car hire in Vietnam

Tips for driving your rental car in Vietnam

If you're travelling to Vietnam, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. Vietnam is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Hanoi counts 7,587,800 inhabitants. In Hanoi lives 8,2% of the entire country's population, which counts over 92,400,000 inhabitants. In Vietnam the language spoken most widespread is vietnamese but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in Vietnam is GMT+07:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in Vietnam is A / C / D and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in Vietnam is +84, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about Vietnam

With a fuel cost in Vietnam averaging at 0,85 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. Vietnam shares its land borders with Cambodia, China and Laos, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 128,396, which ranks Vietnam as the 26th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in Vietnam there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the Euro (VND). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 80-120 km/h. Bear in mind that in Vietnam, speaking on the phone while driving is allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Vietnam

Vietnam boasts eight UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Complex of Hu? Monuments and the cultural site of Hoi An Ancient Town. Hire your car choosing among the most popular car hire suppliers in the world, including Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, Budget and many more.