Is grab allowed for use in Batam and are drivers trustworthy for usage?? Or am I recommended to use their taxis.
yes it is allowed currently. I cannot comment on the drivers though unfortunately.
It is a matter of preference really... but grab is generally cheaper
you can try bird blue taxi (run by meter) but they are not allow to pick up passenger at hotel/ferry terminal/shopping mall.
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.
Can i book grab care from shopping malls? I heard the conventional taxi drivers will bash them up?
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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