Budget Tip: Travel with an Open Tour Bus
Travelling between the cities in Vietnam can be extremely inexpensive even if you are not a savvy traveller. Indeed, unlike other conventional means of transportations, the new service called Open Tour Bus offers travelers the chance to visit all popular destinations of Vietnam. Travellers can choose to stop at their favorite place whenever they want and for as long as they like. When they want to leave for another place, they can confirm their decision with the agency and then get on the bus.
Nowadays, open buses are the most convenient way to travel, taking you to any destination on the itinerary of the company. For only about $32, you can enjoy an entire tour from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City or vice versa. Tickets can easily be purchased at many travel agencies at any time, so no booking in advance is needed. However, to make sure that you have a good seat during the peak seasons, holidays or weekends, get your ticket before you go at least a week. Try Hoang Long Transportation or Sinh Cafe, they are some of the companies that can provide you with reliable services.
If you are a foreign tourist, you would surely encounter one of the most problematic issues of global tourism – two tiers of pricing.
When it comes to drinking, Vietnamese coffee rules, in terms of both taste and price! It is strongly recommended that you try Vietnamese coffee, which costs less than $1 in most places.
This tip is great for those possessing a quality stomach and wanting to save extra bucks.