SSIS Link Living in Ho Chi Minh City Visitor’s Information

Visitor’s Information

    Weather:   

    It will be hot outside so please bring light, comfortable clothes, but the air conditioning inside the buildings can get quite cool!

    Ground Transportation from Tan Son Nhat International Airport:     

    Easy access to taxi transportation is found on the arrival level of the airport, outside curb taxi service.  There are many taxi companies to choose from. Expect a 30+ minute trip from the airport to downtown at a cost of approximately 135,000 VND; 45+ minutes to Phu My Hung, approx. 230,000 + VND.  It is not advisable to accept taxi rides from people approaching you when exiting luggage pick-up and customs.

    Exchange Rate:


    USD $1 = VND 21,135 (approximate rate as of August 2013)

    Visa: 

    Please organize your visa through your travel agent or the Vietnamese Embassy in your country well in advance.  Most tourist visas are valid for single entry only.  Participants wishing to re-enter Vietnam must apply for a multiple entry visa.
    Online Visa Application: http://www.vietnamimmigration.org/ OR http://www.vietnamvisa.com


    Transport from Hotel to SSIS:

    The hotels around Phu My Hung are an easy walking distance to SSIS (Phu My Hung) or a short taxi ride (less than 5 minutes and approximately 15,000+ VND). A taxi from downtown will take approximately 20-25 minutes to SSIS depending on where you’re staying (around 115,000 +VND).  Most taxis in Ho Chi Minh City use the meter. 

    Page last modified 08:07, 5 Aug 2013 by UMasse

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