Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Brunei?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Brunei. In Brunei, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Brunei und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Brunei
GOutlets of type GOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Brunei?

Brunei uses power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Brunei.

Country information

About Brunei

Flag: About Brunei

Brunei is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia) with about 430 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 6 000 km². The capital of Brunei is Bandar Seri Begawan (64 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Malay and English.

The only neighbor of Brunei is Malaysia.

TLD: .bnCurrency: BNDCountry calling code: +673Country Code : BN
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Brunei?

The voltage in Brunei is 240 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Brunei, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Brunei?

The utility frequency in Brunei is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Brunei.