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General Information

The official language of Brunei is Malay.

The national currency of Brunei is Brunei dollar (BND).

1 BND equals  .
equals  BND.

Location

Brunei

The distance from to Brunei is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Brunei. Exercise normal precautions in Brunei. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Brunei is 28. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 993 to call the police in Brunei.

LGBT

Brunei has a score of -7 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Brunei ranks #146 worldwide.

LGBTI sex acts are criminalized in Brunei under Civil Law and also under the Syariah Penal Code.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Brunei should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Brunei:

  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Brunei to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Brunei differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Brunei, the standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type G
Weather

The temperature difference between Brunei and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Brunei. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Rain throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 72–84°F  /  22–29°C 94% 93%
Sun November 10 72–92°F  /  22–33°C 87% 7%
Mon November 11 74–90°F  /  23–32°C 91% 73%
Tue November 12 76–88°F  /  24–31°C 95% 77%
Wed November 13 73–90°F  /  23–32°C 90% 12%
Thu November 14 74–90°F  /  23–32°C 92% 52%
Fri November 15 74–90°F  /  23–32°C 93% 92%
Sat November 16 74–85°F  /  23–29°C 99% 100%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:09 am and sets at 06:05 pm. This equates to 11.9 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Brunei, it is in . When the sun sets in Brunei, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Brunei is 4.00 BND. Every kilometer costs an additional 4.00 BND. Every hour of waiting time costs 15.00 BND.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Brunei.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 8.04 BND.

The legal drinking age in Brunei is 17-0.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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