The Brunei Travel Fair will be held over 2 days this weekend from 26th to 27th August 2017 at the International Convention Center (ICC) in Berakas. At the travel fair, Baiduri Bank will be offering their cardholders exclusive benefits.

“We are excited to be collaborating with Sabre, a leading travel technology company for this highly anticipated event. Our key objective is to provide seamless and secure payment solutions for visitors at the Brunei Travel Fair where every booth has been set up with our latest POS (Point of Sale) card terminals. Having the widest card brand acceptance and accept card payments from four major card brands – Visa, MasterCard, American Express and UnionPay, our customers’ convenience is paramount.”, commented Pg Azaleen Pg Dato Hj Mustapha, Head of Retail Banking & Branch Network at Baiduri Bank.

Baiduri cardholders enjoy an instant lucky dip with every holiday purchased at the Brunei Travel Fair. Prizes range from travel and dining vouchers worth up to BND100, various travel accessories and more. To qualify, no minimum spending is required and prizes are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Customers who hold a Baiduri Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit card can apply for the 0% Instalment Plan where they can convert their purchases to easy interest-free monthly instalments of up to 24 months. Meanwhile, customers Royal Brunei Airlines American Express credit cards issued by Baiduri Bank can apply for the Fly Now, Pay Later financing program and convert their purchase into monthly affordable instalments.

Furthermore, those who do not have a Baiduri Card yet can apply for either a new Baiduri Infinite, Platinum or Classic Visa Credit Card and stand a chance to win and experience a curated trip to Paris and other exciting destinations. Successful applicants also receive of up to 10,000 complimentary Royal Skies miles if they sign up for a Baiduri Visa Credit Card at the Brunei Travel Fair.


Brunei to Melbourne: A Business Traveler’s Perspective

2 March 2017
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BIBD sends “SWIPE TO FLY” winners off to Bali

6 March 2015

BIBD today feted its second monthly winners of its “Swipe to Fly” promotion at the recently refurbished BIBD Manggis Branch. All the winners were seen excited with smiles when arriving at the branch to collect their prizes of a pair of air tickets to Bali. Present to hand over the prizes was BIBD Manggis Branch […]

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11th Abacus Holiday Travel Fair this weekend

26 September 2014

Abacus Distribution Systems (Brunei) Sdn Bhd will launch the 11th Abacus Holiday Travel Fair on Saturday, 27 September 2014 at Grandstone Ballroom, 7th Floor, The Centrepoint Hotel, Gadong. The two-day fair, organised by Abacus Brunei will provide Abacus travel partners including airlines, national tourist offices, hotels and travel agents a unique platform to promote and […]

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Easy Like Sunday Morning

2 September 2013

There’s something about human nature that we all can’t run away from. We are all social animals. Even the most introverted loners among us will crave company at some point in time. The last few weeks, I had been going on solo rides not because I was being anti-social (although I love the solitude of […]

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I Miss Sarawak Laksa…

5 July 2013

My love affair with Sarawak Laksa is about to continue with the introduction of these new Kuching holiday packages by Tourism Malaysia… Bruneians now have every reason to spend a quick getaway in Kuching, Sarawak with the introduction of four affordable tourism “Jejak Kasih” packages currently available from selected tour agents here. The packages start […]

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B2.0 in KK Rocked!

4 December 2012

B2.0 part trois was as expected, a well organized event with awesome speakers and a very engaging audience. I really enjoyed interacting with the participants and the hospitality of the organizers was top notch (as usual) as well! Today social media is everywhere. What started out as an online blogging community in Borneo has now […]

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Travelmania 2012

7 October 2012

Travel fairs are a good way to save up on purchasing travel packages for upcoming holiday seasons. Unfortunately, Bruneians tend to purchase the deals at the last minute instead of planning ahead of time and getting better travel packages. Hot deals from the 9th ABACUS Holiday and Travel Fair, held in conjunction with TravelMania 2012, […]

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AB goes walkabout: Melbourne – Great Ocean Road

7 July 2012

Hey there folks! This is a continuation of my Melbourne adventure as part of the Royal Brunei Airlines media trip earlier this year. After a full day exploring Melbourne city including Eureka Tower and Melbourne Aquarium, the next day we were treated to a whole day drive along the famed Great Ocean Road. The drive […]

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AB Goes Walkabout: Melbourne

4 April 2012

Hi folks! I just got back from a bonza weekend in Melbourne covering Royal Brunei Airline’s special event commemorating the first anniversary of its flight to Melbourne, the frequency of which has now been increased from 4 times a week to 7 times a week. I’ve not been down under for quite some time and […]

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RBA launches daily flights to Melbourne

30 March 2012

Royal Brunei Airlines celebrated the 1 year anniversary of its inaugural flight to the Australian city of Melbourne tonight at the Melbourne Zoo. The anniversary event was also held in conjunction with the launch of the Brunei national carrier’s daily services to Melbourne that was announced last January. Present at the event were Yang Mulia, […]

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Awesome deals at 7th Belait Travel Fair

6 March 2012

Over the weekend, Royal Brunei Airlines and Abacus Brunei held the 7th Belait Travel Fair at the Oil and Gas Discovery Centre. People flocked to the centre in Seria from as early as 7am to scout for the best travel deals for their upcoming holidays. During the two-day fair, visitors were able to purchase their […]

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ON|OFF Indonesia: Dinner with Indonesian Bloggers

3 December 2011

After a full day’s journey, your’s truly finally arrived in Jakarta. After checking in to the Kartika Chandra, we proceeded to FX Mall to meet up with the Indonesian blogger community. Great meal, awesome company. Its been a long day and I’m beat. Night night.

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Straits Kitchen Sungkai

11 August 2011

From here: A modern take on the traditional hawker centre, the Straits Kitchen, located at the Grand Hyatt Singapore, offers Halal Chinese, Malay and Indian cuisine. Designed by the world renowned design firm Super Potato, this restaurant is sleekly furnished in steel, wood and marble. Tuck into an endless list of local favourites like Laksa […]

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AB goes walkabout: An afternoon in Katong

20 December 2010

My final day in Singapore was spent with a bunch of locals who brought me around to places away from the tourist mainstays. It was quite an experience to check out the Singapore heartland First stop, LAKSA! This is Katong Laksa, as opposed to Kuching Laksa. This place is currently ranked number 1 of 625 […]

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AB goes walkabout: MBS and Chomp Chomp!

18 December 2010
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Microsoft banks on Cloud Computing Environment

18 December 2010

Emerging markets in Asia Pacific are well placed to increase national competitiveness and transform how they compete on the global stage in today’s Cloud Computing environment, emphasized Microsoft Corporation’s Chairman of Emerging Markets and Chief Advisor to the Chief Operating Officer Orlando Ayala. Speaking at Microsoft’s inaugural Accelerating Asia Pacific summit held in Singapore, Ayala […]

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AB goes walkabout: Microsoft Accelerating Asia Pacific Summit 2010

14 December 2010

Am in Singapore for two days of open discussion around the theme of ‘Technology and partnerships enabling governments and helping local communities and countries to grow and innovate’. The agenda will include panelists from Microsoft and their partners, and will cover a wide variety of topics from technology helping solve problems related to education, workforce […]

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Tomyam Klasik

2 December 2010

After a long first day of tours and visits, and feeling a bit famished, the bus made a beeline for Tomyam Klasik. A bit dark when we got in. Would’ve loved to get some color in the sky. But ah well, when you just had to grab those pants on sale, you have to grab […]

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A Borneo 2.0 Weekend

1 November 2010

Last weekend was spent in Kota Kinabalu where I was invited to speak at the B2.0 Borneo Bloggers + New Media Dialogue organized by, an “independent organization that promotes borneo island as a single branded destination, working with the Borneo community and bloggers closely.” B2.0 is a social gathering that focuses on networking, collaboration […]

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View from Menara Taming Sari

28 October 2010

This 80 meter tower, fashioned after the famed Keris of the Legend Hang Tuah, stands tall over downtown Melaka, overseeing the Melaka River, the Stadthuy’s, the St. Paul Church and the adjoining A Famosa Fort, and the route the Melaka Duck Tours takes through Jalan Merdeka. Much like Jerudong’s now defunct rotating tower, or the […]

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Melaka Duck Tours

24 October 2010

This was the point in the trip that I’ve only realized that we are not actually touring a duck farm of some sort… I present to you, Melaka’s Duck Tours. Billed as Malaysia’s only Land & Sea Adventure, this is a great way to showcase Melaka’s importance historically, in terms of it’s strategic importance as […]

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Stadthuys Square

15 October 2010

There’s no denying, the first images you will conjure up when thinking about Melaka, is the distinctive red buildings and the historical ruins. And my knowledge of Melaka is usually limited to that. What better way to gain more info on Melaka than by being in Melaka itself right? Stadthuys literally means town hall in […]

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Kampung Morten – Villa Sentosa

11 October 2010

Tuan Hj Ibrahim Hj Hashim, the younger brother of Mr Abdul Rahim Hj Hashim posing in front of Villa Sentosa, located at a bend in the Melaka River. Tuan Abdul Rahim is the curator of this living museum, and son of the late Tuan Haji Hashim bin Dato Demang Haji Abdul Ghani, the founder of […]

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Fam Trippin’ to Melaka

9 October 2010

A group photo with Exco Negeri Melaka, Datuk Seet Har Cheow and Mr. Marwan bin Azar, of the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents, and the Travel Agents operating in Melaka at the welcoming dinner at the Naza Talyya hotel in Melaka last Monday. At the welcoming dinner, travel agents from Brunei and Melaka […]

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Life on the Google Nexus One – Set 1

29 August 2010

Dinner at Al-Mashriq with Damissus The cemetery I pass by everyday Showcase Cinema De Lux Lunch at KAYU

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AB & damissus go walkabout – Eurodisney

7 August 2010
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AB & da missus go walkabout – A day at the Louvre

1 August 2010

In conjunction with CoolTones 3rd year Anniversary which falls on 1st August 2010, for the first time since its establishment Modasys Technology will be holding a Cool-Tones Awards in response to CoolTones & support towards the local Music Scene in Brunei. 5 categories will be awarded to the most voted Best Female, Best male, […]

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AB goes walkabout wit da missus – Paris

24 July 2010

Ahhh, Paris in the summertime… so darned hot and humid, dog-poo stains on the pavements, everything so gulpingly costly… its not quite my idea of the city of love… And yet, we were inevitably swept away by the city’s historical architecture, its renowned landmarks, and the whole bourgeois lifestyle apparent everywhere we looked. We were […]

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AB goes walkabout wit da missus – Bruges and Gent

17 July 2010

As suggested by our host in Brussels, we decided to visit two of Belgium’s smaller cities, Bruge and Gent. I was especially looking forward to visiting Bruge because this was the city in which the movie “In Bruges” starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson was set, and I remember saying to myself, “What a quaint […]

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Bruxelles Excapade – Part 2

14 July 2010

From its breathtaking medieval centre to its 21st-century temple to Surrealism, the new Magritte Museum, Brussels offers the visitor a great deal more than just beer and chocolate. Brussels’s compact city centre is clustered with bars, restaurants and museums set along cobbled streets which open suddenly into the Grand-Place. With its ornate guild houses, impressive […]

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Bruxelles excapade – Part 1

11 July 2010

As a run-up to our anniversary in Paris, we decided to visit Brussels. The trip had a dual objective, firstly to pay a visit to and ex-colleagues and mentor from my days in the Foreign Service, and secondly to visit the place where da sista and her family lived for some time while they were […]

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Honeymoon in London?

28 June 2010

Damissus is currently visiting and as a run up to our little honeymoon getaway in Paris next week, we decided to do the London tourist thing and hop on the Original London Tour. Tower Bridge Lunch at Jom Makan

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BruKent’s “Amazing” Race

21 April 2010

A few weeks ago, BruKent Soceity organised the BruKent Race, which is the 3rd event that they have organised after its establishment in February. BruKent Race is a competition that more or less like Amazing Race or Treasure Hunt which contain clues, riddles and tasks for the competitor to solve. The event was took place […]

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BruNotts Easter Games 2010 – Part One

28 March 2010

Made my way down to Nottingham yesterday to catch the Brunotts Easter Games which was being held at the Uni of Nottingham sports centre. At least 800 Bruneian students turned up for the annual event which included futsal, netball, squash, and badminton tournaments. It was awesome to see so many young Bruneians in one place […]

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Seri Brunei – Bab Pertama

14 March 2010

In conjunction with 26th Brunei National Day celebration, the Brunei Darussalam Student Society Wales (BDSS) in collaboration with Brunei Student Union organized and event in Cardiff entitled ‘Seri Brunei’. The theme for the day was “The traditional Brunei wedding” which showcased a Bruneian wedding which is steeped in Bruneian culture and tradition. There were also various performances such as Malay traditional dance […]

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Bersiar-siar di Kota London – Part 3

10 February 2010
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Bersiar-siar di Kota London – Part 2

8 February 2010

National Art Gallery Trafalgar Square The Lions of the Empire I wonder how many times this area has been photographed Especially these lions

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Bersiar-siar di Kota London – Part 1

7 February 2010

INFORMATION DAY AT INSTITUT TEKNOLOGI BRUNEI ([email protected]) Day/Date: Saturday, 13 February 2010 Time: 8.00 am to 4.00 pm Venue: Institut Teknologi Brunei (ITB) Institut Teknologi Brunei will be organizing an ITB Information Day ([email protected]) on Saturday, 13th February 2010 at the University’s Campus in Kg Tungku. [email protected] is open to the public and prospective students […]

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Chevening So Far…

13 January 2010

This article appeared in the Brunei Times today. Here’s the “director’s cut” if you will heheh 😉 I’d like to express my thanks to all at FCO, BHC and British Council for all the help and support thus far! It has been over a year but it feels like just yesterday that I applied for […]

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