Yes. You'll be able to use your mobile phone in most urban areas of Vietnam, although remote and mountainous areas may have limited network coverage. Ensure you have global roaming activated with your mobile carrier before you leave home if you wish to use your mobile while in Vietnam.

Buying a SIM card in Vietnam

If you have an unlocked phone, it is possible to buy a local SIM card in Vietnam. The three largest Vietnamese providers, Viettel, MobiFone and Vinaphone, account for 90% of Vietnam’s mobile phones and have booths at the Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi airports.

Data costs as at December 2017 were ~300Mb/USD$1 but will vary depending on usage.

Viettel’s SIM cards will also work in bordering Cambodia and Laos for short trips across the border.

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