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DanRidon
posted by DanRidon on 17 Mar 2010
Vietnam taxi warnings

Price is indicated in VND (not US$ !!!). Before departure, check if the counter is set to nil.

However, scams with taxis are being reported. Sometimes the meter is being fixed, or else the driver takes a road which is too long, or often they say they don't have change so have small notes at hand. In HCMC "Vinataxi" is recommended. Price in Saigon is 12.000 VND for the first 2 km, then 1200 VND every 200 m

Hanoi is more expensive with 14.000 VND for the first 2 km, then 1400 per 200 m (10/2000).

Renting a car / bike / motorbike

Car
Due to the chaotic traffic (no traffic rules and (motor)bikes everywhere) it’s not advisable to drive a car yourself.

You are better off with a car and driver.

Motorbike or bike
A lot more flexible and it is the common Vietnamese transportation. Prices are usually 5 US$ for a day on a motorbike, 1 US$ for a bike. Check quality before you depart.

Visa to Vietnam - http://vietnamvisaonline.net/Visa-to-Vietnam.html
Visa Vietnam - http://vietnamvisaonline.net/Visa-Vietnam.html
Vietnam Visa - http://vietnamvisaonline.net/Vietnam-Visa.html
Vietnam Visa Online - http://vietnamvisaonline.net/Vietnam-Visa-Online.html
Vietnam Visa fees - http://www.vietnamvisaonline.net/Vietnam-Visa-fees.html

 
 

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