WEAR PROPER ATTIRE
If you decide to visit mosques. Women are required to cover their head, shoulders, and knees. Some mosques will provide simple robes and shawls to meet this standard. Observe silence.
OBSERVE PRAYER TIMINGS
Note that all banks, businesses, offices, places of interest retail, food and beverage outlets are closed between 12 noon and 2pm on Fridays.
BRUNEIANS SPEAK ENGLISH
Do approach them as they are open to providing assistance if required.
MINDFUL CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Alcohol consumption is only allowed in private areas, such as in hotel rooms, or place of residence of the importer.
ALCOHOL IMPORTATION LIMITS
Non-muslim passengers over 18 years of age are not allowed to bring in more than 2 bottles of liquor and 12 cans of beer @ 330ml per can. The Liquor Declaration Form must be kept with the unfinished alcohol at all times.
DON’T MAKE LOUD NOISES
when you hear the azan or the Muslim call to prayer.
DON’T WEAR FOOTWEAR
in a mosque.
DON’T SHAKE HANDS
with members of the opposite sex, unless offered first by the other person.