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✎ EN My Tips For VIetnam Luggage Packing

Discussion in 'Travel' started by Kimberly, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Kimberly

    Kimberly New Member

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    Nationality:
    Vietnamese (VN)
    Languages:
    English
    What needs to be brought in vietnam?
    - international airline ticket
    - passport and photocopies of your passport
    - visa or visa approval letter and some color passport photos (size 4x6cm) (at least 2)
    - insurance document (if any)
    - cash in usd or euros (20’s and 100’s)
    - other equipment as follows;
    general
    • duffel bag - waterproof and with a lock, or easily wheeled suitcase
    • 5-6 zip lock bags (they come in handy for all kinds of uses.)
    • sun glasses or reading glasses
    • good walking shoes and sandal
    • good trekking shoes (for trekking tour) or slippers (for beach relaxing tour)
    optional

    • camera and film
    • mobil phone
    • head phone and your favorite music compact disc (cds).
    • favorite books/ vietnam guide book/diary
    • biro pens, pencils, note book
    • pictures of your family

    basic clothes

    • good walking shoes or cloth sneakers (they are light and dry easily. Good for driving.)
    • 3-4 pairs of socks
    • polar fleece pullover or jacket or sweater (if travel in the north from november to march)
    • 4-5 t-shirts or blouses
    • wide-brimmed sun hat
    • underwear (3-5 sets, depending on your desire to wash)
    • mid-calf lightweight walking skirts or dresses or loose pants (women)
    • 1-2 bandannas
    • bathing suit
    • long-sleeved shirts
    • raincoat or poncho
    notes: dress in southeast asia tends to be quite casual because of the warm, humid, tropical climate. For women, casual cotton pants and skirts are most acceptable for daytime wear, but bare sundresses and short shorts are frowned upon, especially in pagodas & temples.
    A sweater, sweatshirt, light jacket, or fleece pullover is a good idea when visiting the northern areas in the winter (from november to march); and, it is useful to have a windbreaker or rain poncho as protection against the unexpected rain showers that tend to occur.

    Health equipment and medical items

    no actual vaccinations are officially required. Malaria prophylaxis is no longer recommended but visitors are advised to check with their doctors or travel immunization clinics regarding the advisability of inoculation against typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis a & b.
    Carry a medical kit with bandages, splints and the like. However, the leaders (tour guides) are not permitted to dispense personal medicines to clients. It is important if you bring a complete, personal medical and first aid kit along with a few other essential items. Suggestion the following (note: you will need to pack sharp objects in checked baggage due to tightened airline security):
    • aspirin or tylenol band-aids and betadine ointment
    • throat lozenges and cough medicine
    • cold medicine and antihistamines
    • cipro - an antibiotic for indigestion
    • chaps tick
    • suntan lotion 100% uv effective (25 spf or higher)
    • biodegradable soap (the blue bottles of mountain suds are excellent)
    • pack towel/washcloth
    • ob tampons (women)
    • hand/body lotion
    • brush/comb
    • toothbrush/toothpaste
    • eye drops
    • facial breathing filters (optional for kathmandu)
    • antiseptic toilettes
    • insect/ mosquito repellent
    • sewing kit with scissors, tweezers, and needle. (note: you will need to pack sharp objects in checked baggage due to tightened airline security.)

    visa: use NO ADVERTISEMT ALLOWED !!!get your passport stamped at vietnam airport for saving time. You will need 2-3 days for normal service and 1 day for urgent service.
     
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