Cheap Flights to Ho Chi Minh City
Cheap Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)
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Trips and tours are all about passion. Be it a luxury traveler or an enthusiastic backpacker, a travel destination always carries a story of burning passion. The research about new destinations, following the dreams, completing the important nitty-gritty and finally arriving at your destination- you need to have all your passion (and your stars) falling in the right place for that to happen. And what should be a more passionate choice than a city planned to a T, with streets full of life, shops full of delicious food and the air smelling of fantastic coffee? Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, previously known as Saigon, should any day be a passionate choice for both a traveler and a tourist. Rich with culture and tradition, the city is full of cheery people who are extremely helpful towards the tourist. The heart of the city, district 1, is a posh area and carries the fervor of the city in the most explicit way. The weather here is pleasant and even the summer days are not always unbearable. So, a trip to this city is never going to disappoint anyone.
Tip: The city is well-planned and no matter what place you are looking for can be easily located on Google map. The residents here are extremely helpful, yet they do not always have a clear idea about places that are even in the near vicinity. They heavily rely on Google maps. So, while taking a trip, Google maps will be an indispensable friend and guide to a traveler.
Reaching Ho Chi Minh City
There are several airways flying to Ho Chi Minh City including Air Asia, Thai Airways, China Airlines, EVA Air, Vietnam Airlines to name a few. The flights to Ho Chi Minh City are quite frequent and these are easily connecting flights. The cheapest flights to Ho Chi Minh City are offered by Air Asia. Tan Son Nhat International Airport is located at a very convenient location and right outside the airport, there is a bus station. There are several buses going from the airport to several locations. It is extremely easy to arrive at your nearest destination via bus. The airport also offers currency exchange service and mobile SIM card service to the tourists. The prices of these goods do not vary much as compared to how much it costs in the city.
Tip: Ho Chi Minh City buses are color-coded. There are yellow buses, red buses, green buses, etc. Mostly each color covers a particular stretch of an area of the city.
Accommodation and Sight-seeing in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is a city full of kind people who offer decent accommodations at a very pocket-friendly price right at the heart of the city. District 1, near Bentham Market, is the best place for any tourist to stay in the city. There are plenty of luxurious hotels in the area. On the other hand, those who are looking for budget accommodations can try booking the home-stays. The hospitality of the home-stay owners and hotel owners are commendable. Ho Chi Minh City is full of great mausoleums. The Vietnam War museum is definitely a must-visit place for travellers. There is an entry fee for the museum. If you are a religious person, the Notre dame church is the perfect place for you to find some bliss. The enormous statue of Mother Mary is a picturesque site. Just on the right, you can find Bu Dien, the post office of Vietnam. There is a huge photo of Ho Chi Minh inside, paying homage to their great leader. Sending postcards home is a common tourist activity at Bu Dien. You can also explore the Chu chi tunnel, another place scattered with the memories of the Vietnam War. While exploring the city if you feel the necessity to exchange money, it is always better to do that at the banks. They give you the best exchange rates while on the contrary, the street side shops might cheat you if you are not an expert.
Tip: The local attractions can be explored on foot. You can also book a cab or bike on the grab app to commute easily.
Dining and shopping areas in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City becomes lively in the evening. If you take a walk through the walking street of Saigon, you will feel the real buzz out there. The shops on either side of the walking street smell of delicious food and alcohol. But there exists a typical contrast if you just take a left at the end of walking street. The ambiance is very calm there. You can find some cheap places to eat also. The city is full of delicious street foods. One must try Pho, the famous soup noodle which is the icon of Vietnamese street cuisine. There are delicious coffees sold at all the coffee joints and cafes in the city. However, if you want to opt for good old burgers and sandwiches, you will find McDonald's and Burger Kings in the vicinity. Bentham market itself is full of the best and cheapest eateries. The beef and pork preparations, the seafood dishes and the local beers are the best thing at these food joints. Also, if you want to find daily supplies you can look for one of the 7/11 shops. These offer you daily supplies at the cheapest rate. Ho Chi Minh City street market outside the Bentham market and the stores inside the Bentham market offer great collections of shopping items. You need to be good at bargaining if you want to buy good items at a cheap price.
Tip: There is a real scarcity of water in the country. So, you have to buy one of those iced waters like the locals and have to roam around with it only to sip on it occasionally to quench your thirst.
Ho Chi Minh City is a great place to explore. You can plan this trip very well in between the months of July and October. In order to plan a great trip, you can log onto Trip.com and find direct flights to Ho Chi Minh City. In fact, you can find some best accommodations over here too. On some specific days, you can also avail discount on Trip.com to plan a perfect trip.
FAQs for Flights to Ho Chi Minh City
What are some travel guidelines for Ho Chi Minh City during the COVID19 pandemic?Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Ho Chi Minh City, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
What is the average flight ticket price from United States to Ho Chi Minh City?The average ticket price to Ho Chi Minh City is US$77. Please use this price as a reference only.
How long is the flight to Ho Chi Minh City?
- Approx. 1 hour 35 minutes to fly from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City.
- Approx. 1 hour 6 minutes to fly from Phu Quoc Island to Ho Chi Minh City.
- Approx. 1 hour 25 minutes to fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City.
- Approx. 1 hour 5 minutes to fly from Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City.
How can I book cheaper tickets?You can book cheaper flights in the following ways:
- Search for tickets to a city or airport near Ho Chi Minh City.
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What is the most popular month to visit Ho Chi Minh City?Understanding peak and off travel seasons to Ho Chi Minh City can help you arrange your travel plans accordingly. The most popular month to visit Ho Chi Minh City is December. The average price of flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City in December is US$65.
When are flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City the cheapest?Flight tickets to Ho Chi Minh City are the cheapest in July compared to other months, the average price is US$369.
What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Ho Chi Minh City?
- The distance from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to downtown is about 6km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
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