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Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

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Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Hi,

Is grab allowed for use in Batam and are drivers trustworthy for usage?? Or am I recommended to use their taxis.

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1. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Hello,

yes it is allowed currently. I cannot comment on the drivers though unfortunately.

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Oh yeah, read this article for your own digestion:

batamliciouz.com/tourist-info/getting-around/

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3. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Would you recommend using grab or the local taxis in Batam?

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4. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

It is a matter of preference really... but grab is generally cheaper

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5. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

you can try bird blue taxi (run by meter) but they are not allow to pick up passenger at hotel/ferry terminal/shopping mall.

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6. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Yes it's allowed, but not trustworthy as compared to Singapore. Would recommend you take Taxi or your hotel's taxi.

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7. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Grab is more trusty than the conventional Cab in Batam. All driver must submit their police clearance and real identity before applying as Grab Driver, furthermore you still able to contact the Grab support centre if ever you forget your belongings inside the car.

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8. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

Can i book grab care from shopping malls? I heard the conventional taxi drivers will bash them up?

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9. Re: Is Grabcar allowed or trustworthy here?

You have to book outside of the malls as every malls has a specific taxi counter. So if you want to book grab, you have to take it outside of the mall. Eg:roadside

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