Is it a good idea to book hotels and/or flights in advance, or can we kinda of wing it and book as we go. Since we've never been there before we would like to be flexible if possible. We may find a city like Hanoi and decide we nee more time there, instead of moving on to another city.
It looks like flights are relatively inexpensive when you book on line, but for that low price you cannot make changes? Will hotels be crowed at that time of year, or will we have some options on lodging if we wait till the last minute?
Here is a tentative itinerary I came up with after reviewing numerous posts on this forum. Any and all comments/suggestions would be appreciated.
1 Travel Lv BKK on Viet at 11:55; Ar HAN at 13:45
2 Visit Ha Long Bay
3 Visit Ha Long Bay
4 Visit Hanoi
5 Travel Lv Hanoi for Hoi An or Hue
6 Visit Hoi An or Hue
7 Visit Hoi An or Hue
8 Travel Ar HCMC
9 Visit HCMC
10 Travel Lv HCMC on CX 766 at 11:25: Ar Hong Kong at 15:10