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Mar 19

Visiting Vietnam Smart and Cheap

The first thing that people worry about when they begin planning to go on a trip is the amount of money that they will have to spend on the trip. If you’re going to Vietnam, then we have no doubts that this would also be the first fear at the back of your mind. You would be worried about a whole range of other things as well, but the finances would be the first and the foremost, as your whole trip depends on that. Which is why here’s a simple guide on how you can spend smart and save up money at the same time while you’re travelling in Vietnam.

Visiting Vietnam Smart and Cheap

Budgeting

If you don’t want to spend much on your day to day expenditures while in Vietnam, then don’t! You have the option of doing so if you choose. You can easily find boarding in super cheap hostels all over the country, so you won’t have to worry about it. Good places to find cheap boarding would be near train or bus stations. For breakfast, you could always eat out at one of their cheap street food stalls, which are literally everywhere.

However, depending on where you live, your hostel/hotel may or may not provide you with food, which will easily provide you with breakfast menus that you’re familiar with, such as eggs and toast, for example. If you’re on a super tight budget, you can easily rely on the street food for all 3 of your daily meals and get on just fine. However, that will limit you to some of the best Vietnamese culinary experiences, which is why, you should try out whatever you can and not limit your taste buds while on this exciting experience. All in all, a very cheap day should cost you around $5 to $7 in total, while a regular day might just cost you twice or thrice of that amount, depending on several different factors.

There are also many other things that one does while on a tour of a different country. Travelling is one of the biggest and most important things to do, and if you’re worried about how you’re going to manage it on top of everything else right after your payday loan relief, fear not. Just like the boarding and the food costs, there are also ways to travel cheaply in Vietnam. The local buses, for instance, is an example. You could also use the tour bus, which, although a little more expensive, gives you the freedom to get off the bus whenever you want and to get on it again all for one single fee.

Keep in mind that there are many paid attractions to see in Vietnam that you wouldn’t want to miss out on. And don’t try to be stingy about those. You’re in a new country to see its sights and attractions anyway, so you might as well go all out in that! For more detailed information about the budgeting, check out http://www.elsewhereman.com/2013/10/backpackers-budget-guide-vietnam/

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