The foreign newspaper suggests economical travel in Ho Chi Minh City

The foreign newspaper suggests economical travel in Ho Chi Minh City

According to The Travel, the cost in Ho Chi Minh City is among the most expensive in Vietnam, but if calculated properly, it will not be expensive.

The world’s leading travel magazine The Travel on January 10 introduced details of fees when coming to Ho Chi Minh City, as a suggestion for the next vacation of international visitors to Vietnam. The cost in Ho Chi Minh City is high, but visitors do not have to worry because just learn carefully, and there will be a reasonable way to spend.

Western guests at Bui Vien pedestrian street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City in the summer of 2022. Photo: Thanh Tung
Western guests at Bui Vien pedestrian street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City in the summer of 2022. Photo: Thanh Tung

Stay

There are many types of accommodation for guests to choose from, from luxury resorts to mid-range hotels and motels. If you want to stay in a luxurious or central place, the Canadian magazine suggests that visitors should rent in the area of ​​Ben Nghe ward, district 1. For those who want to save money, they can look to Pham Ngu Lao ward, also district 1. This is where many guests “Western backpack”, backpackers rent rooms.

Hotel prices average from 35 USD per person or 70 USD for the whole family.

Move

Airfare depends on the time of booking. If you book a month in advance, there will be cheaper tickets. November is the cheapest time to buy tickets to Ho Chi Minh City. Traveling in the city, The Travel said that taxis are more expensive than public transport. Motorcycles are the most popular means of transportation in the city because of their convenience, and fun. In addition, guests can rent a car.

Average cost of travel: 13 USD per person per day

Taxi from the airport to the city center: About more than 8 USD

Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City.  Photo: Quynh Tran
Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Quynh Tran

Eating

City cuisine “excellent, rich food” and prices “anywhere available”. Breakfast is usually cheaper than lunch and dinner, especially when choosing sidewalk shops and street vendors.

Average cost of meals: 12 USD a day

Dining cost: 5 USD per meal

Entertainment

Ho Chi Minh City has the advantage of many free entertainment spots. If there is a fee, the price is very affordable. The average for sightseeing and entertainment activities during the day is 17 USD per person.

Tips

Tipping is quite common in Vietnam, although not mandatory. Visitors can tip to thank the service person, usually 5-10% of the bill.

For the total costs mentioned above, with a one-week trip, international visitors need to prepare a budget of about $1,200 per person, or double if using more advanced services. If going with the whole family, the figure is about 4,000 USD for a comfortable stay.

Photo: Internet (Vietnamese.Quest.net)

Keyword: The foreign newspaper suggests economical travel in Ho Chi Minh City

Related Posts

Overcoming formidable rivals, Ho Chi Minh City is ranked in the top 2 in the list of “street food lover’s dreams”

Overcoming formidable rivals, Ho Chi Minh City is ranked in the top 2 in the list of “street food lover’s dreams”

Asian street food is a unique beauty. According to a poll, Ho Chi Minh City ranked 2nd among the most perfect destinations for tourists. Canada’s The Travel recently…

Ben Dinh Cu Chi Tunnels – a historical site that attracts visitors to Saigon

Ben Dinh Cu Chi Tunnels – a historical site that attracts visitors to Saigon

Ben Dinh Cu Chi Tunnels is a famous historical site that attracts tourists when coming to Saigon. Visiting Ben Dinh tunnels, visitors will learn about the years of the…

Hermes, Chanel bag-shaped birthday cake for the rich in HCMC

Hermes, Chanel bag-shaped birthday cake for the rich in HCMC

A bag-shaped cream cake when released from the oven costs from 5 to 6 million VND, although it is expensive, the rich always ask to buy it…

The extremely attractive climbing spots are located “close to the wall” in Ho Chi Minh City for anyone to try

The extremely attractive climbing spots are located “close to the wall” in Ho Chi Minh City for anyone to try

Office workers relax by climbing mountains to immerse themselves in the fresh natural space, camping in the middle of the forest at climbing spots near Ho Chi…

Delicious restaurants, even though Ho Chi Minh City is hidden in a deep valley, are still discovered by foodies

Delicious restaurants, even though Ho Chi Minh City is hidden in a deep valley, are still discovered by foodies

Discover 5 rare and hard-to-find restaurants that foodies are still actively hunting. Not that the restaurants are located on the facade nor are they invested in design,…

A 70-year-old tea shop in Ho Chi Minh City has passed on “cross-border” with the recipe of two precious teas, sometimes up to 350 million VND/kg.

A 70-year-old tea shop in Ho Chi Minh City has passed on “cross-border” with the recipe of two precious teas, sometimes up to 350 million VND/kg.

Long-standing tea shop in Ho Chi Minh City with the tradition of making tea preserved from Trieu Chau (China) to Vietnam.($1=24,000 VND) TRADITIONAL TEA TRADITION OUT OF…