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Passport / Visa
Short (some as short as 15 days) visa-free stays are possible for citizens of Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines, Brunei, Myanmar, Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Citizens of Chile can enter the country for 90 days, visa-free. Citizens of…
Best Time to Visit
From December to April, Ho Chi Minh City enjoys moderate temperatures and light rainfall, which would probably make it the best time to visit. Note that the hottest months are from March to May with temperatures reaching as high as 39°C.
Located 7 km north of the city centre, Tan Son Nhat International Airport is the largest international airport in Vietnam. The air-conditioned airport bus is the cheapest way into the city while one way ticket costs between 12 000 and 40 000 VND. If you choose to take taxi, make sure the driver uses the…
Since 2004, Ho Chi Minh City runs an efficient public transit bus network. It’s cheaper and safer than many of the alternatives. The buses are green and there are 150 routes throughout the city. The ticket is bought from the fare collector on the bus. For short trips, however, it may be much more convenient…
Taxis are the most comfortable way of getting around affordably. It’s easy and safe to catch one off the side of the road, but do make sure the meters work properly and enquire as to the estimated total. Ride sharing apps like Grab are also in use; in Vietnam, you can choose between Grab for…
Luke's Pharmacy Address: No.2 Pham Van Nghi Street, Ho Chi Minh City Tel: +84 28 5410 6630 Opening hours: Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Guardian Crescent Mall Address: Crescent Mall, Ho Chi Minh City Tel: +84 28 5413 7511 Opening hours: Sun - Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The main post office is located on Dong Khoi in District 1 (it's more of a tourist attraction these days, but it's still a fully functional post office). Postal services such as mailing, money exchange, postcard and stamp sales, etc. are also offered here.