A posting to Brunei is a very unique and exciting one. Not only that it allows you to work with the Gurkhas and experience their traditions, customs and celebrations but also the opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of leisure pursuits and to travel extensively around South East Asia.
Brunei International Airport operates several international flights to destinations such as Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Thailand , China, Korea, Japan, Philippines, and Dubai. The national airline is Royal Brunei. The airport is approximately an hour away from Tuker Lines Camp.
Traveling to other international destinations can also be done via Miri International Airport in Miri, Sarawak, located just over an hour away from Tuker Lines.
Getting around can be relatively difficult if you don't drive, however here are a few options available:
There are local buses ( purple buses) traveling from Seria town to Kuala Belait town centres via Jalan Mualana and Jalan Utara (Panaga Road). The buses leave every 10-15 minutes and pass main places such as the Officers' Mess, X1 & X2 estates, Panaga Club, The NAAFI and Garrison Swimming Pool, From the NAFFI bus stop, it's only a short walk to the Thrift Shop, PCMF, Hornbill School, Tuker Lines Camp, H15 & J16 estates, the Chit Chat Community Centre, and Ramdhani.
There are many bus stops en-route and you can also ring the bell or inform the driver to get off at your preferred location.
From Tuker Lines SFA to Seria Town - You can catch a bus from the bus stop in front of Chautari.
From Tuker Lines SFA to Kuala Belait Town - Wait for the bus on the opposite site of Chautari
From Mumong (x1) SFA to Seria Town - You can get on a bus right outside the X1 gate.
From Mumong (x1) SFA to Kuala Belait Town - Cross the road and wait for the bus on the opposite side of the main gate.
Ramdhani taxi service - 3223670
Taxi Kuala Belait - 3334581 ( taxi stand at the clock tower at the end of Jalan Pretty)
Taxi Seria - 3222030, 3222155
Rich in nature and wildlife, Brunei is a fascinating place for families to venture out and enjoy an adventurous experience at your doorstep.
DRIVING TO MIRI, MALAYSIA
Take a drive to Sungai Tujoh border which is approximately 20 minutes from KB ( Kuala Belait ) town or 30 minutes from Tuker Lines. Sungai Tujoh - Miri borders open from 0600 - 0000hrs everyday.
There is some documentation you must bring along with you as well as Brunei (VES) and Malaysia (VMS) vehicle passes and two toll fees are to be paid along the route both in Brunei Dollar and Malaysian Ringgit. There are a few currency exchange places around Kuala Belait and Seria towns you can stop by to exchange some money before starting off your journey.
CLICK HERE to find more information about crossing the border to Miri and mandatory documents.
Miri International Airport Address
Lapangan Terbang Miri, Jalan Airport, 98008 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
TRAVELING IN SOUTH EAST ASIA
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