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AIR : There are no internal air services.

SEA/RIVER : There are water taxi services to Kampong Ayer, with stations at Jalan Kianggeh and Jalan McArthur. Water taxis are the most common form of transport in Kampong Ayer, Bruneiís renowned water village. Fares are negotiable. Regular water taxi and boat services also ply between Bandar Seri Begawan and Bangar (in Temburong), Limbang (in Sarawak), Labuan and some towns in the Malaysian state of Sabah.

There are approximately 1800km (1080 miles) of roads in the country; the best-developed road network is in the Brunei-Muara district, including a coastal highway which runs from Muara to Jerudong and then on to Tutong. Traffic drives on the left. Bus : Services operate to Seria (91km (57 miles) from Bandar Seri Begawan), Kuala Belait (16km (10 miles) from Seria), Tutong (48km (30 miles) from Bandar Seri Begawan) and Muara (27km (17 miles) from Bandar Seri Begawan). There is a bus station in the town centre and the city bus system is well maintained and inexpensive. Car hire : Self-drive or chauffeur-driven cars are available at the airport and major hotels. It is important to specify whether an air conditioned car is required. Documentation : An International Driving Permit is required to hire a car. A temporary licence to drive in Brunei is available on presentation of a valid driving licence from the visitorís country of origin.

URBAN : Taxis are available in Bandar Seri Begawan. Fares are usually metered; if not they should be agreed before the journey. There is a 50 per cent surcharge after 2300. Tipping is not necessary.

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