Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon as it is more commonly known is a great springboard to visit the Mekong delta and the rest of Vietnam.
Sample Travel Date:
- April 1st – 9th.
- Valid for travel during April for Monday through Thursday departures. Use ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and flexible month search to see availability — enable advanced routing codes and enter “aa+” to search only American Airlines availability. Must purchase by January 31st.
- EWR – ORD (Chicago) – NRT (Tokyo) – SGN (Ho Chi Minh City) – NRT – DFW (Dallas) – EWR
- 20,198 miles or 5.2 cents per mile
How to Book:
- Use dates found at ITA Software Matrix Airfare Search and book on Orbitz.com. Make sure you select “Additional Search Options” and then “Narrow the search to my preferred airlines” select American Airlines to find availability.
- Visa Requirements: US Citizens. Visa required prior to arrival. Prices vary. However, you may have an agent arrange a visa for pick-up upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh City Airport for a $20-25 handling fee paid upfront + $25 for the visa itself (also payable upon arrival). The Flight Deal team has used VietnamStay.com in the past for this service. It is much better than sending away your passport. Other nationals, check the TIMATIC Visa Database.
- Currency: Vietnamese Dong (VND). $1USD = 20,833 VND
Tips for saving when using credit cards at international destinations:
- No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards to save on international purchases
- Don’t get hit with Dynamic Currency Conversion
- Get your taxes refunded when shopping
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