Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei? If you're planning to go to Bandar Seri Begawan, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Based on the climate and weather in Bandar Seri Begawan, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bandar Seri Begawan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei by month

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January

If you visit Bandar Seri Begawan during January, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm, very rainy, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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February

If you visit Bandar Seri Begawan during February, you are likely to see that it is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

March in Bandar Seri Begawan is really hot, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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April

In April, Bandar Seri Begawan is extremely hot, very rainy, very stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bandar Seri Begawan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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May

May for Bandar Seri Begawan is extremely hot, very rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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June

Traveling to Bandar Seri Begawan in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Bandar Seri Begawan in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August for Bandar Seri Begawan is really hot, very rainy, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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September

September here is extremely hot, very rainy, very stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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October

October in this region is really hot, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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November

November in Bandar Seri Begawan can be sweltering, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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December

If you visit Bandar Seri Begawan during December, you might find that it is really hot, extremely rainy, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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Activities for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bandar Seri Begawan.

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to visit the stunning Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who can enter the mosque; you should check with the Bandar Seri Begawan tourism authority.

If you visit the Royal Regalia Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Bandar Seri Begawan has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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