Compare Exchange Rates to Buy Vietnamese Dong (VND)

Because every company has different rates to buy Vietnamese Dong (VND) with Australian dollars, finding the best deal can be a minefield. We bring together all your options, highlight the fees and rates per money exchange, and show you the best possible deals.

Buy Vietnamese dong (VND) at the best exchange rates in Australia
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Where to buy Vietnamese dong in Australia?

You can buy Vietnamese dong (VND) from a few places in Australia that offers currency exchange. It is a rarer currency to exchange to Australian dollars. Places you can make cash transactions and buy Vietnamese dong include online, in-store at money exchangers, banks, Australia Post and the airport.

To find out exactly where you can buy Vietnamese dong, you can use our handy city and suburb guides, just click on the links below:

What currency is used in Vietnam?

In Vietnam, the coins and the notes are called dong. The currency is represented by the symbol ₫.

Coins: 200₫, 500₫, 1000₫, 2000₫

Notes: 1,000₫, 2,000₫, 5,000₫, 10,000₫, 20,000₫, 50,000₫, 100,000₫, 200,000₫, 500,000₫

Coins are not generally accepted except in banks, due to their low value. Vietnamese banknotes have different colours, 1,000₫ is greenish brown, 2,000₫ is brown, 5,000₫ is blue, 10,000₫ is yellow, 20,000₫ is blue, 50,000₫ is pink, 100,000₫ is green, 200,000₫ is brownish red, 500,000₫ is blue.

What notes should I take to Vietnam?

Cash and cards are popular in Vietnam. When paying for meals, in shops and accommodation, debit cards, credit cards, will be accepted as well as cash. Keep smaller notes to pay for tips and transport.

What currency is used in Vietnam?

When is the best time to buy Vietnamese dong?

When is the best time to buy Vietnamese dong?

Find the best time to buy Vietnamese dong with Australian dollars with our rate tracker. It keeps track of the VND to AUD or AUD to VND exchange rate and emails you when the exchange rate gets to the rate you chose to buy Vietnamese dong.

The vnd to aud exchange rate average is close to 0.00005, over the past 10 years. The high was 1.78 in early 2020 and the low was 0.96 in mid 2011. Currently it's 0.000057, so đ100,000 could buy you $44 at the best exchange rate.

The aud to vnd exchange rate average is close to 17,500, over the past 10 years.  The high was 33.35 in mid 2011 and the low was in early 2020 at 18.72. Currently it's 17,500, so $100 could buy you đ1,750,000 at the best exchange rate.


How to buy Vietnamese dong in Australia?

How to buy Vietnamese dong in Australia

Buying Vietnamese dong in Australia is relatively easy.

  1. Take your valid photo id (driver’s license or passport) with you.
  2. Bring your preferred payment method. Most places accept cash, debit card and credit card to pay for your Vietnamese dong.
  3. Ask for the Vietnamese dong amount and the money exchanger will let you know how much Australian dollars you need to pay.
  4. Make your payment in Aussie dollars and receive your Vietnamese dong.

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Last updated
February 4th, 2021