| New Dông
Dong Notes are in denominations of VND100,000, 50,000, 20,000, 10,000,
5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500, 200 and 100. There are no coins.
The US Dollar is the most used foreign currency.
British, Australian Singaporean,
Japanese, and Thai currency, as well as
the Euro can normally be exchanged in the bigger
cities; however, difficulty may be experienced trying to exchange
any other currencies. There is a service charge for exchanging money
Debit and credit cards
Many establishments accept MasterCard and Visa.
Consult your financial institution for details of merchant acceptability
and other available services.
These are accepted in most hotels and banks. To avoid exchange rate
charges, its recommended to take travellers cheques in Euros
or US Dollars
The following is included as a guide to the fluctuations of the
New Dông against Sterling and the US Dollar: