Under regulation on foreign entry into, exit from, and residence in Phu Quoc Island, foreigners and Vietnamese citizens who bear foreign passports can enter Vietnam through cruise ships and then travel to Phu Quoc Island without Vietnam visa.
After arriving in Phu Quoc Island, foreign tourists are allowed to stay here for less than 15 days. If they want to travel to other places or stay in the island for more than 15 days, Vietnam Immigration Department will be responsible for issuing visas right on the spot. Their passports must be valid for at least 45 days. If passports are about to expire, it is necessary to be renewed prior to arrival. For more information about Vietnam visa, click: https://visavietnamonline.org
About Phu Quoc Island:
Located in Kien Giang Province, Phu Quoc Island (also known as Pearl Island) is the largest and most untouched island of Vietnam. Also being regarded as the “next Phuket”, Phu Quoc is a truly paradise on Earth for both domestic and foreign travellers. Phu Quoc is famous for many picturesque beaches stretching along 150 km namely romantic Ong Lang Beach, irresistible Bai Sao, sophisticated Bai Dai beach (Long Bank, one of the five hidden beaches in the world) stretching to the horizon. Coming to Phu Quoc, tourists should not miss coral reefs swarming with tropical fish, of every possible colour and design. Swimming, sunbathing, boat-sailing, scuba-diving, etc. are all the exciting and relaxing seaside activities that will absolutely make unforgettable moments in your life.
How to get there:
1. By cruise ship
Coming to Phu Quoc by cruise ship, you are exempted for Vietnam visa less than 15 days. Visitors arriving in Phu Quoc by any other mean still need to obtain Vietnam visa.
2. By air
You can fly from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) through Vietnam Airlines flights or from Rach Gia (in Kien Giang Province) to Phu Quoc. Only Air Mekong offers direct flights from Hanoi to Phu Quoc Island.
3. By boat
There are also ferries and hydrofoils between Phu Quoc to Rach Gia, Ha Tien and Hon Chong.Note: Depending on the season, taxis may not be available in Phu Quoc. So if you want to get around, you can take the motorbike or walk instead.