10 Tips to perfect your Vietnam holiday

08, July, 2016

10 Tips to perfect your Vietnam holiday

It’s hard not to have a perfect journey, but it takes time to feel comfortable. The sense of cultural collision may be strong and jet lag or fatigue makes things worse. So, here are 10 ways to raise your comfort level. When you plan a Vietnam holiday, add these to your basic tips.

1. Passport is valid for at least 6 months:

You need to make sure that your passport is still valid 6 months when you arrive in Vietnam. Customs officials in Vietnam are very strict in this.

2. There are many ways for a visa:

You can submit visa at Vietnam embassy in the host country. You can also apply for a visa on arrival, but you need a visa approval letter via visa service. You can find a Vietnam travel agency for this visa approval letter.

3. Preparation of stuff accordingly seasons:

ƠIn summer, the weather is hot and humid, so you can leave your jeans at home. In winter, it's very cold in northern Vietnam, you should wear a thick dressing-gown. Take a look at the weather forecast before you travel, and should bring an umbrella in case of rain.

4.Vietnam currency:

The rate of USD / VND is about 22 334. Foreign visitors must pay attention to this numbers to tip precisely. The key is to remember the color of each currency in order to avoid confusion.

5. Buying Subscriber Identity Module (SIM)

when you arrive in Viet Nam: You can buy a SIM at the airport. If it is used up, you can buy the card at any street corner. You can also use freely apps for calling, messaging if Wi-Fi is valid.

6. Beware of taxis:

At the airport there are many cheat taxi. You should book airport pick up at travel agents or your hotel to avoid being charged too expensively. You also do not pay any other tolls, so if the driver asks you to pay, decline. Drivers in Vietnam sometimes do not follow traffic laws. Ask them not to talk on the phone while driving, because they can drive to the wrong way and say the fee higher than it will be, not to mention danger.

7. Passing road:

To overcome this tough challenge, you had better slowly merge the car lines in street, keep a steady pace, do not hesitate, do not stop, do not use the phone or road map while crossing. The traffic will automatically adjust to you.

8. Beware of "thịt chó" (dog meat), "thịt mèo" (cat meat) :

You will take the risk of eating them if you are unwary. Let's learn this 2-Vietnamese-word before in order to be able to differentiate.

9. Correct pronunciation of the names of Vietnamese dishes:

There are so many famous delicacies in Vietnam. You should try to pronunce correctly the names of the dishes to avoid misunderstanding when ordering.

10. To avoid “day tour packages” in the streets:

When you go through the tourist destinations where many foreign visitors are flocking crowdedly, you will see a lot of tour package billboards at very attractive prices. These types of tours are usually very cheap but quality of service is not adequate, you may be wasting money and disappointed in the trip ... You'd better look for a reputable travel agent, they will help your trip to be more perfect.