Orangutan family in Sepilok Sanctuary, Borneo
Borneo
Mount Kinabalu, Borneo
Flating mosque in Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Useful facts for your holiday to Borneo

Flights and transfers

You’ll need to fly to the main Kuala Lumpur airport and then take a domestic flight to Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

Visa Requirements

British passport holders do not require a visa – check the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) guidelines for any changes.

Language

Malay is the official language, although some will speak a reasonable level of English.

Transportation

Buses can take you long distances in relative comfort. There’s also a railway in the north.

Currency

The ringgit is the official currency.

Electricity

230V/50Hz

Vaccination & Health

As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting NaTHNaC or MASTA Travel health.

Dialling Code

+60

Time Difference

GMT +8

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