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Last verified: Thursday, 17. October 2019 at 07:24 AM

Brunei Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Brunei is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.3 / 5

Travelling Brunei is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.8 / 5

Brunei shares a land border with Malaysia. For these two countries, the Advisory Index is 1.8.

Advice scoring history for Brunei

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Brunei.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Brunei from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.3 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: New Zealand

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Exercise normal safety and security precautions in Brunei Darussalam

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/brunei-darussalam

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Brunei.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/brunei-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Tryggt resmål, iaktta normal försiktighet. Muslimsk stat, respektera lokala seder. Sträng narkotikalagstiftning.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/BN

Individual rating changes for Brunei

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Brunei. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Brunei changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Brunei with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Brunei with a rating of 1.0.

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The United States government issued a new warning for Brunei with a rating of 1.0.

About Brunei

Brunei with its capital Bandar Seri Begawan is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia), slightly smaller than Delaware (5,770 km²). The country is located Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, humid, rainy. The landscape is flat coastal plain rises to mountains in east; hilly lowland in west. With a population of about 0.38 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bandar Seri Begawan
Population less than one million
Size 5.770 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Delaware
Common languages English, Malay
Currency Dollar (short: BND)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +673
Internet Top Level Domain .bn
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 BN
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 BRN
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 96

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Brunei is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • seasonal smoke/haze resulting from forest fires in Indonesia

Natural hazzards

  • typhoons, earthquakes, and severe flooding are rare

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Brunei. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. agriculture
  2. construction
  3. liquefied natural gas
  4. petroleum
  5. petroleum refining
  6. transportation

Agriculture products

  1. cattle
  2. chickens
  3. eggs
  4. fruits
  5. goats
  6. rice
  7. vegetables
  8. water buffalo

Bruneian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Brunei.

Export products

  1. mineral fuels
  2. organic chemicals

Import products

  1. electric machinery
  2. machinery
  3. mechanical appliance parts
  4. mineral fuels
  5. motor vehicles

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Brunei?

Brunei is currently rated at 1,3 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 3 official sources. Travelling Brunei is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Brunei in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Brunei.

How many travel advisories do you know for Brunei?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 3 individual sources for Brunei.

What is the size of Brunei?

Brunei has a size of 5,770 km² or 2,228 mi² which is slightly smaller than Delaware.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.