All about rental cars

Do I need to rent a car in Hanoi?

Do you need a car in Hanoi?

There is no need. You can hire drivers, or you can travel by taxi or a motorbike taxi. How can I legally drive a vehicle in this city?

Can a foreigner rent a car in Vietnam?

Even international driving licences are usually not accepted in Vietnam. The only way to rent a car in Vietnam is with a Vietnamese driving licence. You can obtain a Vietnamese driving licence by converting your own driving licence to a Vietnamese one, or by applying for a new Vietnamese driving licence.

Do you need a car in Vietnam?

Tourists are advised against renting a self-drive car in Vietnam unless absolutely necessary because roads in Vietnam are extremely unsuitable. The main cities are super crowded with motorbikes and scooters leaving barely any space for cars. Even locals prefer not to drive cars here.

How much does it cost to hire a car and driver in Vietnam?

Cost for renting a car in Vietnam

The cost for renting or hiring a car in Vietnam ranges from VND560,000/day VND2,600,000/day (approximately $25-100), which depends on the type of car you opt for and its luxury. You have many cars to choose from yet the most common is 4-seat and 7-seat cars.

What is the best way to get around Hanoi?

Taxis offer the greatest speed and convenience but also cost the most (they also offer the greatest likelihood of ripping you off). Bikes can be rented at your Hanoi hostel for as low as a dollar a day but can be very dangerous for travelers unused to Hanoi’s chaotic, anarchic traffic.

Is there Uber in Hanoi?

In Vietnam you can use Uber in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.

Are taxis cheap in Vietnam?

Vietnam is one of top 10 countries in the world with the cheapest taxi fares, alongside regional peers Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Can I rent a car and drive in Vietnam?

Several agencies in Vietnam provide cars for rent without drivers. To qualify for driving a car independently in Vietnam, international travelers must convert their International Driving Permit into a Vietnam Driver’s license.

How do you travel around Vietnam?

Bus travel is cheap and convenient

Buses offer one of the cheapest ways to get around Vietnam, making them a big hit with budget travelers. They are also highly convenient, with the extensive bus network spanning to the far-flung corners of the country. You’ll find at least one bus station in every town.

Is it safe to drive in Vietnam?

Vietnam is an extremely safe country, but the roads are some of the most dangerous in the world. For this reason, wear appropriate safety gear, drive defensively and always be aware of the vehicles around you.

How much is a car cost in Vietnam?

The price range for hatchbacks is 120,000 – 500,000, mid-size sedans range from 600,000 – 12,00,000 and luxury sedans range from 14,00,000 – 45,00,000. SUV’s start at 900,000 and go up to 60,00,000.

Do they drive on the left in Vietnam?

Number of countries drive on the right-hand side of the road: 165 countries and territories. Number of countries drive on the left-hand side of the road: 75 countries and territories.

Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country.

Afghanistan right side
Venezuela right side
Vietnam right side
British Virgin Islands left side
Virgin Islands left side

Is there grab in Hanoi?

Grab car is unfortunately not available everywhere in the country, but in the big cities; Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang and Nha Trang. The Grab engine is in more cities, such as Dalat and Quy Nhon. It is cheap, but we recommend using it only for traveling in the city and not for traveling to another city.

Does Hanoi have subway?

FILE – An attendant stands near turnstiles at Lang station in Hanoi, Vietnam, Nov. 6, 2021, on opening day of the city’s first urban metro train running along the Cat Linh-Ha Dong line.