Outbound travelers allowed to buy $100 for each day

Each Vietnamese outbound traveler is allowed to buy US$100 for each day of staying abroad for a period of 10 days, a State Bank circular said Tuesday.

A such traveler is allowed to purchase that limited amount of foreign currency in cash at government-approved organizations to meet their expenses when traveling abroad, to cover board and lodging expenses, study programs abroad, medical treatment, business expenses, tourism or for visiting relatives.

They can buy any foreign currency for the equivalent value.

The new regulation is also applicable for and covers the needs of children who share the same passport with their parents.

By B. Minh – Translated by Vu Khanh

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