So you are off to Vietnam! One of our favourite places and it will always remain a country that we return to time and time again!
To help you prepare for your Vietnam holiday, you can read our pre-Vietnam travel advice post (which also contains info on popular places to visit in Vietnam); and then use our post on fun things to do in Vietnam.
To get you in the mood for your trip, check out our suggestion of books to read. You can read all our best posts in this Vietnam travel blog section.
Vietnam can be really rainy, so please check our post on the best time to visit Vietnam before booking your tickets.
Vietnam with Kids
Vietnam is an easy Asian country to travel with kids.
Vietnam holidays are pretty affordable (if not cheap) and it is easy find drivers that can take you around to the popular Vietnam attractions.
Many of the best attractions in Vietnam are outdoors which can make things much easier for travelling families.
There are a wide range of gorgeous family hotels in Vietnam; most of which offer swimming pools and kids clubs.
A holiday in Vietnam with kids might be a bit exotic, but it a safe destination to visit and there are loads of learning experiences available for the kids.
Best Accommodation in Vietnam
If you are looking for the best accommodation in Vietnam, check out our guide to the best choices:
- Where to Stay in Vietnam
- Best Hoi An Hotels
- Where to Stay in Hanoi
- Best hotels in Sapa
- Which cruise is the best Halong Bay cruise? Click to find out.
A lot of travellers feel more comfortable travelling around Vietnam on an organized tour. If you prefer to visit Vietnam on an organized tour; we have compiled a list of the best tours of Vietnam.
Vietnam Transport Guides
For helpful information on how to get around on your Vietnam trip, click to read the guide below:
- How to get from Hanoi to Sapa (& vice versa)
- How to get from Danang to Hoi An (& vice versa)
- How to get from Hanoi to Hoi An (& vice versa)
- How to get from Hanoi to Halong Bay (& vice versa)
- How to get from Sapa to Halong Bay (& vice versa)
One-Page Guides to Help you Plan
Your quick guide to planning your trip to Hanoi.
We want to share some fabulous Vietnam itineraries with you all. First one on our list:
- Vietnam in 5 Days - How to spend 5 days in either the North, the South or in central Vietnam.
Vietnam Travel Guides
You can read our guides to:
- Hanoi Travel Blog Posts
- Sapa Travel Blog Posts
- Halong Bay Travel Blog Posts
- Hoi An Travel Blog Posts
- HCMC Travel Blog Post
- Phu Quoc Travel Blog Post
Plan Your Trip to Vietnam
Here are some resources to help you plan your holiday to Vietnam.
Accommodation in Vietnam:
We always start our accommodation research with Hotelscombined. This site makes it super easy to compare accommodation across various booking engines so that you can simply pick the best price for the accommodation of your choice.
We also often book through sites such as Airbnb, especially when we travel in Europe as it allows for massive savings on accommodation. Click to grab a coupon for your first stay!
We also recommend you book a cruise for both Halong Bay as well as Mekong River. You can find a selection of fabulous Mekong River cruises to book here.
Flights to Vietnam
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