News about Vietnamese visas

Do passengers need to get a Vietnam visa for cruises that stop in the country? Many cruises traveling around the coast of Vietnam may stop at various port cities along the way. Travelers frequently want to know if they require a Vietnamese visa to leave the ship at these stops. Another concern is if each […]

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Vietnam has announced that it will extend its policy of visa exemption for 8 countries whose current deal was set to expire at the end of 2019. Travelers from these countries will continue to be able to visit Vietnam without a visa for up to 15 days. This move has been welcomed by Vietnamese tourism […]

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How many public holidays are there in Vietnam? Overall, there are 10 public holidays in Vietnam each year. The government decided to increase the number from 8 in 2007 by adding the Hung King Commemoration, taking the amount very close to the global average of 11. Vietnamese public holidays are fantastic times to celebrate and […]

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There are only a few countries whose citizens are able to travel to Vietnam without a visa, with the duration of the stay depending on their nationality. The majority of foreign citizens are required to obtain a visa to enter Vietnam. Travelers from a number of eligible countries are able to apply for a Vietnam […]

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The city of Da Lat is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist destinations. Many foreigners who applied for a visa for Vietnam decide to include Da Lat in their itinerary because of its romantic and charming atmosphere, heritage colonial architecture and natural beauty (think mountains, a lake, and waterfalls). However, towards the end of the […]

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Hội An is one of the lesser-known gems of Vietnam. Its old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the sight of its many lanterns reflected in the Thu Bồn River makes for the perfect postcard image. With no airport or railway station, however, many people may wonder how to travel to Hội An. […]

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Up until recently thousands of tourists flocked to visit Hanoi’s Train Street every year. The unique sight of Vietnamese trains running through a narrow street was a favorite for social media influencers and photographers alike. However, as of October 12th 2019 local authorities have started restricting access to the street citing safety fears. To explore […]

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Nature lovers and cultural tourists alike will find that Vietnam has a lot to offer. Foreigners are traveling to Vietnam in increasingly greater numbers for its natural beauty, cultural significance, and fine cuisine. In order to support tourism and strengthen border control, the Vietnamese government introduced a new electronic visa system for Vietnam that makes […]

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