Phan Thiet, Vietnam
Last updated on Jul 05, 2023
Summary: People describe Phan Thiet, Vietnam as a beautiful coastal city with stunning beaches, lush green landscapes, and a laid-back atmosphere. Expats love the relaxed lifestyle, friendly locals, and affordable cost of living. The weather in Phan Thiet is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is relatively low, with a one bedroom apartment costing around $400-500 USD per month and a two bedroom apartment costing around $500-600 USD per month. The population of Phan Thiet is approximately 200,000 people.
What do I need to know about living in Phan Thiet?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Phan Thiet, they said:
"Before retiring in Phan Thiet, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is generally lower than in other parts of the country. It is important to research the local healthcare system and ensure that adequate medical care is available. Additionally, expats should familiarize themselves with the local culture and customs, as well as the language, to ensure a smooth transition. It is also important to research the local job market and the availability of recreational activities. Finally, expats should ensure that they have the necessary visas and permits to live and work in Vietnam," commented one expat who made the move to Phan Thiet.
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About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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