Visiting Vietnam for the first time?
As in any country your first visit is always a little confusing, and scary. Between the language barriers, differences in culture, wierd currency, etc… I want you to have the best trip possible. These tips are for the Ho Chi Minh City area.
Arriving at Tan Son Nhat (HCMC) Airport
Average time to get out of customs 1 -1 ½ hrs. Once out, please AVIOD all of the people really trying to be helpful getting you a ride into town. Either have your hotel pick you up of go to the domestic terminal and grab a car from the taxi stand. Also have your hotel information printed out to give to the driver. Average cost of taxi into d1 is 120,000 VND to 175,000 VND
Recommended taxi services:
Note: always remember the taxi number (usually 4 digits in and oval) Just in case you forget something in the cab.