In Indonesia, Batam is famous and widely known for its electronic goods at low prices. This is because Batam Island is a Free Trade Zone which is exempt VAT and luxury sales. In addition to FTZ area, Batam Island is the outermost part of Indonesia territory, adjacent to Singapore and Malaysia. Then it causing electronic stuff and gadgets were smuggled from abroad, those two countries. So, do not be surprised if the price of this kind of gadget, called BM (Black Market) is much cheaper than the normal market price.
Lucky Plaza Batam, the most famous gadget center
One of the largest and most comprehensive fitness gadgets in this Island is Lucky Plaza Batam. Located precisely in Nagoya, the center of business and tourism in Batam, this place offers you with complete electronic solutions, like smartphone with various brands, pocket camera, action camera, DSLR, and other electronic stuff.
The gadget available in Lucky Plaza Batam is a wide range of comprehensive and highly secured, ranging from mobile phones, tablet PCs, laptops, pocket up to DSLR cameras including accessories, and other electronic equipment are also available.
Here at Lucky Plaza Batam, various latest gadgets on the market that have not even found up in Indonesia can be found here. I can say that Lucky Plaza Batam is updated in gadget worldwide. In addition of that, here also can find used gadgets with various condition, from super condition to very bad condition for repair only. If you are clever enough to bid, you can get a cheaper price than an average cost.
Type of warranty in Lucky Plaza Batam
In Batam Island, especially at Lucky Plaza Batam, there are two types of warranty for gadgets you’ve bought. From the vendor, it is Authorized Warranty, Distributor Warranty and so called. There is another one called Store Warranty.
For store warranty policies, typically has a maximum of one or two weeks. Gadgets with store warranty usually are goods BM (black market) and used gadgets. New gadget authorized from vendor will not receive this kind of warranty. And to be noted, this warranty only applicable to the store where you bought the gadget.
Although the BM stuff but gadgets sold here are very similar to the original item that distinguishes usually is the software inside that no Indonesian language.
- Read also: Cheap shopping places for perfumes and branded bags.
How to get here?
Lucky Plaza is located in the central business district of Nagoya which is very famous among the tourist and of course, tourist friendly. It is not too difficult to reach here. If you already known Nagoya Hill Shopping Mall, then Lucky Plaza Batam is only 800 meters away adjacent to it. You can see directly Lucky Plaza Batam form Nagoya Hill.
It is recommended for you to take a taxi to get here, to avoid confusion, because there is no direct public transportation here.
- Read: how to get around Batam to find out recommended taxi service.
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