Vietnam Travel Tips

The best time of year to travel to Vietnam

Undoubtedly, weather is one of the determining factors for your traveling decisions. If you are heading to Vietnam, then, take it easy to make up your mind. Vietnam’s climate is not just steamy hot as what you are frequently exposed to on movies. All year round here, there is always a perfect place where it [...]

Why travel to Vietnam

Most people still think of Vietnam as a battle field, in fact, HOWEVER, that old history has all gone for long, giving place to a brand new era when peace and safety reside! These days, instead, you may often hear CNN, BBC, or many other prestigious channels talking about something like ”Vietnam – a safe destination of the new millennium”, [...]

Top ten Travel Tips

Check the latest travel advice for your destination and subscribe to receive free e-mail notification each time the travel advice for your destination is updated. Take out appropriate travel insurance to cover hospital treatment, medical evacuation and any activities, including adventure sports, in which you plan to participate. Before travelling (particularly travelling overseas), register your travel and contact details [...]

General DOs & DON’Ts for Vietnam

Vietnam is a friendly and safe place to travel with the hidden charm. But each country have special different, Vietnam too. Different about culture, history and style life… With a sprinkling of common sense, your trip should be smooth and trouble free. Do not be overly paranoid though. Generally, Vietnamese people are very appreciative if [...]

Internet Access in Vietnam

Today the Internet is widely available throughout towns and cities in Vietnam, includingdial-up (VNN1260 or VNN1269) and ADSL (MEGA VNN). ADSL services are used in most hotels, guesthouses and cyber cafés while dial-up services can be used through telephone line. Hotels and guesthouses may apply varied charges on internet usage. Cyber cafés are a good choice with just 2,000 to [...]

Postal Service in Vietnam

Post Office (“Buu Dien” in Vietnamese) appears in every city, town, village and rural sub-district, opens from 6.30am to 9pm, including weekends and public holidays. International postal rates are similar to those in European countries. Items mailed to international destinations: regular service takes a month, airmail service takes five to ten days, express-mail service (EMS) [...]

Telephone and Faxes network in Vietnam

Fixed telephone and fax Provided by Vietnam Post and Telecommunication (VNPT) and Viettel; Phone number code: Seven digits (for Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City only) and six digits (for other cities). Each city has its own code (city code), such as: 4 (Hanoi), 8 (Ho Chi Minh City), 54 (Hue) etc… Mobile phones Provided by VNPT, Viettel and [...]