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FAQ Borneo

Thinking of going to Borneo or already booked your trip?

There is so much to think about when visiting any new country, from seeing if you need a visa to what the weather will be like.

To help you focus on the excitement instead of the admin, our Borneo Travel Specialists have put their own personal experience to use to make your trip hassle-free. Some of the most frequently asked questions from our travellers are answered below.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible below, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers and we’ll gladly help!

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Borneo?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What to pack for Borneo?
  • What vaccinations do I need for a visit to Borneo?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Borneo?
  • What is the food like in Borneo?
  • What aspects of Borneo culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Borneo?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Borneo?
  • How does tipping in Borneo work?