Budget Tip: Pick The Right Bed
Now it is time to put your luggage down and rest after a long trip. Thanks to the influx of tourist in the last few years, there are a myriad of hotels in Vietnam. If you want to spend your nights in a luxurious way, in Hanoi for example, Sofitel Metropole Hotel, Hilton Hotel, Intercontinental Hotel and Horizon Hotel might be some places to check out. For $200 and up, these hotels offer you 5-star services and a chance to stay in the most attracting places in the city.
There are also much cheaper hotels in the city, especially in the area of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. For $50 a night, you can enjoy your trip with a much lower budget! If you really want to economize on lodging, cheaper hotels and guesthouses for only $10 to $30 are also available. The prices are also the same in other Da Nang, Hoi An or Ho Chi Minh City, while they can be even lower in other tourism destinations.
A side note is that you can always try homestay in Vietnam. Look for a homestay opportunity through a travel agency and spend a night or two in a rural area. Staying with a Vietnamese family, you will able to experience much more of the Vietnamese culture.
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.