The official unit of currency in Vietnam is the dong (VND). For current exchange rates please visit www.xe.com
You are able to bring your home currency in cash or traveller’s cheques (AUD, GBP, CAD or USD). All international currency, with the exception of USD, must be changed into the local currency, VND. Most hotels change traveller’s cheques and cash at reasonable rates. Credit cards can be used in a number shops and restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Hoi An and Hanoi; however, they are not widely accepted outside these cities.