- Bandar Seri Begawan
The official currency is the Brunei Dollar (BND), divided into 100 cents. The Brunei Dollar is linked to the Singaporean Dollar which is accepted as legal tender throughout Brunei.
All major credit cards are accepted in larger hotels, restaurants and shops. Cash is best advised for smaller establishments and when transacting in remote areas. ATMs are widespread especially at major banks which are concentrated along Jalan Sultan in the capital.
To cash travellers cheques or change money use the major banks as they usually offer far better rates than hotels. Money can also be converted at the informal moneychangers that operate from booths at most transport hubs. If you choose to use this channel ensure you shop around for the best rate.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Brunei||BND 1||BND 5||BND 10||BND 100||BND 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.98||AUD 4.90||AUD 9.79||AUD 97.95||AUD 979.48|
|Canada||CAD 0.97||CAD 4.83||CAD 9.66||CAD 96.64||CAD 966.37|
|Ireland||EUR 0.67||EUR 3.35||EUR 6.71||EUR 67.07||EUR 670.69|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.02||NZD 5.08||NZD 10.15||NZD 101.53||NZD 1,015.26|
|South Africa||ZAR 10.79||ZAR 53.97||ZAR 107.95||ZAR 1,079.46||ZAR 10,794.64|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.57||GBP 2.86||GBP 5.72||GBP 57.22||GBP 572.23|
|United States of America||USD 0.74||USD 3.70||USD 7.41||USD 74.09||USD 740.85|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
Become our Brunei Travel Expert
We are looking for contributors for our Brunei travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Brunei or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.