Bandar Seri Begawan - Post Report Question and Answers

What is your housing like? What are typical housing sizes, locations, and commute times for expatriates?

Housing sizes and quality vary. You can get from any point A to point B in Bandar in fewer than 25 mins when there isn’t traffic. There is heavy traffic around the schools and shopping areas though, so the school commute can extend to 45 mins. - Jan 2021

Houses, condos, apartments, a wide variety of types. Commute times vary with the four rush hour times each day. Without traffic you can get everywhere in Bandar in 20 minutes. With traffic it can take much much longer. - Aug 2014

Most people live in single houses. These are generally quite spacious but show wear and tear pretty quickly. Expats generally live in the same areas, clustered together. There are a few apartment buildings that have pools, parking, and sometimes other common spaces. - Nov 2013

High standard. Commute to work is 10 minutes. - Dec 2008

Housing is typically apartments and single family homes. - Jan 2008

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