My husband and I recently travelled to Hanoi for a budget getaway, and our total expenses added up to about $700 per person for the entire week.

Here’s a quick breakdown:

Flights (return) S$250
Accommodation S$128 (6 nights)
Halong Bay cruise S$66
Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour S$75
Transport S$21
Food & drinks S$95 (approx. $15 per day)
Shopping / massage $70
Total per person $705