Holiday Packages in Vietnam
Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is one of the most popular countries to visit in the region. There are so many reasons to add Vietnam to your travel bucket list. As well as having bustling, fast-paced cities, it is full of beautiful coastline and countryside. Vietnam has a rich and interesting history, and there are many attractions around the country where you can learn more about it. Vietnam is also loved for its delicious food, spiritual culture, and world-class shopping. Some of the top cities to have on your radar while visiting Vietnam include Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue, and Hoi An.
Booking Vietnam holiday packages can help you save both time and money while planning your trip to Southeast Asia. Webjet’s Vietnam packages bundle together hotel and flight costs and can save you up to several hundred dollars. There’s no need for you to spend ages looking for the best deals. Webjet will find your hotel and flights for you, so you can focus on planning the activities you’ll enjoy on your holiday. Vietnam accommodation and flight packages are the ideal way for families or couples to save money on their Vietnam holiday.
Flying to Vietnam
Vietnam is home to 11 international airports. The three major airports are Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City, Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi, and Da Nang International Airport (DAD) in Da Nang. SGN serves the south of the country, HAN serves the north, and DAD is located in the centre of Vietnam. From each of these airports, there are quick and affordable options to reach the city centre.
Airlines that offer cheap airfares between New Zealand and Vietnam include Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Singapore Airlines, and Thai Airways. While all flights from New Zealand to Vietnam include a stopover, you can arrive to your destination in about 15 hours.
Where to Stay in Vietnam
Vietnam offers a wide variety of hotels and accommodations. Many hotels offer a fusion between modern and traditional, and since Vietnam is extremely affordable for travellers from New Zealand, you can experience some luxury without blowing your travel budget.
Silverland Sil Hotel and Spa - Ho Chi Minh City
Silverland Sil is located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City and offers a luxury experience for budget prices. Surrounding the hotel, there is easy access to Little Tokyo and some of the top restaurants in the city. Rooms are available in three sizes, each designed in a luxurious and comfortable manner. As a guest of the hotel, you’ll have access to the spa and a restaurant. Rooms start from $97 NZD, allowing you to experience Vietnamese luxury without breaking the bank.
Saigon By Night Luxury Hotel - Ho Chi Minh City
This beautifully designed hotel offers rooms starting at just $59 NZD per night. Each guest room is set up like an apartment, offering a kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, and a private terrace with a view of the garden. Throughout the hotel, designs are a fusion between modern and traditional European style. Hotel amenities include free WiFi and a restaurant on-site.
Danly Hotel - Hanoi
Danly Hotel is located at the centre of Vietnam’s capital city. Within the hotel, there are 50 guest rooms available in four different sizes. While rates for the hotel start at $87 NZD, each room offers a taste of luxury. Within each guest room, there is free WiFi, air conditioning, and deluxe rooms offer a balcony overlooking the city. The hotel also has a restaurant, bar, and spa for guests to enjoy.
Things to do in Vietnam
Vietnam is a beautiful and diverse country with so much to do. It has lively cities as well as peaceful rural areas. Every part of Vietnam offers a different experience, so to get a true feel for the country’s culture, be sure to visit as many places as you can during your holiday.
Ha Long Bay
Located in the north is Vietnam, Ha Long Bay is made up of 1,600 limestone islands. The best way to experience Ha Long Bay is by taking a boat ride through the area. Each rock formation looks unique, and the whole bay is breathtakingly beautiful. As well as going for a boat ride, some other popular activities in Ha Long Bay include snorkelling, swimming, fishing, and kayaking.
Mekong River Delta
In the south of Vietnam, the Mekong River Delta is one of the country’s most popular regions to visit. Throughout the delta, you can take boat rides along the rivers, surrounded by lush green trees and plants. While in the Mekong River Delta, pay a visit to the Can Tho floating markets. You can ride through the market on a boat and purchase fresh food and souvenirs from locals who sell things out of their boats.
Cu Chi Tunnels
The most famous event to take place in Vietnam in the past century was the Vietnam War. Throughout the country, you can see tunnels that were used in the war. The most famous set of tunnels are the Cu Chi Tunnels outside of Ho Chi Minh City. During the war, the Cu Chi Tunnels served as a hiding place for soldiers and a way to transport food, weapons, and injured soldiers. You can crawl through narrow tunnels and see some booby traps and weapons that were used during the Vietnam War.