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 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||A$ 0.74||A$ 3.69||A$ 7.38||A$ 73.78||A$ 737.79|
|Canada||C$ 0.78||C$ 3.88||C$ 7.76||C$ 77.60||C$ 776.00|
|Ireland||€ 0.60||€ 3.00||€ 6.00||€ 60.03||€ 600.33|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.96||NZ$ 4.79||NZ$ 9.58||NZ$ 95.78||NZ$ 957.75|
|South Africa||R 6.43||R 32.13||R 64.26||R 642.58||R 6,425.80|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.50||£ 2.48||£ 4.96||£ 49.64||£ 496.39|
|United States of America||US$ 0.76||US$ 3.80||US$ 7.60||US$ 75.98||US$ 759.82|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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