- Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei Travel Health Advice
Travellers arriving from infected areas are required to produce proof of a yellow fever vaccination, and vaccinations may be recommended for hepatitis A and hepatitis B, though these are not required. Health concerns will depend on whether or not you are traveling to the remote areas of the Sultanate. In Bandar Seri Begawan and the large towns the tap water is safe to drink and world-class medical facilities are available. However, if you are exploring the remote wilderness you should drink bottled water only and consider additional vaccinations for typhoid, tetanus, rabies and Japanese encephalitis, depending on duration of visit and planned activities. Dengue fever outbreaks and other mosquito-borne diseases are common. Take precautions against mosquito bites including using insect repellent at all times. Frequently there is a smoke haze across some parts of Brunei, typically from July to October, which may cause respiratory problems. You are strongly advised to take out comprehensive medical insurance that includes the option of emergency repatriation.
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