No SGD and USD Acceptance in Bintan (Indonesia)

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    Bintan Island, a short ferry ride away from Singapore is an island in the Riau archipelago of Indonesia. It has been a popular (short) getaway destination for locals as well as long-stay visitors of Singapore. Most hotels and resorts on the island used to accept foreign currencies (mainly SGD and USD). However, following an alleged government policy that requires all transactions to be made in the Indonesian rupiah (IDR), this is starting to change. The post No SGD and USD Acceptance in Bintan (Indonesia) appeared first on The ShutterWhale.

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