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If your trip to Phan Thiet is all organized but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.
Whatever you do, don't forget your camera when you visit Poshanu Cham Tower. This marvelous attraction is guaranteed to offer some awesome photo ops.
Plan a stop at Phan Thiet Beach. It's one sight you'll usually find on many visitors' to-do lists. If you still have space on your itinerary, Van Thuy Tu Temple and Co.op mart Phan Thiet will keep you busy too.
Bao Loc is a road-trip destination worth considering. It's 47 miles away and has plenty of things to do. Dong Nai Lake Park is one fantastic example. Another place to put on your itinerary is Tan Phu, 59 miles away. Here you'll discover Cat Tien National Park.
Phan Thiet boasts some breathtaking stretches of coastline, and what better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your very own rental car. See what delightful treasures you can find strewn along the water's edge at one of these awesome beaches:
Here are our suggestions on how to hop behind the wheel of a rental car with some extra cash in your wallet:
Having your own car in Phan Thiet will give you more flexibility to squeeze in as many activities as possible. Maybe you want to head out of town, hit the highway, and go where the wind blows. If so, book one of our SUVs and discover the jungles in the surrounding area. If you just want to experience city life, something small is a good idea. Navigating busy streets and traffic will be a lot less stressful in an economy or compact car.
Sometimes it's all about the journey, which makes your car choice important. If you're about to head off on an epic road trip around Phan Thiet, a spacious SUV could be a good choice. If you want the cheapest price possible and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is a clever pick. All you need to do is choose what suits you best, pack up the car, and hit the road.
From its highways to its suburban streets, discovering Phan Thiet will be a breeze with your own ride. But before you make a break for the fast lane, here's what you should know about driving around this city:
Motorists drive on the right-hand side of the road in Phan Thiet. Even though it may seem similar to home, it's always wise to drive a bit more cautiously on roads that are unfamiliar.
It can be tricky to find a parking space in Phan Thiet. Once you get your hands on one, make sure you pay attention to the signage. Overstaying the maximum time limit or leaving the car where you're not supposed to can put a dent in your vacation budget.
One awesome thing about vacationing in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so don't stress too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of approximately 160,700, you can expect a smooth Phan Thiet driving experience.
Speed limits vary across the city of Phan Thiet, but generally range from 60 km/h to 90 km/h. Most residential areas have a maximum speed of 40 km/h unless marked otherwise.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Alternatively, it may supply your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent to you directly.
If you have hands-free functions like Bluetooth enabled, it's legal to use your cell phone while cruising around Phan Thiet. But be sure to keep your eyes on the road.
In Phan Thiet, it's an offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) in excess of 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a drink or two, you'd be wise to leave your car at your hotel.
Traffic laws in Phan Thiet permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearest to them without having to wait for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must completely stop and the driver must be certain that the lane is clear before continuing on.
Seat belts aren't mandatory in Binh Thuan. However, it's wise to buckle up, especially when cruising around an unfamiliar destination.