Metered taxis are available at most hotels, shopping centres
and the airport. In the capital, Bandar Seri Begawan, taxis
are located at the multi-storey carpark at Jalan Cator.
City Transport Service (CTS) which is more commonly known
as the 'purple B$3.00 taxis' has now been introduced. CTS
is the easiest way to travel in the city, where by the fare
per trip is fixed at B$3.00 within the CTS zone plus B$1.00
if you book by phone. Dial the CTS hotline 343434 for
pick-up request at CTS pick-up points. It operates from 6am
Self-drive or chauffeur-driven cars are available from major
hotels and the airport.
Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA), flies to over 30 cities. Other
major airlines such as Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways International,
Garuda Indonesia, Philippine Airlines and Malaysia Airline
also service Brunei.
|Royal Brunei Airlines
The government of Brunei Darussalam requires visitors to be
in possession of a passport valid for 6 months after the departure
Visas are required for most national. Check with your local
Brunei embassy or consulate for details.
Malaysia and Singapore : B$5.00
Other Destinations : B$12.00
Passengers over 17 years of age are eligible for the following
concessions: cigarettes not more than 200 sticks; tobacco
worth 250 gm; perfume up to 60 ml and eau de toilette up to
Non-Muslims over 17 years of age are allowed to bring in only
two bottles of liquor (about two quarts) and 12 cans of beer
for personal consumption, which must be declared at Customs
Public payphones which take coins or phonecards are widely
available. Hallokad is a prepaid card for international
and local calls, allowing calls to be made to over 130 countries
from Brunei as well as from 68 countries to Brunei.
Brunei Dollar notes come in denominations of $1, $5, $10,
$25, $50, $100, $1000 and $10,000. Smaller currency comes
in 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent denominations.