The Gateway to Borneo
The Gateway to MALAYSIAN Borneo is KOTA KINABALU & KUCHING where
it is served by Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Transmile,
Air Asia, Uni Air, Royal Brunei Airlines with Direct international
Brunei * Hong Kong * Japan * Korea * Philippines * Singapore *
The Gateway to BRUNEI is BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN where it is served by
Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Philippine Airlines and
Thai International with Direct International Flights from:
London * Frankfurt * Zurich * Singapore * Jakarta * Bali *
Darwin * Perth * Hongkong * Manila * Kota Kinabalu * Kuching *
Kuala Lumpur * Taipei * Bangkok * Abu Dhabi * Dubai
Within Borneo, domestic flights are primarily serviced by Malaysia
Airlines and Royal Brunei
M$6 for Domestic Flights and M$40 for International flights
including Singapore & Brunei
Effective 1st October 2001, there is a
RM5 surcharge for airline insurance for each sector flown.
B$5 for Singapore and Malaysia Flights and B$12 to other
Airport tax MUST be paid at the airport in Brunei Dollars.
CHECK IN TIMES:
We recommend a 1 hour 30 minutes (minimum 1 hour) for international
flights and 60 minutes (minimum 45 minutes) for flights within the
||40 Kilos Fokker - 15 Kilos
||20 Kilos Twin Otter - 10
||Maximum weight is 5 kg.
56 cm x 36 cm x 23 cm / 22" x 14" x 19"
Passengers have to clear immigration upon arrival in Sabah, Sarawak or
Brunei eventhough coming from different states within the same
In Malaysia, all visitors are required to complete a DISEMBARKATION
CARD and TRAVELLERS DECLARATION FORM to declare the amount of currency
Due to the tight currency controls in Malaysia, non-Malaysians are
permitted to carry out of Malaysia, foreign currency notes including
travellers' cheques, not exceeding the amount declared brought in.
MALAYSIA Visa Requirements
Nationals from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Republic of China, Cuba, India,
Israel, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,
Taiwan, Vietnam MUST obtain visa before entering Malaysia. Other
Nationals are generally granted a visa between 7 days to 3 months.
BRUNEI Visa Requirements
Visa is NOT required for a stay shorter than 14 days for Malaysians,
Singaporeans, British, American, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Sweden
and Maldives. All other nationals are required to obtain a visa from
any Brunei diplomatic mission or representative.
Visitors from Yellow Fever Endemic Zones or other affected areas are
required to present International Heath Certificates showing Yellow
Passengers from South, Central America and Central Africa are required
to report to Quarantine Office.
||Trafficking in illegal
drugs carries the mandatory death penalty
||Special permit required
||Must be submitted to
Customs for clearance
and Historical Objects:
||Not permitted to be
exported unless with permission from
Insects (Dried/ Fresh):
||Must be declared to Quarantine.
Malaysian Visitors enjoy custom's exemption on the following
||200 cigarettes / 50
cigars / 225 gm
||up to RM$200, skincare
||up to RM$200
||Fountain pens, Printed
Books / Newspaper/Journals
||Portable Radio, clocks,
cameras, flashbulbs, flashlights,
calculators, wrist watch
(The above gives a general overview and is by no means complete).