Practical Info

Health & Safety Precautions
Health & Safety Precautions
Traveling to Vietnam is as safe as traveling to any other Asian countries nowadays. You do not have to take any vaccination before entry to the country, as health certificate is not required. Nevertheless, you should take some preventive measures regarding your health while visiting any ...
Money Matters and Costs
Money Matters and Costs
Currency Vietnam’s currency issued by the Vietnam State Bank is the Dong (VND). Vietnamese use both coins and paper notes. But as Vietnam is currently changing its money system, there exists parallel two different money systems (old and new) which can cause ...
Do's and Don't in Vietnam
Do's and Don't in Vietnam
Vietnam is a friendly and safe place to travel. With a sprinkling of common sense, your trip should be smooth and trouble free. Tourists usually complain about over-aggressive street vendors, tour operators with a bad attitude and dangerous driving. However, with a cool head and sensible ...
Visa to Vietnam
Visa to Vietnam
All foreign visitors need a valid visa before entering Vietnam. Visa can be applied at the Vietnam Embassy or consulate in your country with an application form, original Passport and 3 photos. Now, travelers may also obtain visa upon arrival at the airport with special requirement. The fees do ...
When is the best time to travel Vietnam
When is the best time to travel Vietnam
From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh is some 1700km which gives some indication of the size of the country. As a result the weather in Vietnam varies according to distinct climate zones. Due to regional climate differences there are no good or bad seasons to visit Vietnam. When one climate zone is wet and ...
Getting there & away
Getting there & away
Major airlines flying to Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi  include: Aeroflot Air France All Nippon Airways Asiana Airlines Cathay Pacific China Airlines China Southern Airlines Emirates Eva Air Garuda Indonesia Japan Airlines Korean Air Lao Airlines Lufthansa Malaysian ...
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