There’s nothing more exciting than booking a holiday to a new destination and looking forward to all the places you’re going to visit.

There’s always a lot to think about so to make it easier for you, we’ve put together some advice which will help you plan before and during your Vietnamese adventures. This way you can focus on the exciting part!


When is the best time to visit Vietnam?

So you’ve decided you want to explore Vietnam but aren’t sure when to go?

It’s worth bearing in mind that due to its shape, Vietnam’s climate can vary quite a bit from the top to bottom, so whilst there is always a good time to go, it’s wise to find out the best time of year to visit each region.

We’ve put together some handy Vietnam climate tips to help you on your way and if you’re still not sure, our friendly travel specialists will be more than happy to advise.

Discover the best time to visit Vietnam


Visas, passports and money matters

Dong, or dollar?!

When you’re planning your trip to Vietnam, it’s important to get clued up on all the essential info before you go, such as visa requirements and currency. There’s nothing worse than that last minute panic that you might not be let in the country.

Therefore, we’ve put together some handy tips and advice to give you a helping hand and make sure that you are as fully prepared as possible before you travel.

Visa and passport information

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Getting around Vietnam

Travelling around Vietnam is well and truly part of the adventure and there are a variety of ways to move about.

From taking the train aboard the famous Reunification Express to making use of the fantastic domestic flight network that links the country, we always encourage people to travel by local transport whenever possible, as we feel this makes your trip a more authentic experience.

For more on how best to travel from A-to-B, we’ve put together a handy guide for you.

Best ways of moving around Vietnam

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Speak to our Vietnam specialist, David

“Vietnam is as chaotic as it is calming, which is precisely why I love it! I’ve been spoiled for choice with its incredible landscapes and phenomenal pho, and having lived there for a spell, I’ve got plenty of my own tips to share!”

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