Boasting a full range of natural elements such as the sea, mountains, forests, islands, caves, and many scenic spots still retaining their wild and natural beauty, Vietnam is one of the newly emerging tourist destinations that attracts visitors from Europe, including tourists from the United Kingdom.
Vietnam’s tourism products are quite diverse and abundant, but the Vietnamese tourism industry still prioritizes types of tourism activities associated with exploring scenic spots, cultural heritage, and coastal and island tourism. This is also the reason why British tourists choose Vietnam as a destination for their journey.
Like most European visitors to Vietnam, the period from September to March next year will be the best time to visit Vietnam for UK tourists. This is also the time to coincide with the holidays of international tourists. Coming to Vietnam at this time you will feel most comfortable, served in the most thoughtful way, and enjoy the best service.
At present, British citizens are granted a visa exemption for 15 days when visiting Vietnam, which means:
Apply for an e-visa at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn
Some notes when applying for a Vietnamese e-visa:
Vietnam has 3 international airports for flights from the UK to Vietnam: Noi Bai International Airport, Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Da Nang International Airport. Some airlines have regular frequency of service for routes from Vietnam to the UK such as Vietnam Airlines, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Malaysia Airlines.
The exchange rate from British Pound to the Vietnamese dong is relatively stable, with little fluctuation, common at:
Vietnamese law stipulates that foreign currencies cannot be freely exchanged. So it is the best to go to the banks for money exchange. This is the legal, safe and quick method.
Basically, Vietnam has all the natural elements for tourism, such as long coastline, mountainous regions, delta areas, and river systems. Vietnam has all four seasons of weather: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Therefore, if you have about 2 weeks to explore Vietnam, we recommend that you experience all of these elements. To do so, you should visit the following places: Hanoi (capital city, political and cultural center), Halong Bay (experience the natural wonder on a luxury overnight cruise), Sapa (explore the highland region, terraced fields and indigenous people with unique culture), Hoi An, Hue (famous ancient towns), Ho Chi Minh City (vibrant city), Can Tho (Mekong Delta region), and Phu Quoc (beautiful beach resort).
With direct flights from United Kingdom to Vietnam taking only about 6-8 hours, cheap travel costs, many attractive and famous destinations, and friendly people, it is really difficult for you to miss Vietnam on your travel list.
If you still have questions about trip planning, don’t worry! We are always here to assist you, to make sure you will have the perfect trip to Vietnam.
The following tour packages are particularly suitable for British tourists to explore Vietnam.