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euro or dollars in vietnam ?

Posted by deco on 11/1/2012 at 09:52

Hi !!
Is it better to have dollars or euros in Vietnam? Can i change euros into dong everywhere?
Thangs a lot !!

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Posted by caseyprich on 11/1/2012 at 19:56

In most major cities (and the places I stayed in both Phu Quoc and Can Tho) they accept USD for payment at many hotels, shops, and stands. So that could make it easier if you happen to be running low on Dong with no banks nearby.

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Posted by travellingsarah on 11/1/2012 at 23:25 TF writer

If euros are your home currency then I'd suggest changing some into dollars before you arrive (it is very difficult to get dollars in Vietnam) as a back up and then bring euros cash to change into dong. I wouldn't change your euros to dollars just to then change them into dong as you'll lose money on the transactions.

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Posted by deco on 13/1/2012 at 00:00

thanhs a lot both of you !!

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