Over the weekend, I took a short getaway to Batam with the hubs. It was quite impromptu & booked late Dec. Anyway, I guess it could be sort of like an advance birthday celebration since it’s just round the corner. I’d booked a hotel at Harris Waterfront for around S$70+ but silly me went to book ferry tickets to Batam Centre terminal instead of the Waterfront terminal. It made no sense to have to travel another 30mins from Batam centre ferry terminal to the Waterfront hotel. So I had to waste an additional S$50+ more to cancel the Waterfront hotel and book the one at Harris Batam Centre instead.
The last time I went to Batam was 8 freaking years ago! But I guess nothing much has changed. Our hotel, the Harris Batam Centre, was located just 200 meters away from the ferry terminal and that made it very convenient. Continue reading →
I was over in Cebu during the weekend and stayed at Crimson Beach Resort & Spa, a five star hotel. Seeming popular among both locals and tourists, the resort is often bustling with activities. I had a good deal, paying the price for the garden villa but gotten a free upgrade to the private pool villa. My package also included 3 meals, round trip transfer to airport, 1000peso of beverage vouchers per night, 1 hour free billiard and some other miscellaneous promos.