(Add SGD if traveling on the weekend – limited promotional price). Taxis in Batam are far more expensive than in Jakarta.
Although a law was passed to have the taxi’s metered – the taxis installed the meters but disconnected them!
If you are looking for a luxury resort, the best ones are Montigo Nongsa and Tempat Senang but they are far from any nightlife.
Taxi fares from the airport to the downtown Nagoya is Rp 80,000 – and the ride is approx. - This new hotel in Nagoya is clean and modern for around SGD $ 60 per night.The Batam nightlife is very active, as you will read on this blog post and our goal is to write comprehensively as possible.We urge visitors to share your experiences, updates and feedback.The girls will ask you to buy them ‘ladies drinks’ which can cost anywhere from USD – USD .It’s a good idea you ask the girl what kind of drink they want before you end-up with a huge bar tab for enumerable ‘Long Island Ice Teas’ (They will try to coax you into buying drinks for other girls.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.