Citizens of select countries in Europe and Asia can enter Vietnam without a visa for up to 15-30 days. Citizens of most other countries require visas to enter, exit or transit through Vietnam.
One-month and three-month tourist visas, for single or multiple entries, are available at any Vietnamese embassy/consulate before departure from country of origin. A visa on arrival is also available if pre- approved in advance through a reputable online broker. For the latest updates on visa information rules and regulations, please visit the official Vietnam Government Visa website in your country of origin.
Vietnamese currency is the dong. ATMs and banks are available in all major areas of Hue. Azerai accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and JCB.
Hue is generally hot and dry from March through September, with average high temperatures ranging from 28ºC to 32ºC. Rain is more likely in September, and most frequent in October and November, and then tapering off in December. December through February are the coolest months, with typical highs hovering at 24ºC.
Light cotton and linen fabrics are most comfortable from March to September. Rain gear is convenient in October and November. A fleece or shawl may be welcome December through February.