PLANNING A TRIP

Experience all the essence of country’s beauty and service

The hardest part of traveling is to make a proper plan that is best suited for your requirements. Though Vietnam is not a big country, it's jam-packed with destinations and things to explore. Before visiting Vietnam, you need to read a comprehensive guideline about the country, figure out the best time to visit, where to stay, places of interest, etc. Also, research an itinerary that is suitable to your budget and amount of traveling time. Moreover, grasping some essential tips is vital if you want to complete your trip smoothly.

Electricity and Outlets
The Basics

Electricity and Outlets

Electricity in Vietnam is 220 V and 50Hz. Check your appliance before your trip to see whether you need a voltage converter.

Vaccination
The Basics

Vaccination

“What shots do I need?” is one of the first questions that come to mind when one prepares for his or her trip. Following are a few recommendations:

Common Diseases and How to Prevent
The Basics

Common Diseases and How to Prevent

Diarrhea is one of the most common concerns for those travelling to Vietnam.

Student Travelers
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Student Travelers

You are yearning for seeing a different world, experiencing and learning new things; Vietnam is the right place satisfying your desire for discovery.

Budget Tip: Never Pay Full Price
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Never Pay Full Price

If you are a foreign tourist, you would surely encounter one of the most problematic issues of global tourism – two tiers of pricing.

Budget Tip: Try Local Drinks
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Try Local Drinks

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.

Budget Tip: Eat Street Food
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Eat Street Food

This tip is great for those possessing a quality stomach and wanting to save extra bucks.

Budget Tip: Pick The Right Bed
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Pick The Right Bed

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.

Budget Tip: Ride Your Own Bike
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Ride Your Own Bike

If you go on a tour, you are most likely to be chauffeured around in air-conditioned buses.

Grocery Costs
Budget Travel Tips

Grocery Costs

Price in this page is updated in 2020. Please note that fruit and vegetable price in Vietnam are subject to change by seasons.

Solo Women Travellers
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Solo Women Travellers

Although this should not prevent female travelers from the exotic land as Vietnam, women are suggested to follow some simple tips to ensure their safe and fanatic trips in the Asian country.

Budget Tip: Travel with an Open Tour Bus
Budget Travel Tips

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.

Budget Tip: Public Transit in the City
Budget Travel Tips

Budget Tip: Public Transit in the City

Ride buses in Hanoi or Saigon Bus is the most popular way for travelers on a tight budget.

Make Use Of Public Airport Transfer
Budget Travel Tips

Make Use Of Public Airport Transfer

At Hanoi’s Noibai International Airport, various types of transportation services are available. For a fixed price of US$16 (sedan) or US$19 (SUV), the airport taxis will take you to downtown Hanoi.

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