Brunei travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Brunei with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Brunei.

Brunei travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Brunei with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Brunei - quick facts
Time difference UK +8 hours
Language(s) Malay, English
Currency Brunei Dollar, Singapore Dollar
Electricity G plug (240V)
Driving side Left

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Brunei weather

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The Brunei weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Bandar Seri Begawan.

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Brunei travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Brunei from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Brunei.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Brunei travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Brunei with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Brunei, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Brunei covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Brunei with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Brunei FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Brunei including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Brunei due to Covid-19?

Brunei is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Brunei?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Brunei. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Brunei and the UK?

The time difference between Brunei and the UK is UK time+8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Brunei?

The main languages spoken in Brunei are Malay and English.

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What is the currency in Brunei?

The currency in Brunei is the Brunei Dollar (BND) and the Singapore Dollar (SGN).

Which plugs are used in Brunei?

Brunei uses electrical plug type G (240 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Brunei?

They drive on the left side of the road in Brunei.

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