Passports must be valid at least until the date of departure. Visas are required by most Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include alcohol; although adults who are not Muslims are permitted a duty-free allowance, which must be declared on arrival.
Traffic drives on the left, and car hire is available for those with an international driving permit.
Taxis are widely available in Bandar Seri Begawan; fares are generally metered. A national bus service links the main towns.
Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include dengue fever, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and Japanese encephalitis.
There were 225,000 tourist arrivals in 2013.