Dream Cruises Enhances Weekend Getaway Itinerary with Optional Bintan Island Shore Trips

By ,   June 3, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Dream Cruises offers even more options for travelers embarking from Singapore via updating its 2-night Weekend Getaway itinerary onboard Genting Dream with optional Bintan Island shore trips beginning July 6, 2018.

The enhanced summer itinerary provides a new alternative for exploring this nearby island resort as part of the world-class cruise experience featured aboard Dream Cruises award-winning ship.

Genting Dream cruise ship

Passengers can now experience a more comfortable alternative to visit Bintan during the weekend when hotel room rates are higher and, with 12 h of port time between 08:00 a.m. (07:00 a.m. local time) to 8:00 p.m. (7:00 p.m. local time), there will be much time to enjoy the island.

Located less than 1 hour off Singapore's southern coast, the island of Bintan presents a tropical getaway highlighted by white-sanded beaches, impressive list of hotels, quaint seaside villages and resorts offering various watersport activities. Bintan is the largest of a total of 3,200 islands making up Riau Archipelago of Indonesia and possesses an eclectic mix of cultures and ethnicities, such as Malay, Chinese, Bugis and native tribes.

Bintan Island water and land activities include wakeboarding, snorkelling, kayaking and off-road ATV tours. For golf enthusiasts, it offers world-class courses designed by the most famous stars of the game. Shore trips range between SGD 50-70 per person, golf packages range between SGD 150-190 per adult (prices also include ferry ticket from the cruise ship to Bintan Island).

Passengers who prefer to explore Bintan on their own can arrange a Free & Easy Expedition (SGD 30 per guest) with inclusive ferry service and coach transfers to/from Plaza Lagoi Bay in the Resorts area.

Dream Cruises offers a special bonus for guests to celebrate the summer onboard Genting Dream; those who book a 2-night Weekend Getaway itinerary until June 15 receive complimentary Discover Treasure Bay Bintan Island/Treasure Bay Bintan Island Fun Pass shore trip as a limited time gift.