Arriving passengers over 17 years of age are eligible to bring in the following items for personal consumption/use:

Cigarettes Tobacco Perfume Eau de toilette
200 sticks 60 grams 60 ml 250 ml


Passengers will be charged duty on cigarettes of $0.25 tax per stick, equal to $5 per pack of 20 sticks of cigarette, and $50 for one carton of 10 packs.

Other tobacco products – Effective 1st November 2010, import duty on other tobacco products has increased significantly. Passengers will be charged duty for the import of tobacco products.


A non-Muslim over 17-years of age may bring in two bottles of liquor (about 2 litres) and 12 cans of beer for personal consumption, which must be declared to customs upon arrival.

Used Personal Effects

Cigarettes Tobacco Perfume Eau de toilette
200 sticks 250 grams 60 ml 250 ml


Yellow fever inoculations are required for visitors over one year of age coming from infected areas. Malaria, cholera and small pox have been eliminated from Brunei Darussalam and the inoculation is not needed.

Airport Tax

Kota Kinabalu & Kuching B$5.00
Other destinations B$12.00

Airport Check-In Times

Please arrive in good time at the airport terminal as this will ensure that your flight operates on schedule. Check local road conditions to avoid possible delay. To enable pre-flight formalities to be concluded, have your baggage screened and checked-in at Brunei International Airport at least one and a half hours before scheduled departure.

Reconfirmation of Bookings

You are required to contact the airline reservation office or its appointed agent for reconfirmation of your outward or return flight at least 72 hours before its scheduled departure date. Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled.

Group Fares

Special fares are available to passengers travelling as a group on certain routes. For details of group rates, please contact your travel agent or any RBA office.

Carriage of Live Animals

Pets and other animals are permitted as checked baggage on all Royal Brunei Airlines flights but can be checked in as manifested cargo. Full details are available from Royal Brunei Airlines' cargo general enquiry line (Tel: +673 233 3278).


Smoking is prohibited in both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned areas. It also banned in specific areas places, including public areas, government buildings, hospital, recreational, airport building, educational centers, and restaurants and on public transport.

Go by land

Many of Brunei's attractions lie within walking distance of each other in the heart of the capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan. A comprehensive public bus system serves the capital and other destinations.


There are no metered taxis in Brunei. Taxis are available at most hotels, shopping centres and the airport.

In the capital, taxis are located at the Jalan Cator car park. It is advisable to prearrange your taxi rides by contacting the following numbers:-

Bandar Seri Begawan: +673 2222214, +673 2226853

Kuala Belait: +673 3334581

Seria: +673 3222020, +673 3222155

Airport Taxi Service: +673 2343671

Car Rentals

Self-drive or chauffeur-driven cars are available for hire from major hotels and the airport.

1. Avis Rent-A-Car +673 242 6345 / 244 2284 / 244 6380 / 242 4921
2. Branch - Sheraton Utama Hotel +673 222 7100
3. Azizah Car Rental +673 222 9388 / 785 9888 / 881 8880
4. Booklink +673 244 6380
5. Budget-U-Drive +673 234 5573 / 4
6. Ellis and Sukma Car Rental +673 242 7238 / 242 3777 / 875 0285
7. Hani Car Rental +673 261 1666 / 883 7845
8. Hertz Rent-A-Car +673 245 2244
9. L&W Automobile Rental & Services Sdn Bhd +673 875 2783
10. Qawi Enterprise (Rent-A-Car) +673 265 5550 / 1 / 2
11. Sabli Development & Eng. Co. +673 239 1122 / 877 9421


There are six bus routes serving Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB) area and Brunei Muara District - the Central Line, Circle Line, Eastern Line, Northern Line, Western Line and Southern Line. They usually operate from 6.30am - 7.00pm Fares start from B$1.00.

Buses to other major towns such as Tutong, Seria and Kuala Belait depart from the bus terminal located at the Jalan Cator car park in downtown Bandar.

Go by Air


Royal Brunei Airlines flies to 13 major cities in Asia-Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East and Europe via London. Brunei International Airport is connected to destinations worldwide with service by Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Cebu Pacific.

Flight Information: +673 2331747

Web Address Airlines Contact Details
Royal Brunei Airlines +673 224 2222, +673 224 0505
Malaysian Airlines +673 222 4141 / 2, +673 222 3074
Thai Airways +673 224 2991, +673 224 2992
Singapore Airlines +673 224 4901, +673 224 4902, +673 224 2903
Air Asia +673 233 3045
Cebu Pacific +673 222 2666 +673 224 0985

Go by Boat

Water Taxis and Speedboat Services

Water taxis are the most common means of getting to Kampong Ayer and can be hailed from numerous 'docking ports' along the banks of the Brunei River. Speedboat Services to Temburong also available and you may purchased from the ticket counters at Jetty located in Jalan Residency at the capital.

Ferry and Boat Services

Car and passenger ferry services to Malaysia depart from Serasa Terminal in Muara. The journey ordinarily takes forty five minutes to Labuan and two hours and the half to Menumbok.

Departure from Bandar Seri Begawan to Bangar, Temburong Time Cost
Syarikat Amp Hj Salleh Amp Hj Judah & Anak - Anak 6.45 am to 5.15pm Adult :B$6.00 Senior Citizen :B$5.00 Children below 12 :FOC
Koperasi Pengangkutan Bersatu Temburong dgn Tanggungan bhd 6.45 am to 5.15pm Adult :B$6.00 Senior Citizen :B$5.00 Children below 12 :FOC
Departure from Bangar, Temburong to Bandar Seri Begawan Time Cost
Syarikat Amp Hj Salleh Amp Hj Judah & Anak - Anak 6.30 am to 4.30pm Adult :B$6.00 Senior Citizen :B$5.00 Children below 12 :FOC
Koperasi Pengangkutan Bersatu Temburong dgn Tanggungan bhd 6.30 am to 4.30pm Children below 12 :FOC Senior Citizen :B$5.00 Adult :B$6.00

Departure from Brunei To Time Arrival to Brunei From Time
Seri Anna Labuan 07.30am Beng Seng Speedboat Sundar 09.15am
Suria Labuan 08.30am Utama Lawas Lawas 09.30am
Mutiara Laut II Labuan 09.00am Rajawali Labuan 09.45am
Beng Seng Speedboat Sundar 10.15am Duta Muhibbah Labuan 09.45am
Seri Anna Lawas 11.30am Seri Labuan 3 Labuan 01.30pm
Rajawali Labuan 01.00pm Duta Muhibbah 3 Labuan 02.30pm
Duta Muhibbah Labuan 01.00pm Suria Sundar 04.00pm
Seri Labuan 3 Labuan 03.30pm Mutiara Laut Labuan 05.00pm
Duta Muhibbah 2 Labuan 04.40pm Seri Anna Labuan 05.30pm
Departure from Brunei To Time Arrival to Brunei From Time
Shuttle Hope Menumbok 9.30am Shuttle Hope Menumbok 3.00pm