Visiting somewhere in Vietnam? We have you covered.
Ramsdens Currency offers a convenient way to exchange your pounds (GBP) to Vietnamese Dong (VND) at competitive rates. Vietnam is a popular travel destination, and having the local currency on hand is essential to make the most of your trip.
Ramsdens Currency offers competitive exchange rates for GBP to VND conversions, with the option to purchase your VND in-store or online for home delivery or collection at a Ramsdens branch. With over 150 stores nationwide, Ramsdens Currency makes it easy to exchange your currency in a way that suits you best.
Whether you’re travelling to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or exploring the stunning countryside, Ramsdens Currency can help you get the most out of your trip to Vietnam by ensuring that you have the local currency you need to experience all that this beautiful country has to offer.
Pounds GBP to VND Vietnamese Dong exchange rate
The Vietnamese Dong (VND) is the official currency of Vietnam, and the denominations are as follows:
Coins - 200 VND, 500 VND, 1,000 VND, 2,000 VND, 5,000 VND
Banknotes - 10,000 VND, 20,000 VND, 50,000 VND, 100,000 VND, 200,000 VND, 500,000 VND
Note that the lower denomination coins (200 VND and 500 VND) are rarely used in Vietnam due to their low value, and may not be accepted by some businesses. It is recommended to carry small denomination banknotes or use electronic payment methods when possible.
How far will my money go throughout Vietnam?
The cost of travelling in Vietnam will depend on several factors, including your travel style, accommodation choices, food preferences, and the activities you plan to do. However, Vietnam is generally an affordable destination, and UK travellers will find that their money can go quite far.
In terms of expenses, budget travellers can expect to spend around £20-£30 per day for food, budget accommodation, and local transportation. Mid-range travellers can expect to spend around £50-£70 per day, which can get you better quality accommodation and meals, as well as some tourist activities. High-end travellers can expect to spend around £100 or more per day, which can get you luxury accommodation, gourmet meals, and private tours.
Overall, with its affordable prices, beautiful landscapes, and rich cultural heritage, Vietnam is a great value-for-money destination for UK travellers.
Things to do while in Vietnam
Vietnam is a beautiful country with a rich culture and history, and there are plenty of things to do while travelling there. Here are some suggestions:
- Visit Halong Bay: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam, known for its stunning limestone cliffs and turquoise waters. Take a cruise to explore the bay and its many caves and islands.
- Explore Hoi An: This ancient town on the central coast of Vietnam is a must-visit for its beautifully preserved architecture and lantern-lit streets. Rent a bike and cycle around the countryside or take a cooking class to learn how to make some traditional Vietnamese dishes.
- Discover Ho Chi Minh City: Formerly known as Saigon, this bustling metropolis is the largest city in Vietnam and is home to many museums, historical sites, and delicious food. Visit the War Remnants Museum to learn about the Vietnam War, or take a street food tour to try some of the best local cuisines.
- Trek in Sapa: Located in the northern part of Vietnam, Sapa is a mountainous region known for its terraced rice fields and minority hill tribes. Trekking tours are available to explore the region and learn about the local culture.
- Relax on the beaches: Vietnam has many beautiful beaches along its coastline, such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc. Spend a few days lounging on the sand or trying water activities like snorkelling or scuba diving.
Overall, Vietnam has a lot to offer travellers with its diverse landscapes, rich history, and delicious food. With Ramsdens Currency, you can easily exchange your currency before your trip and have peace of mind while exploring this wonderful country.
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