Vietnamese people for long have been famed worldwide for their grace, politeness, generosity and hospitality. When coming to the country, the locals are so friendly that you can rest assured that they will make every possible effort to make your trip as enjoyable as possible.
The following Vietnam travel tips, do’s and don’ts, will make you have a perfect trip to our country.
- Use both hands to hand something over to an elder
- Haggle! Always start at at least half price and then come up when you want to buy something. Do shopping in the supermarket if there is one around you. Prices for foreigners are much higher when you buy something on the local markets.
- Prepare enough water: remaining a tropical climate. Do drink a lot of water during your trip. During the summer days in Vietnam , you are advised to take at least 2 litres of water per day.
- Take a hotel business card from the reception desk before venturing out from your hotel. This will make your return to the hotel in a taxi or “xe om” much easier.
- If you’re invited into a local’s home, be sure to take your shoes off at the entrance.
- Carry a bit of toilet paper with you at all times – we won’t go into detail – just trust us 🙂
- Keep our hotline in mind: (+84) 8.6920.4962. Feel free contact us anytime on your trip.
- Don’t dress inappropriately at holy site. Don’t wear shorts, skirts or dresses, or revealing clothes to temples or pagodas.
- Never sleep or sit with the soles of your feet pointing towards the family altar when in someone’s house.
- Don’t wear valuable jewellery and don’t show off your expensive
- Don’t buy and drink bottled water that isn’t sealed.
- Don’t take a photo of somebody without asking for permission. Do not take cameras into ethnic minority villages as it is considered a serious intrusion of local culture.
Keep this list of do’s and don’ts in mind when you’re visiting our country.
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