What should Australians pack for a trip to Vietnam?

By: hanhpham

If this is the first time you travel Vietnam with your family, there are a lot of things to prepare. Let’s find out What should Australians pack for a trip to Vietnam”  with the following article.

1. Prepare all the things needed for your Vietnam trip, check locations and weather conditions

* All the things need for your trip

  • A little bag is never redundant
  • The hair dryer helps you and your baby a lot
  • A camera keeps memories
  • Dress neatly, comfortably
  • Good sunglasses for your eyes
  • A pair of flip-flops
  • A lightweight makeup kit
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • A brush for baby

* Check locations and weather conditions

– This is the first thing you have to think about when preparing for a trip. Knowing where to go locally will not be too surprising.

– Choosing the time of year to go is also very important. Usually, trips will be in the summer or during the holidays. To be sure, you should book your hotel room in advance, contact your travel agent, get a train ticket or buy the return ticket.

– Finding out what the weather will be like in this area.

Note: Avoid going in the rainy season or in the cold weather.

2. Papers for your Vietnam travel

– Passport and identity card

– Copy of children’s birth certificate (to check in domestic flight if your children have no passport, ID card)

– Emergency number – address of the Embassy of Australia when traveling in Vietnam

– 2 personal photos (passport-sized), a copy of the personal information in passport (used when lost passport)

– A copy of the list of items to carry (to check when brought back, or declare when the luggage is lost)

– Driving license and travel insurance (if you drive by yourself)

– A small notebook that records addresses and phone numbers can be contacted if you have a job

Note: These documents should be stored neatly in the pocket for the convenience of reporting and careful when in crowded places.

One of the most important procedures to turn your dream of traveling to Vietnam come true is the Vietnam visa.

Vietnam visa for Australians and visa cost

2 ways to get Vietnam visa for Australians

Application for Vietnamese visas to Australians at diplomatic offices

♦ Travel:

  • The original passport has at least 1 blank page and still has a minimum duration of 30 days from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Visa application form.
  • 1 photo 4×6 cm.
  • A copy of the first and last passport.
  • The return air ticket or the ticket to a third country.
  • The statement of account at least 3 months with the acceptable balance of VND 50,000,000.

♦ Visit relatives:

  • The original passport has at least 1 blank page and still has a minimum duration of 30 days from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Visa application form.
  • 1 photo 4×6 cm.
  • A copy of the first and last passport.
  • Invitation of relatives in Vietnam.
  • The statement of account at least 3 months with the acceptable balance of VND 50,000,000.

♦ Work:

  • The original passport has at least 1 blank page and still has a minimum duration of 30 days from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Visa application form.
  • 1 photo 4×6 cm.
  • A copy of the first and last passport.
  • The return air ticket or the ticket to a third country.
  • The statement of account at least 3 months with the acceptable balance of VND 50,000,000.
  • Letters of acceptance from the Vietnam immigration office.

Note: Dossiers to apply Vietnam visa for Australian may be added if requested by the diplomatic mission.

If you are applying for a visa at the embassy, ​​please contact directly to the embassy for the correct details about how much is a visa for Vietnam.

Application procedure for Vietnam visa on arrival

Applying for a visa in this way is very simple, just follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Enter the personal information and pay the service fee.
  • Step 2: Receive visa acceptance letter (entry letter) from the Vietnam Immigration Department.
  • Step 3: Fly to Vietnam for customs procedures + visa stamp.

Stamping visa at Vietnam airports is like placing stamps on passports in the normal way. It all happened quickly. The cost of Vietnam visa-on-arrival is as follows:

Full details of Vietnam visa on arrival for Australians are available here: Vietnam visa guide for Australians

3. Electronic Goods

  • Mobile phone
  • Cameras, batteries, chargers, memory cards
  • IPod / Discman / MP3 player, battery
  • Chargers for cell phones, cameras, camcorders, laptops
  • Suitable plug or multinational outlet

Note: You should arrange them into the waterproof bag.

4. Medications for your trip in Vietnam

 Drugs for common diseases

  • Cold medicine
  • Sunscreen
  • Anti-insect cream
  • Medical oil
  • Vitamin C, B1
  • Bandages
  • Special medications according to the needs of each person
  • Drugs for children

Note: You should leave the place easily accessible in luggage

5. Clothes for your Vietnam travel

Depending on the number of traveling days and places you are going to visit in Vietnam

  • Caps with rings and can fold in the bag
  • Sunglasses
  • Face mask
  • T-shirt with the comfortable and convenient material
  • Trousers, shorts, skirts
  • Nightwear (Pijama)
  • Sports shoes and a pair of sandals
  • Underwear
  • Socks, scarves, warm sweaters, sweaters (if you go to cold weather areas)

Note: Clothes should be placed in a plastic bag.

Wish your family a fun trip!

 

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