Honeymoons in Vietnam

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Vietnam Overview

If you're looking to relax and unwind after some hectic months of planning then Cambodia could be the perfect honeymoon location for you. If you're looking for sun, sea and sand on your honeymoon then Cambodia has stunning beaches stretching its entire length and you'll spoilt for choice. Why not stay in one of the country's hotels and enjoy the experience of Cambodia.

A honeymoon in Cambodia offers a couple a wide variety of things to do and see and with regular flights from South Africa you could be exploring the capital, Hanoi, in under 18 hours. One of the iconic attractions of this city is the One Pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple. Commissioned by Emperor Ly Thai Tong in 1049, this small wooden structure sits on a single pillar of stone. A visit to the old imperial city of Hue is well worth a visit and is full of palaces and pagodas, temples and tombs. There's adventures galore to be had on Phu Quoc Island which also has some stunning white beaches. The only dilemma is action or inertia? If you fancy some new clothes then why not have them made for you by the tailors of Hoi An. There's said to be some 500 tailors working in this city. However you spend your time in Cambodia it will leave you with enough memories to last a lifetime.

Key Facts for Vietnam

Currency: Dong

Capital: Hanoi

Language: Vietnamese

Flight time: 13 hours from Johannesburg

When to Honeymoon in Vietnam

When to go:
– The Spring (March to April) or Autumn (October to December) are the best ties to visit.

Flight information:

– Multiple carriers operate between South Africa and Cambodia. South African Airways fly from Toronto stopping at Hong Kong and arriving in Hanoi 17 hours 45 minutes later.


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Getting Married in Vietnam

If you're looking for a country in which to get married that is a melting pot of exotic ancient monuments, sleep villages, bustling cities, soaring mountains and gorgeous beaches, then it might be worth considering Vietnam. Bordered by China, Laos, Cambodia and the China Sea, this wonderful country is rich is history and culture. With diverse landscapes and stunning white sandy beaches along it's length, it shouldn't be difficult to find a location to suit your tastes. Whether you want to get married with the feel of warm sand between your toes or whether you want to get married in a hotel resort or in front of an ancient temple, weddings abroad in Vietnam can canter for all tastes and budgets.

Marriage Requirements


Getting married in Vietnam requires couples to first complete an application for marriage form which has been legally registered. They will also need notarised and authentic photocopies of their passports, as well as authentic copies of their birth certificates. Notarised photocopies of their visa are required and need to be registered at the City Policy Headquarters in Vietnam. Medical certificates will also be required. If either of the couple has been divorced or widowed, then documents are needed to this effect. For more information visit http://travel.state.gov/law/citizenship/citizenship_766.html