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Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, Singapore 199597, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6542 4369
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Description: Bintan Resort Ferries is a ferry operator with regular ferry services...
Bintan Resort Ferries is a ferry operator with regular ferry services between Singapore (Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal) & Bintan (Bandar Bentan Telani Terminal) in Riau Island, Indonesia. Our fleets of catamarans are fully certified according to marine safety standards and equiped with high tech navigation and engineering monitoring & stability features thus allowing a smoother ride at sea.Apart from Economy Class, passengers can experience our premium service on Emerald Class and enjoy a suite of privileges including use of Emerald Lounge.
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Fast Ferry to Bintan

If you are looking for a fuss-free and easy transport to Bintan, you can hop into this ferry which will bring you from Tanah Merah in the East of Singapore to Bintan in about an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Newcastle, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The entry visa into Bintan Island is payable in $US or $Singapore. They don't accept US$1 bills. They provide change in whichever currency you used.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was a well run service with both trips leaving exactly on time. The ferry was clean and the drink and snack prices were cheap. We went economy and it was perfect would not bother with the upgrade for a 45 minute ride.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you are looking for a fuss-free and easy transport to Bintan, you can hop into this ferry which will bring you from Tanah Merah in the East of Singapore to Bintan in about an hour. The freey is air conditioned. But if you want to have sea breeze blowing into your hair, do go onto the upper deck where... More 

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Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ferry tickets must be booked beforehand through their website. Ferry is very bore, its totally closed and you can not go outside and roam around the deck unlike ferries of other countries. They have given a lot of information about the visa fee etc. When you reach there, you realise that they can ask anything from you. I was carrying... More 

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VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Going out of the cruise terminal by the airport, we took the ferry over to Bintan for a 2 day beach vacation. The ferry terminal had a easy checkin, and while there we upgraded to Emerald Class for a nicer ride and easier visa process. I recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

When taking the Bintan ferry I'd recomend the Emerald class as this gives priority boarding and importantly disembarkation and thus short time at passport control . Seats better and free drinks so all around worth the extra S $22.00 more

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Worthwhile travelling Emerald if only for the benefit of getting the visa on board. Separate check in at Tanah Merah , luggage check in if wanted. Friendly staff at check in and all the way through outbound and return journey. Separate lounge and boarding to upper deck for Emerald class. Nice big reclineable seats. 1 hour journey and able to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Emerald class gives you a nice little lounge you can also sit outside while waiting for boat you get priority boarding can buy your Indonesian visa on board and get through emigration first, well worth the extra. There is an open deck and returning to Singapore you get great views of the ships waiting to get into port. The boat... More 

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Oslo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We booked Emeralds Class as there was no other way to get ticket for the right departures. This however, was worth every penny. The journey only takes one hour, but the great advantage is that checkin and checkout is made very easy and comfortable.

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The ferry trip to Bintan island was lovely, the boat was much bigger and significantly nicer than I expected, air conditioned and very comfortable. Would recommend.

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Address: 50 Tanah Merah Ferry Road, Singapore 199597, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6542 4369
Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore

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