2020 travel hasn’t quite gone to plan, but that just means more time to spend planning incredible adventures in 2021. And at the top of our list for 2021 destinations has to be the south east Asian paradise of Vietnam. Here’s why…

Breathtaking natural scenery

Vietnam is so beautiful and unspoilt, you’ll feel you’ve stepped into another world. And you won’t be able to stop taking photos! Marvel at towering mountain ranges, terraced rice fields, glittering lakes and rivers, lush forests, stunning national parks, amazing beaches and some of the biggest natural caves in the world. If you’re looking for a true escape from the everyday, Vietnam is most certainly it.

Vibrant, colourful culture

Hit the streets in Vietnam’s cities like Saigon or Hanoi and join in the bustling café culture, or see more traditional ways of Vietnamese life in quiet villages near tranquil farmlands.

Fabulous food

We couldn’t talk about Vietnam without mentioning the food. If you think you’ve tasted good Vietnamese cuisine before, think again. Here in Vietnam, you’ll get authentic Pho soup, the freshest of spring rolls, a dazzling choice of dipping sauces, huge seafood pancakes and much more. You’ll love it.

The People!

Of all the attractions we’ve mentioned here, Vietnam’s best asset has to be its people. This is what makes Vietnam experiences so memorable – the smiles, offers of help and warm hospitality you’ll receive wherever you go.


There’s so much to love about Vietnam, it would be impossible to cover it all. Whether you’re seeking serenity and white sands on a quiet beach, a challenging hike in forest-covered mountains or a delicious tasting tour of the local market – you’ll find it all here in Vietnam.

Planning a 2021 trip to Vietnam and our COVID-19 promise

It’s not expected that the same level of international travel restrictions will remain in place next year, so why not start planning an adventure in Vietnam in 2021

Here at Blank Canvas, we’ll even give you your own personal travel expert to make it all really easy. They’ll be on hand to bounce ideas around with, provide practical advice and inspiration, and to handle all the details. Together, you can slot all the pieces of an incredible travel itinerary into place – creating a custom-made getaway in Vietnam that ticks all your boxes.

It’s only natural to have concerns about COVID-19 when it comes to international travel. This is why we’re offering our COVID-19 promise for all 2020 and 2021 trips booked with Blank Canvas, to give you full peace of mind.  This means that if your plans are cancelled due to coronavirus, we’ll give you a full refund. If travel restrictions are re-imposed or an operator cancels a service, we’ll sort it out. This means you can book your Vietnam 2021 escape with complete confidence.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s start planning!

What’s the COVID-19 situation like in Vietnam?

Right now (in summer 2020), Vietnam is included in the list of countries exempted from the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice against ‘all but essential travel’. This means that the FCO deems it a low-risk destination for British nationals in relation to coronavirus.

However, Vietnam itself has temporarily suspended issuing visas to foreign nationals. This means that at the moment, travel to Vietnam isn’t possible – but that could all change in the coming months.

Countries are keen to open their borders and kickstart their tourist economies as soon as it’s safe, so it’s likely that Vietnam could start welcoming foreign visitors back again.