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Best Brunei Sim Card For Tourist And How To Buy A Prepaid Sim Card in Brunei (Updated 2022)

Last updated on November 26th, 2022 at 10:33 am

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In this guide, you will learn about the best Brunei tourist sim card and how to buy a prepaid sim card in Brunei. Click here to get a discount booking activities in Brunei with Klook!

You buy the cheapest sim card in Brunei with DST prepaid sim card in Brunei for $13 BND=$9 USD with 6 GB data and $20 BND=$14 USD with 8 GB data valid for 30 days. Read here best Brunei eSim and how to get from Brunei airport to city center.

You can find the cheapest Brunei eSim with Airalo Brunei eSim prepaid for $9 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $18 USD with 3 GB data and for $27 USD with 5 GB data and valid for 30 days.

MTX Connect eSim Brunei for €24 with 4 GB data valid for 14 days. Holafly Brunei eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 6 GB data valid for 15 days.

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WHERE TO STAY IN BRUNEI

You can look for accommodation for as low as $20-30 USD for a room or even less if you decide to sleep in a dorm. If you want to try mid-range accommodation you can find one ranging from $50-70 USD in Brunei.

Book your accommodations in Brunei through Agoda or Booking

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BRUNEI TOURIST SIM CARD AND PREPAID SIM CARD IN BRUNEI

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First thing we have to say about internet and data connection in Brunei isn’t the best especially if we compare with our countries that we are coming from in Asia.

Obviously the best thing you can do to connect online is buying a prepaid sim card in Brunei. It will be efficient and it will allow you to connect anytime.

We recommend you to get your Brunei tourist sim card in the airport. You can get in the kiosks or phone shops. There are only two phone operators in Brunei: DST and Progresif.

You need to bring your passport and you need to register the sim card. If you don’t register your sim card it will stop working in a week.

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BUYING BRUNEI PREPAID SIM CARD IN THE AIRPORT (SIM CARD BRUNEI AIRPORT)

Getting a Brunei sim card airport is simple and easy. You can do in the Brunei international airport in a phone shop or phone kiosks in the airport. Make sure you are bringing your passport when buying at the airport, pick-up service, or in a shop. And you register the sim card otherwise will stop working after a week.

It’s better to purchase your Brunei tourist sim card in the airport. Since it’s easier to check maps and it was great to check internet while we were going to our hotel.

Prices are the same in the airport as in the city. If you aren’t in a hurry you can wait until get to the city to get your Brunei prepaid sim card. There are phone shops where to buy your Brunei tourist sim card.

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WHERE TO GET YOUR BRUNEI TOURIST SIM CARD

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You can get your Brunei sim card in the airport, phone kiosks and phone shops. Just make sure that you present your foreign passport and register. The main operators in Brunei are: DST and Progresif. If you are getting to Brunei by bus from Malaysia you can also get your Brunei tourist sim card in the Bus Station or around the city in kiosks and phone shops to be online if you need.

BEST PREPAID SIM CARD BRUNEI COMPARISON

For this Brunei prepaid sim card is only the comparison with DST and Progresif. The main problem in Brunei to get a sim card you have to pay an annual fee of $25 BND to the government. So it’s better to get a Brunei tourist sim card since you will not have to pay that fee.

DST BRUNEI SIM CARD

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DST Brunei is the largest phone operator in Brunei that’s why is our first option. DST Brunei tourist sim card is the best option if you stay for short time in Brunei as I did less than a week. Check here prices and packages!

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The Easi Tourist sim card in Brunei for $13 BND=$9 USD with 6 GB data and $20 BND=$14 USD with 8 GB data valid for 30 days.

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Progresif Brunei

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Progesif Brunei is the second largest phone operator in Brunei with worst coverage than DST but the packages are cheaper. Progesif Brunei tourist sim card is valid 4 weeks. Check here prices and packages!

Progesif Brunei costs $15 BND=$10 USD with 4 GB data, 30 minutes domestic local calls valid for 7 days.

You can get these data packages with Progresif Brunei prepaid sim card valid for 30 days for $10 BND with 2 GB data, for $25 BND with 5 GB data, for $40 BND with 10 GB data and for $55 BND with 20 GB data. And for $40 BND with 40 GB data and for $85 BND with 80 GB data.

HOLAFLY BRUNEI ESIM DISCOUNT CODE

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Holafly Brunei eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 6 GB data valid for 15 days.

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AIRALO BRUNEI ESIM DISCOUNT CODE

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Airalo Brunei eSim prepaid for $9 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $18 USD with 3 GB data and for $27 USD with 5 GB data and valid for 30 days.

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MTX Connect eSim Brunei

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MTX Connect eSim Brunei for €24 with 4 GB data valid for 14 days.

UBIGI BRUNEI ESIM

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Ubigi Brunei eSim for $12 USD with 1 GB data valid for 30 days. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

BEST BRUNEI SIM CARD CONCLUSION (CHEAPEST SIM CARD BRUNEI)

My Brunei Sim Card Conclusion is buying the cheapest sim card in Brunei with DST Brunei tourist sim card for $13 BND=$9 USD with 6 GB data and $20 BND=$14 USD with 8 GB data valid for 30 days.

In my opinion 6 GB data is enough data for a week since wifi works properly in hotel, hostels and local restaurants. If you stay longer you should go for Progresif because they have better rates but the coverage isn’t so good as DST.

You can find the cheapest Brunei eSim with Airalo Brunei eSim prepaid for $9 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). For $18 USD with 3 GB data and for $27 USD with 5 GB data and valid for 30 days.

MTX Connect eSim Brunei for €24 with 4 GB data valid for 14 days. Holafly Brunei eSim for $44 USD if you use our code GAMINTRAVELER coming with 6 GB data valid for 15 days.

BEST TIME TO VISIT BRUNEI

The wet season lasts from November to March. The driest season is from April to October. Perhaps the dry season is the best for visiting Brunei. There would be many days that it could rain, and I had been in Brunei at different times of the year. So you decide when is the best time to visit Brunei.

Click here to know more about the weather in Brunei!

CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE IN BRUNEI

The currency of Brunei is called Brunei Dollar and this is the money you will use while you travel around the country. And the exchange rate is $1 USD= 1.25 BND. Also if you are bringing a debit card, you will find many ATMs all over Brunei.

Click here to know the exact rate!

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN BRUNEI

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For budget travel in Brunei can cost around $15 USD per day. I would recommend my favorite breakfast in Brunei called Nasi Lemak which you can get for only $1-2 USD.

You can find Nasi goreng and Mee Goreng for less than $5 USD fried rice and fried noodles. If you want to go for fine dining restaurants prices start from $10-15 USD per person.

WHERE TO STAY IN BRUNEI

You can look for accommodation for as low as $20-30 USD for a room or even less if you decide to sleep in a dorm. If you want to try mid-range accommodation you can find one ranging from $50-70 USD in Brunei.

Book your accommodations in Brunei through Agoda or Booking.

Click here to get a discount booking activities in Brunei with Klook!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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