Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Vietnam

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Vietnam need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Vietnam

inexpensive cost of living
🤝 friendly locals
⛅ warm weather
⚡ Above average wifi
🏖️ beaches
🐌 Below average wifi
street food

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

Yes, you should carry cash on you. Foreigners usually deal in cash.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Vinaphone, Viettel, and MobiFone


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is VND.

1 SVC = 2654.124060 VND

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.37 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Pre-arranged visa obtained online through travel agencies available at Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Da Nang airports.:Phú Quốc without a visa for up to 30 days.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

All incoming travellers with an existing visa to Vietnam will have to spend 14 days in a centralised quarantine facility. The Vietnamese Government has ceased issuing new visas to all foreigners. See Health and Travel sections. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Vietnam.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Vietnam. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (3.08 / 5)
Safety (3.46 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$26.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.37 USD

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Popular Cities in Vietnam

Da Lat

Da Nang


Ho Chi Minh City

Hoi An


Mui Ne

Nha Trang

Phu Quoc

Sa Pa