Am I (French citizen with US and 1949 international driving licenses) supposed to exchange my 1949 international driving permit for a local driving license for a short stay (1 to 3 weeks) to drive a car in Vietnam?
In the list of countries in international driving permits currently issued by American Automobile Association (AAA) in the United States (2019-10-14) it says I have to exchange my 1949 international driving permit for a local driving license:
However, on https://www.vietnam-immigration.org.vn/news/view/how-to-convert-driver-license-for-foreigner-living-in-vietnam-part-1.html (mirror) it says that an international driving permit for a local driving license for foreigners who stay in "Vietnam from 3 months and above":
1.1. Foreigners who reside, work or study in Vietnam or foreigners drive registered abroad that enter Vietnam from 3 months and above, with international or national driver license (issued abroad) are also valid for use, if they wish to drive registered abroad in Vietnam, they have to apply for changing correlative Vietnamese driver license.