Brunei Country Quickfacts
|Airport:||Seri Begawan (BWN). International Airport tax is $5 for flights to Kota Kinabalu and Kuching; $12 for all other destinations.|
|Capital:||Bandar Seri Begawan|
|City Code:||Bandar Seri Begawan - 02|
|Credit Cards:||All major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, department stores and major establishments.|
|Currency:||The official currency is the Brunei dollar (B$), but Singapore dollars are widely used and have the same value as the Brunei dollar, meaning they are accepted at face value. Don’t worry if you receive Singapore dollars as change from a Brunei dollar bill – you’ll have no trouble using them anywhere in Brunei.|
|Drives on the:||Left|
|Electricity:||220/240V AC 50Hz. Plugs are either round or square three-pin.|
|Ethnic Groups:||Malay: 67%; Chinese: 15%, indigenous tribes: 6%; other: 12%|
|Official Language(s):||Malay is the official language, English, Mandarin, Chinese Dialects|
|Religion:||Islam (official), Buddhism, Christianity|
|Time Zone:||12 hours ahead of Toronto and 15 hours ahead of Vancouver.
|Tipping:||Brunei is a non-tipping culture. Some restaurants may add a 10% service charge to bills, but this is usually made clear on restaurant menus. Elsewhere, tipping is not expected. Taxi drivers also do not expect tips.|
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