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Country Info for:
- Australia
- Bangladesh
- Brunei
- Cambodia
- China
- Hong Kong
- India
- Indonesia
- Japan
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- Macau
- Malaysia
- Maldives
- Myanmar
- Nepal
- New Zealand
- Pakistan
- Philippines
- Singapore
- Sri Lanka
- Taiwan
- Thailand
- United Arab Emirates
- Vietnam

Information for Travelers to Vietnam

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Visas : A 30-day Vietnamese visa costs US$40 from an agent in Bangkok.
Visa extension is difficult.
Immunisations : Dengue fever, hepatitis, malaria, rabies, typhoid, tuberculosis and a minor threat (especially to pregnant women) of dioxins found in the defoliant Agent Orange.
Time Zone :
Electricity : 220V, 50 Hz
Weights & Measures : Metric with local variations.
Currency : Dong
Travellers Cheque : Travellers cheques in US$ and US dollars are widely accepted in the country.
4 ways to exchange currency : bank, hotels, authorised exchange bureaus and black market.
Dong is useful in rural areas as it is impossible to exchange foreign currency outside major cities
Credit Cards : Credit cards are accepted in major cities and towns.
Tipping : Tipping is not customary.
Bargaining : Bargaining is common in the country.