12. Local time and business hours
The time in Brunei Darussalam is GMT + 8
Business hours are:
Monday to Thursday and Saturday 7:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and
(Government offices) 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
(most shopping centres)
International direct dialing is available. The country code of Brunei Darussalam is 673 2 (Brunei/Muara District).
14. Electricity and water
Local voltage is 220/240 volts AC 50 Hz.
Adaptors can easily be bought and hotels have multi-voltage fittings for electric shavers. Tap water in the hotels is drinkable and bottled water is widely available.