Bayfront Mall from Harbour Bay Terminal. The …

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4 Recommended Batam Nightlife Places in 2019 (I like No 4)

From a guy stucked in a lift with a full bladder to a drunkard dad in a barbeque, no matter what your dance moves are, there’s a place for you in Batam’s crazy nightlife. There are many places but we have handpick those that are definitely worth a visit. For those concern about safety, you might wanna consider chartering a car and driver while party hopping around. Square Nightclub and KTV Square is a high-end …

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6 MUST TRY Kueh Lapis When You are in Batam! (I love no 6)

Two of the must buy things in Batam is Kueh Lapis and Bird Nest (check out bird nest wholesale review here). Prices are at least half the price of Singapore and most Shops in Singapore directly source their lapis and bird nest direct from Batam. Born and raised in Batam, I have tasted almost all the brands of lapis. My taste bud is trained and cultivated by so many lapis throughout the years until it …

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10 Recommended Batam Spas to Visit

‘Keep Calm because it’s a Spa Day’! Yay! A Jacuzzi full of flowers, an aromatic spa room, reflexology, and relaxation are indeed what we require. At least, for me, the spa is none less than a whole wellness center for rejuvenating my skin. Recently, being in Batam, Indonesia, I found some marvelous spas. I have been to SPAs in Singapore but in Batam, you can find comparatively affordable and quality service with modernized techniques. Even …

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6 Popular Shopping Malls To Shop Till You Drop in Batam

Batam offers many shopping malls across the island. The whole island is “Duty Free”, so prices is considerably cheaper compare to Singapore. Where to buy, what to do and what to eat? The malls and most shops are open from 10.00 am to 9.00 pm every day and are normally open throughout all public holidays. Mind you, Prices are fixed and you cannot bargain. Usually visitor tend to buy Kueh Lapis and bird nest as it is …

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7 Batam Seafood Restaurants That’s Cheap (I Love No 3!)

In Batam, there is a saying, “give a man a fish he”ll say wa so fresh ah” Famous for its seafood, lets dig right through all the yummy Batam seafood. For those hard to access area, like Kelong seafood restaurant, you may wanna consider chartering a car and driver to save the hassle of waiting for taxi. Harbour Bay Stretch of seafood restaurant by the sea located at Harbour Bay Terminal A stone throw away …

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7 Fun Outdoor Activities in Batam That You Are Look Forward To

The thing about Batman is that if you take out one “n,” and move an “a,” you get Batam. Think that’s a coincidence? We don’t. That’s why think Batam is an action location for active people actively looking to do active stuff in active ways. Who needs a couch when you have real life coral reefs to snorkel, fresh jungle trails to bike, blue waters to wakeboard? Not you. So unless you can standup paddle …

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