Brunei dollar (B$)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than B$80

  • Dorm bed: B$10–50
  • Meals at food stalls or self-catering from markets: B$1–4
  • Bus and water taxi: B$1–2 per trip
  • Museums: All are free

Midrange: B$80–160

  • Air-con double room with bathroom: B$60–80
  • Meals at all but the priciest of restaurants: B$5–15
  • Taxis, boat tours, national park tours: B$10–40

Top end: More than B$160

  • Room in top hotel: B$140–170
  • Quality restaurant meal: B$10–20
  • Fully guided sightseeing tours: B$40–90


Gentle haggling is common in markets; in all other instances you’re expected to pay the stated price.


Standard Chartered Bank Has an international ATM.