Vietnam breathes life, excitement and culture from every pore of its being. A history enveloped by war, up surging and rebellion, Vietnam does things its own way. It is a loud explosion to the culturally refined countries in Southeast Asia and promises a remarkable experience with its Chinese and French influence, wild and wonderful culinary delights, bustling cities and the unperturbed attitude from Vietnamese locals.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

The life and lights of Vietnam can place well-meaning travellers at risk of exposure to diseases and illness. Consult a travel doctor prior to departure to assess your risks in relation to your medical history and travel plans as diseases like Japanese encephalitis may be of risk depending on the time of year and places you travel to within Vietnam.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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Insect Avoidance

There are a number of viruses and illnesses that are contracted through insects such as fleas, ticks and flies. Mosquitoes however are the biggest culprit of spreading insect borne diseases such as Zika Virus and Malaria which are a risk in Vietnam. Ensure you a prepared and read up on our insect avoidance tips.

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