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Best way to hotels from SGN airport

Old Nov 23, 19, 9:57 pm
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Best way to hotels from SGN airport

Staying at the IC Saigon Residences in Ho Chi Min later this week. Wondering what beat transportation options are
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Old Nov 24, 19, 7:19 am
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Staying at the IC Saigon Residences in Ho Chi Min later this week. Wondering what beat transportation options are
Best in terms of what? Price? Convenience? Something else?
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Old Nov 24, 19, 8:04 am
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Best in terms of what? Price? Convenience? Something else?
would say price convenience and safety/reliability
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Old Nov 24, 19, 10:00 am
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Staying at the IC Saigon Residences in Ho Chi Min later this week. Wondering what beat transportation options are
Grab
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Old Nov 25, 19, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by anandrag View Post
would say price convenience and safety/reliability
Grab is your best/most reliable/least ended up cheated option. To have the best result, instead of dropping pin or address as a source/destination, you need to select landmarks. Like a cafe/restaurant/hotel as a source and a different hotel/restaurant/landmark as a destination.

For picking up at SGN, make sure that you are connected to wifi before booking the ride and the system will tell you at will pillar to go and wait for the car to pick you up. You can text the pillar # to the driver within the app. Wifi at the ariport might be not strong enough if you stand outside to keep the phone connected, just connect while in arrivals area, call car, identify at which pillar you need to go and go there 1-2 min before car's arrival. Or you can get local SIM card for data connectivity.
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Old Nov 26, 19, 10:44 am
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... Or you can get local SIM card for data connectivity.
My Google Fi gives ok H+ service in HCMC, but I usually get a Viettel SIM for my backup phone, which gets LTE. Viettel is owned by the VN military, which may or may not matter.

Get the SIM at the airport after Customs (you can get before, but more selection after). Have them activate, test, and switch to English (I usually forget this last step, which generally doesn't matter).
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Old Nov 27, 19, 2:14 pm
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I'm probably Grab's best customer in HCMC, but from the airport I always take a Vinasun or Mai Linh cab just because it tends to be quicker.

That said, Grab from the airport is fine as well.

Or if you get in early in the morning and want to stretch your legs, the weather is cool this time of year, and you can walk it in just over an hour if you're traveling light.
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Old Dec 2, 19, 10:30 pm
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For Vinasun or Mai Linh taxi, book it inside the airport terminal.
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Old Dec 3, 19, 1:23 pm
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For Vinasun or Mai Linh taxi, book it inside the airport terminal.
No need what so ever. Just walk all the way to the left after coming out of the terminal. Suggest you write down your location or show it to the driver on your phone.
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