Brunei is part of Asia with capital at Bandar Seri Begawan. Official language is Malay. Brunei uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+08:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.
💱 Currencies Used
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.
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 speed in Brunei is on average 4.1 Mbps.
WiFi coverage in Brunei is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
You can buy a SIM card for about 29.86 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.
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 .
Brunei uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
🛣️ 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.