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Advice on cheap place to stay and 24 hour supermarket

Post by matthewtraver » Thu, 13 Jul 2006 12:37 pm


I am heading off to Tioman Island next week and I was wondering if anybody could provide me with a little advice on where the cheapest place would be to stay near the airport or near Lavender Street (where the bus to Mersing departs from). Also looking for a 24 hour supermarket somewhere near the airport that stocks a good range of food.

One more thing! are machetes/perangs easy to buy in Singapore or Mersing? If so, where?

Any help would be appreciated!


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Post by hei guess what » Thu, 13 Jul 2006 4:11 pm

Mini Supermarkets at Changi Airport

"Serving you 24 hour daily, our mini supermarkets provide you with a wide range of products. It is located at Level 2 in Terminal 1 and Level 3 in Terminal 2."

Changi Airport Terminal 1 #B21-58 (East Wing), Singapore 819642

Cold Storage ... Storage%20

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24hr supermarket

Post by littlespotz » Fri, 14 Jul 2006 1:30 am

hmm if you are living around lavender, Mustafa @ Little India is your best bet. it is off serangoon road, just behind New Park Hotel. The whole Mall is opened 24hrs - 4 levels plus 2 basement spread over 2 buildings linked by a skybridge on the 2nd level. Spent an hour just looking at their chocolate section - the sheer variety and amount of food is incredible!!!!

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Post by Loops » Sat, 15 Jul 2006 10:40 am

machete as in big knife? I take it you won't be spending your time on Tioman lying on the beach sipping cocktails then???

Sorry, I don't know if you can get them here (or even if they are allowed). Might get one in Malaysia.

Apart from Mustafas, the only 24 hr supermarket I know is Cold Storage at Katong Mall (Joo Chiat Rd/East Coast Rd), but Mustafas is probably better.

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