Emergency & Important Numbers

Fire Brigade995

Internet Access

Free wi-fi is ubiquitous in most hotels and guesthouses and becoming increasingly available in restaurants and cafes.


  • Magazines Keep an eye out for the free Borneo Insider's Guide (www.borneoinsidersguide.com), a glossy magazine published four times a year.


Banks and international ATMs are sprinkled around the city centre, especially along Jln McArthur and Jln Sultan. The airport has an ATM.

BIBD Handy ATM in the basement of Block A of the Yayasan Complex.

RHB Has a 24-hour ATM; on the west side of Block D, Yayasan Complex.

Isman Money Changer Changes cash. Just off the central atrium.


Menglait Post Office The most central post office now that the city-centre branch has closed.


You can buy SIM cards for the two main mobile-phone networks at the airport or at DST and Progresif stores around the city. The following branches are centrally located: DST; Progresif.

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Kiosk at the airport.

Tourist Information Centre Helpful office by the waterfront.