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  2. Anne
    Oct 13 - 11:58 am

    Not a very good experience for me and my friends..we are in vietnam and we were cheated to pay 500k dong for a cab fare from yhe airport the worst thing is that the driver gave us a fake bill of 200k doyng as change..better watch out for those cab..particularly the driver of #727 cab..

    • EJ Arboleda
      Oct 13 - 4:04 pm

      Yeah, there seems to be a lot of ripping off. That’s why we recommend you just ride Vinasun or MaiLinh. We were never ripped off when we were there.

    • Stella
      Jan 08 - 6:29 pm

      It’s really bad to hear that you were cheated in our country. There will be many #727 cabs I guess because we have different taxi lines. I would probably say that the best places in Ho Chi Minh city aren’t just as few as those. However, it’s always best to have a Vietnamese friend who can tour you around and make it more wonderful than what you can expect. FYI, I’m not a tour guide. I studied in Las Pinas. Many friends of mine came to Vietnam and I helped them prepare the tour itinerary. Not bad experience yet thieves are worth beware of.

  3. Christine Telesforo
    May 28 - 4:39 pm

    hi ginger–very helpful review! do you know if there is an atm or a money changer at the airport? or did the cab take US$?

    • Anonymous
      May 29 - 4:40 am

      I don’t remember if there was an atm but there is a money changer.

      The cabs take US$. Almost all stores take US$ actually. Since there’s demand for USD, you might be able to get rates that would be to ur advantage. But negotiate rates before going into the cab! :)

  4. James
    May 20 - 8:14 am

    hi.. what dates did u go to vietnam? would u know if the war museum and reunification palace are open on a sunday?

    • Anonymous
      May 21 - 12:52 am

      Hi James! The War Museum is open daily: 730am to 12nn, 1:30pm to 5:00pm. We didn’t try to reunification palace anymore — friends said it wasn’t worth it. :P tell us if you do visit!

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