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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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When we first boarded the ferry it was shaking like anything due to sea water. But once we started our journey it was all smooth. These ferries are closed and safe for kids... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

When we first boarded the ferry it was shaking like anything due to sea water. But once we started our journey it was all smooth. These ferries are closed and safe for kids. Make sure you reach early to get nice seat in the ferry as the seat allotment is not done at counter. It is 1 hr journey to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

this is the only regular, scheduled ferry service from Lagoi, Bintan to Singapore (unless you are going to Bintan Lagoon resort which have their own ferry terminal). booking online is easy. ticket prices varies on weekdays, weekends and public holidays. take note that the sea could be quite choppy during Nov to March due to the monsoon. yes, visa (fee... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a convenient way to get from Singapore to Bintan. It has 2 classes, economy and Emerald.20 SD more expensive but better for sure. They give you a lounge to wait but screaming kids can make you want to escape. The luggage check in and customs and immigration is a bit much for an 55 minute journey but its... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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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