To help Australians avoid difficulties overseas, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) publishes travel advice for over 160 destinations, including Vietnam, on www.smartraveller.gov.au.
The site has information on the risks you might face while travelling and other useful information on a wide range of topics to help you make informed decisions about when and where to travel.
Country-specific travel advice contains important information that you should be aware of when planning an overseas trip. There’s useful advice on local laws, health issues, crime and an indicative rating of the security situation of that country. Security conditions can change quickly so monitor the travel advice closely prior to your departure.
We encourage you to subscribe to the travel advice via the website to receive an email whenever there is a change to the DFAT travel advice for Vietnam.