Here’s some basic information for you when it comes to travel to Brunei…

OFFICIAL NAME
Islamic Sultanate of Brunei

CAPITAL
Bandar Seri Begawan

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Bahasa Malaysia

MONEY
Brunei’s currency is the Bruneian dollar; you’ll see it written as B$ or simply $. The Bruneian dollar has parity with the Singapore dollar and both are legal tender in either country.

TIME
Brunei is eight hours ahead of London (GMT), sixteen hours ahead of Los Angeles, 13 hours ahead of New York, 2 hours behind Sydney and 4 hours behind Auckland.

RELIGION
The overwhelming majority of Bruneians are Muslim, though there are significant Christian miniorites amongst tribes people.

WEIGHTS & MEASURES
Brunei uses the metric system of measurements. Petrol is bought in litres and food is weighed in kilos.

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