Brunei international travel guide in 2024

Brunei international travel guide in 2024

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Brunei travel details 🇧🇳
Brunei has a population of 412K with main currency as Brunei Dollar. The languages spoken are Malay. Brunei travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Automatic teller machines are very common in Brunei. Internet speed in Brunei is on average 4.1 Mbps.In Brunei you drive on the left side.

Brunei travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Brunei and continue to advise normal safety precautions. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Brunei.

Issue Date : Sep 4, 2023

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Brunei essential details

Plugs

Brunei uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Malay

Money in Brunei

Currencies

Brunei uses the Brunei dollar (symbol: $), code BND.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 sens.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are very common in Brunei. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Brunei

Internet

Internet speed in Brunei is on average 4.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Brunei is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 29.68 BND, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 1 telecoms: DSTCom. Brunei uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Brunei upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Brunei, dial +, then 673 (the country code for Brunei), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Brunei, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving in Brunei

Road rules

In Brunei you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways.

Emergecy

Universal
999
Police
999
Ambulance
999
Fire department
999

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.