After the reopening of air borders in April, the Bruneians are now traveling enthusiastically to their favorite destinations. Many of them traveled to Jeddah in November and December to perform their Umrah, which is often described as the lesser pilgrimage.
People of Brunei are now more confident to travel abroad for solo as well as family trips. Here are the top holiday destinations that Bruneians prefer:
This is the destination that Bruneians have visited the most in recent times since the reopening of air borders. With a tremendous rise in travelers to Malaysia, the demand for Malaysian ringgit also increased. Kuala Lumpur, Miri, Kuching, and Kota Kinabalu were the places in this country they liked exploring the most.
Thailand is also a destination many travelers from Brunei would like to visit. The capital city, Bangkok, has been a favorite among many. It is full of historic places and is a truly vibrant city. Visitors can get excellent deals in the local markets, such as Sampeng, Chatuchak, and the Phahurat night market.
3. South Korea
South Korea has many beautiful places to explore, and it seems that the Bruneians love visiting Seoul. The most visited national park in the country, Bukhansan National Park, is located in this city. As the COVID-19 restrictions have now eased, travelers from Brunei can get to the city’s magnificent shopping malls, theme parks, and restaurants.
Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is another favorite of Brunei travelers. It is situated in central Vietnam and is considered the country’s economic hub. A cosmopolitan city, Saigon is an excellent destination for shopping and street food.