Exchanging U.S. Dollars
I went to exchange some U.S. Dollars (USD) into Vietnamese Dong (VND) today for the first time in a couple of months. I was surprised how much things have changed since then. It used to be that the gold shops around Vietnam offered a much higher currency exchange rate than the banks […]
Update November 2010: $1 = 21,000VND at gold shops, only 19,500VND at Banks.
I’ve seen a lot of questions on travel boards about the best way to pay for things when traveling to Vietnam. Although you can use traveler’s checks and/or credit cards at many of the bigger hotels, restaurants and other tourist destinations, […]