Vietnam Travel advisory

Navigating a foreign land demands more than just a map; it requires a cultural compass. Beyond the essential know-how of the Vietnam evisa and Vietnam travel requirements, immerse yourself in the local culture, traditions, currency, customs and more. This Vietnam travel advisory isn’t just a checklist; it’s your cultural handbook, designed to ensure your confidence in Vietnam.

General information about Vietnam

Relevant information

  • Time zone: Indochina Time (UTC +7)
  • Prefix: +84
  • Voltage: standard voltage is 110 / 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Capital: Hanoi
  • Official language:  Vietnamese
  • Plug type: plug sockets are of type A, C and D.
  • Currency: Vietnamese dong
  • Weather: tropical climate zone and temperate climate zone.

Six official national holidays:

  • International New Year’s Day: 1 January.
  • Vietnamese New Year’s Eve: 21 January.
  • Vietnamese New Year: 22 January.
  • Tet holiday: 23 January.
  • Hung Kings Festival: 29 April 
  • Liberation Day/Reunification Day: 20 April 
  • International Labor Day: 1 May
  • Independence Day: 2 September