Brunei Darussalam

Capital Bandar Seri Begawan

Population 411,900

Area 5,765 km2

Key facts

Brunei Darussalam is a country located in South-Eastern Asia. Brunei Darussalam has only one border country: Malaysia. The official language of Brunei Darussalam is Malay.

The national currency in Brunei Darussalam is Brunei dollar (BND). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent.

With today's currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 1.41 BND and 1 USD is worth 1.45 BND.

Bruneian
Banknotes

$1$5$10

Bruneian
Coins

15102050

Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.

Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Brunei Darussalam is 52.1 Mbps and mobile is 102.98 Mbs.The global average is 139.19 Mbps and 77.74 Mbps respectively.

ATM Density Brunei Darussalam has more ATMs than most other countries.73.96 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 41.24.

SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Brunei Darussalam, a passport or ID is required as identification.

Socket types

There is one common socket type used in Brunei Darussalam. Type G is not very common around the world, so it might be a good idea to check if your electronics need an adapter.

Type G 240 V, 50 Hz  

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

Food & Hotels

What hotel chains are present in Brunei Darussalam?

There are no Mariott hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no Hilton hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no IHG hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are no Best Western hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

There are Radisson hotels in Bandar Seri Begawan.

There are no Accor hotels in Brunei Darussalam.

What fast food chains are present in Brunei Darussalam?

Ambuyat are some of the most well-known delicacies to come out of Brunei Darussalam. If none of these foods appeal to you, check out the list of fast-food restaurants in Brunei Darussalam below.

The McDonald's chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The KFC chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The Burger King chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

The Subway chain does not operate in Brunei Darussalam.

The Domino's Pizza chain does not operate in Brunei Darussalam.

The Starbucks chain operates in Brunei Darussalam.

Weather

Today the sun in Bandar Seri Begawan, rises at 6:06 AM and sets at 6:13 PM. The climate of Bandar Seri Begawan may be categorized as a equatorial rainforest (Af), according to Koppen's classification system.
FridaySep 30Rain showersLow: 25.2°C (77.36°F)High: 32.7°C (90.86°F)
SaturdayOct 1ThunderstormLow: 24.1°C (75.38°F)High: 31.5°C (88.7°F)
SundayOct 2ThunderstormLow: 24.3°C (75.74°F)High: 31.2°C (88.16°F)
MondayOct 3ThunderstormLow: 24.5°C (76.1°F)High: 30.6°C (87.08°F)
TuesdayOct 4ThunderstormLow: 24.3°C (75.74°F)High: 30.2°C (86.36°F)
WednesdayOct 5ThunderstormLow: 23.2°C (73.76°F)High: 31.5°C (88.7°F)

Weather data for Bandar Seri Begawan (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com

Transport

Railways There are no passenger trains available.

Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.

Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Brunei Darussalam.

Car Rental Avis , Hertz are available, but Sixt is not present in Brunei Darussalam.

Road Connectivity Index (2016)  With a score of 5.7, Brunei Darussalam is placed 36th out of 129 nations.

Driving Side In Brunei Darussalam traffic is left-handed.

Safety

Theft Occurrence Rate  306.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2006.The global average is 544.

Road Traffic Casualties 7.50 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.71.

Travel Advisory Level (U.S. DoS)  Level 1: Exercise normal precautions. 

Emergency phones in Brunei Darussalam

993 Police
991 Ambulance
991 Fire police

Sources

Smoking & Alcohol

Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.

Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.

Visa

What are visa requirements to enter Brunei Darussalam?

Currently, citizens of 63 countries can enter Brunei Darussalam without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Brunei Darussalam.

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