Journey to the island of Borneo and touch down in Brunei, where lush rainforests snuggle up to the super-rich capital of Bandar Seri Begawan. Rent a car in Brunei and you can hop between rural and urban areas with ease, ticking off a list of memorable attractions.
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Brunei, located on the north coast of Borneo, offers a sanctuary of peace. It is a country that is oil and gas rich. The Billionth Barrel Monument commemorates the production of the billionth oil barrel in Brunei's oil fields. Attractions include the beach, the theme park and the sultan's residence.
The country has a tropical climate, vast rainforests and a culture steeped in history. In order to experience this beautiful country, it is recommended that you hire a car from an approved Brunei car hire company.
Car hire in Brunei is available for pick up from Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport (BWN). There are also car-rental offices across the nation in some of Brunei's busier downtown areas. When you book Brunei car rental in advance of travel you can select the most convenient pick-up and drop-off points. Booking before you go is also the surest way to find the cheapest deals on car rental in Brunei.
Brunei is split in two by Sarawak, East Malaysia. You can drive between Brunei and Malaysia (always check the insurance with your rental company to make sure you are covered). Have your passport ready at the border stops and be aware that the checkpoints are open only during certain hours and queues can be very long.
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Brunei can be covered in just a few hours by road, so you can pack a lot into your touring holiday. Read on to get some ideas on where to go...
Bandar Seri Begawan is described as Brunei's cultural capital with some of the country's most celebrated landmarks. The Brunei Museum and the Twelve Roofs House are popular tourist hotspots.
Mosques are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Brunei. Two of the city's must-see landmarks are the Omar Ali Saifuddien and Jame'Asr Hassanil Bolkiah mosques. The advantage of organising Brunei car hire is the accessibility it provides to many tourist attractions such as mosques and cultural centres.
The Istana Nurul Iman palace is a few miles south of Bandar Seri Begawan. It is the official residence of the sultan of Brunei. The palace is open to the public on the Hari Raya Aidilfitri, an annual Islamic celebration.
A short distance from Bandar Seri Begawan is Jerudong Theme Park, an attraction suitable for all the family. Also popular with families is Muara Beach. For those interested in nature, Tasek Merimbun Lake is about 45 miles from the capital city.
Some of Brunei's tourist attractions cannot be reached by car. The Ulu Temburong National Park is a magical rainforest on the east side of Brunei, which is only accessible by boat.