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      Vietnam Jan 26, 2016 at 2:15 AM

      I need to go to Phnom Penh for a TT visa , which I need in order to apply for a Visa Exemption Certificate. Does anybody know how long it takes for the Vietnam Embassy to process? Same day? Next day? Longer?

    • Advice on 3 days in Hanoi

      Hanoi Jan 10, 2016 at 9:36 PM

      I was searching on Hanoi and found VT. I wonder if anyone can provide me with feedback. We are planning to travel to Hanoi end of March. It is a 6 days 5 night trip - part tour and part on our own. Day 1 is late arrival and Day 6 is early flight out. Day 3 is 1 day trip to Halong Bay (part of tour). Thus, we have full 3 days on our own. We are most likely to be staying around (if now within) the old quarter area. Based on my reading so far, it seems that we can be done exploring old quarter within a full day. Thus, we are wondering what else we can do with the remaining 2 days. We’re trying to boat rides as my friends aren’t very good with it. Does anyone have any good suggestions on where to go? Also, what are there to do in Halong Bay beside the boat tour? Thanks in advance for your help.

    • Best memories in Vietnam?

      Vietnam Jan 7, 2016 at 8:31 AM

      Vietnam have so much locations with great views so may I ask: What do you think the best location is? And why?
      I want to know more your opinions to decide where to go in this year.
      Thanks for all answer!!!


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      Recommendation for dinner near the Starlight Bridge

      by Melanie_Putra Online Now Nov 8, 2015 at 12:44 AM


      Any recommendation for where to go for dinner after seeing the Starlight Bridge? I was told the water show is only between 6 to 8pm.. Coming from District 1, it’s good if we can combine the bridge with dinner nearby..


      10 Answers Jan 7, 2016 at 10:27 PM
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      Tourist traps and the weather!

      by happpymike Online Now Oct 30, 2015 at 10:37 PM

      Hi There!
      Any comments on tourist traps in HCMC, will be highly appreciated!
      Also, is it any thing about the weather in HCMC, during Dec., that
      it needs to be noticed?
      Thanks in advance,

      6 Answers Nov 12, 2015 at 12:24 PM
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      Where to buy Made in Vietnam, peoducts!?

      by happpymike Online Now Oct 26, 2015 at 12:52 AM

      Hi There,
      I will be in HCMC, during 1st week of Dec. 2015!
      Any information about where to purchase Made in
      Vietnam sport wears, in HCMC, will be highly appreciated!
      TKS in advance,

      5 Answers Nov 2, 2015 at 11:29 PM
    • 2D/1N mekong cruise

      by VinayDoc Online Now Oct 21, 2015 at 10:35 PM

      Looking for a private sampan for 2D/1N on the mekong. Mango cruises looks good on TripAdvisor, but they are sold out. Any good alternatives out there?

      5 Answers Nov 2, 2015 at 11:58 PM
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      Where to stay in HCMC?

      by happpymike Online Now Oct 18, 2015 at 12:35 AM

      Hi There!
      I am planing to make a short visit of HCMC, during 1st week of Dec.2015!
      May I receive some comments on which Street or Ave., or Distr. to stay to
      be close enough(I mean by walk and safe) to entertainment place, at night.
      We can manage ourselves to visit the city at day, But the night is another
      story for us!
      By the way, What are the most entertainment /Nightlife places in HCMC?
      TKS in advance.

      8 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 6:56 AM
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      What to see and do - Top Tips

      by skyeman887 Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 2:47 PM

      I'll be arriving in the city on Sunday (18 Oct 15) for 3 days, apart from the tunnels what/where are the best places to visit?

      5 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 7:00 AM
    • food safety

      by teddy12 Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 6:11 AM

      I am traveling with a tour group to Vietnam next month. I want to try all the food and drink but don't want to spend my vacation sick. Any tips? Also, what to bring for clothes? Will be visiting saigon, hanoi, and hoi an.

      10 Answers Oct 19, 2015 at 7:03 AM
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      152 Bus Thanh Market to the airport

      by worksopian Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 1:41 AM

      Does the 152 bus operate from the market back to the airport.Where can I find it?

      What times does it go?


      4 Answers Oct 18, 2015 at 1:28 PM
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      Shuttle Bus/Coach Services

      by MellySmelly Online Now Oct 5, 2015 at 6:55 AM

      Are there any shuttle buses from the Ho Chi Minh City Airport to take us to Can Tho in Vietnam.

      2 Answers Nov 26, 2015 at 3:11 AM
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      shutle buses

      by MellySmelly Online Now Oct 5, 2015 at 6:52 AM

      shuttle buses from Ho Chi Minh City Airport to center of town

      11 Answers Oct 5, 2015 at 12:31 PM
    • Best local Restaurants

      by richduno1 Online Now Sep 9, 2015 at 6:45 AM

      What are the best local restaurants in District 1? Looking for great food and service away from the tourist traps.

      7 Answers Sep 9, 2015 at 11:05 AM
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      Airport transportation

      by worksopian Online Now Aug 19, 2015 at 12:54 PM

      Is bus no 152 a decent option for getting from the international airport to downtown?How long does it take?Is it crowded?Does it wait before it is full? Is their a timetable?
      Thanks Ian

      7 Answers Aug 20, 2015 at 3:48 AM
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      Train travel in Vietnam

      by worksopian Online Now Aug 18, 2015 at 8:00 AM

      I intend travelling from Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang(and onwards to Da Nang) in November.
      I dont like the idea of prebooking and collecting in Vietnam.Is it easy to book tickets in Vietnam and collect when buying.
      Train appears to be a better option than the bus?

      12 Answers Aug 18, 2015 at 11:24 PM
    • hydrofoil from saigon to vung tau..

      by rajivv Online Now Jul 14, 2015 at 2:19 AM

      1. Is the hydrofoil operating between saigon to vung tau..?

      2. Is there a regular bus from vung tau to mui ne/phan thiet?

      3. Is there a regular bus from mui ne/phan thiet to nha trang?

      Any details appreciated. Thank you!

      4 Answers Jul 14, 2015 at 4:49 AM

      by rajivv Online Now Jul 13, 2015 at 5:16 AM

      Jul 13, 2015: Rate on internet shows 1$=21800vnd. what is the going rate on the street in saigon? can you recommend a "good" moneychanger?

      5 Answers Jul 14, 2015 at 9:53 AM

      by rajivv Online Now Jul 13, 2015 at 5:16 AM

      Jul 13, 2015: Rate on internet shows 1$=21800vnd. what is the going rate on the street in saigon? can you recommend a "good" moneychanger?

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      Regarding Jetstar Pacific Airlines' Inflight Magazine

      by Chyan Online Now Jul 4, 2015 at 3:22 PM

      Hi, Vietnam VT,

      Has anyone flown with Jetstar Pacific lately in 2015? If yes, are there now hardcopies of Jetstar Magazine published and printed in Vietnam? Last year, I flew two times three times with the airline in November and December 2014. I could not find Jetstar Magazine.

      Please help me as i wish to collect Jetstar Magazine printed in Vietnam from Jetstar Pacific.

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2015 at 1:58 AM
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      Philippine peso to USD to dong

      by kattierivera Online Now Jun 16, 2015 at 3:06 AM

      hello! I will be arriving on the 22nd of June at 12:20 AM and I don't think money changers at the airport are still open that time? My question is should I exchange MOST of my PH peso here in the Philippines to USD and exchange USD to dong when I arrive in VN? I have no visa/mastercard so I won't be able to withdraw money using ATMs and I need dong for the taxi fare. I still have to check if PH money changers can exchange peso/usd to dong. Hope my question is clear > Thank you!

      14 Answers Jun 19, 2015 at 5:12 AM
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      bus travel from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh

      by poepat Online Now Jun 14, 2015 at 11:10 AM

      Hi all
      Advice please on travel from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh. We do not want to fly if at all possible and ideally we would not like to go via Phnom Penh.
      questions are..... Is it possible on bus / coach.......... how long would it take......... and the cost
      many thanks

      4 Answers Jun 17, 2015 at 5:36 PM
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      First time in Ho Chi Minh

      by poepat Online Now Jun 1, 2015 at 1:49 PM

      Hi all,
      We will be travelling to Vietnam for the first time during February 2016. We fly into Ho Chi Minh from Siem Reap, before moving onto Phu Quoc. We are considering about four days in HCMC. We enjoy Eco, history, eating and drinking and generally roaming aimlessly....
      So here are the questions
      What to see / do in HCMC, is four days enough time
      Which are the best areas of the delta to see to experience Vietnamese lifestyle and is it worth spending a few days in this area.
      Best and most interesting way to Phu Quoc
      Many thanks in anticipation

      6 Answers Jul 3, 2015 at 1:17 PM
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      Vietnam visa help

      by Smaney5 Online Now May 16, 2015 at 8:55 PM

      Hello! I would like to travel to Vietnam, and am currently in Thailand, leaving for Laos very soon. I'm a U.S. Citizen and was wondering how long it takes to get a visa, not a visa approval, but the visa itself. The only reason can't do a VOA is because I would like to travel over the border instead of flying into Vietnam. My 3 basic questions are, how long does the visa take to get, what's the process, and how much does it cost compared to a VOA? Tia!

      6 Answers May 19, 2015 at 5:22 AM
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      planning my itenerary

      by DrunkenTraveller Online Now May 5, 2015 at 8:51 AM

      Ok, so I have 10 nights totall for the whole of vietnam. How long do I need in ho chi minh city? I like to visit the historic sites, eat and drink from super places and relax as well. And whats the most central area in ho chi minh? Thank u!

      14 Answers May 23, 2015 at 11:05 PM
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      by richardheng Online Now Apr 21, 2015 at 1:39 AM

      what are the mass service times on saturday and sunday

      2 Answers Apr 21, 2015 at 2:39 AM
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      Ho Chi Minh City on a budget.

      by AlifArchi Online Now Apr 15, 2015 at 2:40 AM

      I'm visiting HCM on 20/4/15 - 25/4/15. Any suggestion on what to do without spending a lot of money(me and my friends are on a tight budget). I'll be staying near Ben Thanh Market. Thank you in advance.. :)

      8 Answers Apr 15, 2015 at 7:27 PM
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      Any theme park in HCM??

      by AlifArchi Online Now Apr 1, 2015 at 9:01 PM

      Is there any theme park with thrill rides and if they do, what is the fees?

      5 Answers Apr 2, 2015 at 2:11 AM
    • district 11 ho chi minh city

      by kennethchiangmai Online Now Mar 25, 2015 at 2:55 AM

      I will have to stay near Phu Tho gym at district 11 in Dec, any hotel near the gym ?
      How far from the city to the gym? Would it be easy to get transport from the gym to the city?
      Will taxi charge a lot more than the meter price ? How can we avoid it ????????

      11 Answers Oct 30, 2015 at 5:06 AM
    • Where to stay in Saigon after our long flight from San Francisco

      by greg_bauer Online Now Mar 14, 2015 at 10:32 AM

      My son and I are traveling by backpack for 3 weeks. Our first stop of course is Saigon. Looking for a basecamp hotel/guest house for $10-$30 a night. We will rent Scooters and take day trips from there. Need some suggestions where to stay that we might be able to still walk to a night market and see some of the city life. No Hyatt Regency types of places

      5 Answers Mar 22, 2015 at 10:01 PM
    • Vaccinations in Vietnam and Cambodia????

      by cnault1 Online Now Mar 9, 2015 at 10:51 PM

      I will be traveling in July and August, to Hanoi, Halong Bay, HoiAn, HCMC, Mekong Delta, Phnom Pen and Siem Riep. Do I need any vaccinations?

      6 Answers Mar 10, 2015 at 6:49 AM
    • Mekong tour

      by lilywong Online Now Mar 8, 2015 at 11:26 PM


      I'm departing to HCM City in 2 days time and rushing for info now :-) Read quite a few info about Mekong but I'm confused because looks like there are Mekong Cruise and Mekong Tour 2 different type.

      Since I don't want cruising on a big ship so I search for the Mekong 1 or 2 days tour. Prices range from $15 to $300 which varies a lot and I can't find out the pick up point (this is important because I need to check the transport time needed from my accommodation place to there). Can anybody give me some idea?

      BTW, are there any suggestion in dining at some of the French Colonial design hotels? I may want to try one, sit there to experience the environment.

      Many tks,

      7 Answers Mar 9, 2015 at 11:26 PM
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      Places To Visit

      by moorywa Online Now Mar 5, 2015 at 8:12 PM

      Hello, i have 4 days in the city and would like to visit the historic areas and some villages to see the real Vietnam. I am staying in the CBD and will need transport to get to places

      7 Answers Mar 14, 2015 at 2:41 PM