Electrical current in Vietnam is 220 volts, 50Hz. Plugs are either the two flat-pin or the two round-pin type. Three rectangular blade plugs can be found in some of the newer hotels.
The official currency is the Vietnamese Đồng (VND). Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change, hotels and on the black market, though only US dollars are easily exchanged outside of major cities.
The international country code for Vietnam is +84. The outgoing code is 00, followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 001 for the United States or Canada). City/area codes are in use.
Emergencies: 113 (Police); 114 (Fire); 115 (Ambulance)
Located at 50-52 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Hoan My Danang Hospital is a medical centre of choice for expatriates and travellers.