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What language is spoken in Vietnam?

The official language of Vietnam is Vietnamese.

If English spoken throughout Vietnam? 

English is not spoken by many residents within Vietnam. However, in tourist areas, English will be understood in hotels, good restaurants etc.  

What currency is used in Vietnam?

The currency used throughout Vietnam is the Vietnamese dong. Mastercard and Visa are accepted in many hotels, restaurants and attractions in tourist areas. ATMs are readily available in most major centres. 

Do I need a visa to travel to Vietnam?

A visa is required prior to arrival when travelling as a tourist from both Canada and The United States. 

When is the best time to travel to Vietnam?

The best time to travel to Vietnam is between February through April as well as August to October as rainfall is lighter and temperatures are moderate. 

Is there transportation within Vietnam?

There are many ways to get around in Vietnam, the main forms of transportation being train, bus, car, or plane depending on the length of distance. 

Is Vietnam a family friendly destination?

There are many activities and places to visit in Vietnam that the whole family can enjoy! Some of these are exploring Ho Chi Minh City, venturing through the Cu Chi Tunnels or cruising along the floating markets of Cai Rang and Cai Be in the Mekong Delta.


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