Vietnam’s car rules ease

June 30, 2015 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HANOI, 30 June 2015: Travel companies and event sponsors overseas will be have an easier time getting their overland caravans into Vietnam starting 1 August, if the cars are left-hand drive.

The improvements are not perfect, but they remove a seat capacity obstacle that made it difficult to organise car caravans in Vietnam with cars that had more than nine seats.  The government confirmed last week it has amended  the regulation on managing foreign vehicles that enter Vietnam for tourism purposes.

It issued Decree 57, 16 June, that replaced Decree 152 that has been effective since 2013.

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