Many tourist areas like Pham Ngu Lao (Saigon) and Hanoi’s Old Quarter provide you the service of renting motorcycles to foreigners. You just have to fill out a renting form and deposit your passport.
Renting a motorbike if you can deal with the traffic and road rules in Vietnam (vnp)
Most places offer tourists the choice of automatic and manual shift motorbikes. You will also be given a helmet because helmet use is compulsory in Vietnam.
So if you are brave to get on a motorcycle, these tips will help you know how to rent a motorcycle in Vietnam to make your renting process smoother.
Many tourist areas in Vietnam provide you the service of renting motorcycles (Vinh Dao)
How to rent a motorbike in Vietnam
1. Firstly, check your motorbike. Test turn signals, lights, front brakes and have a quick driving around. After parking in a public lot, you’d better not lose your ticket or you will have a trouble because you must verify the motorbike’s ownership. For this case, contact the place you rented it.
2. You must have contact details of the rental place for some cases like the first situation or you motorbike may break down.
3. You need to guarantee your helmet is in good order. Ask for the other one if you feel it’s little dodgy.
4. Drive carefully. Vietnamese drivers don’t often use wing mirrors, therefore, you should watch out for the traffic in front of you. Besides, slow down in intersections, stop at a red light, and especially notice one-way roads.
Drive carefully in Vietnam (baodatviet)
How much does it cost to rent a motorbike in Vietnam?
Manual shift motorbikes cost about 100,000 VND/day ($5/day) while automatics shift motorbikes cost a little more about 120,000 VND/day ($6/day).
Manual and automaticsshift motorbikes have different costs (Dinh Vu)
Hope these tips are useful for you to have a great trip in Vietnam on your own.