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Details for Travel Advisory

Safety and security

Unrest

It is not advisable to publicly express strong political views or to take part in political demonstrations in Vietnam. Avoid demonstrations and public gatherings, which can sometimes turn confrontational and stay away from military sites – taking photos of, or near, military or security installations, and some public buildings, may be prohibited.

Terrorism

Although the threat from terrorism in Vietnam is low, there is still a global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks, which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by tourists and expatriates.

Crime

Petty Crime is common in Vietnam, particularly in urban areas, you should take sensible precautions at all times and especially during the summer peak travel period;

  • Don’t carry your passport unless absolutely necessary and leave a copy of your passport and original birth certificate (as well as travel insurance documents and other important documents) with family or friends at home;
  • Don’t carry your credit card, travel tickets and money together, leave spare cash and valuables in a safe place;
  • Be aware that bag snatching occurs frequently and there is a significant increase in theft in the lead up to local festivals;
  • Avoid placing bags in the front basket of bicycles;
  • Bag snatchers on motorbikes are also a problem;
  • When travelling by air, bus or train, stay vigilant against petty theft, particularly in busy rail and bus stations and in crowded airports.

E-Approval Visa

For More information Click Here the link  www.officialvietnamvisa.com  for e-approval letter required for on arrival visa in Vietnam.