In Ho Chi Minh City, a cup costs


9-30 SEK

One hour

taxi ride

17-55 SEK

Ho Chi Minh City Nearest Airports

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)

Can Tho International Airport (VCA)

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Aerial view of Ho Chi Minh City by the water with tall skyscrapers and bridges, in an urban landscape.

Currency information

In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, you pay with Vietnamese dong, VND. The means of payment accepted is cash.

Most used means of payment


Primary currency in Vietnam
Alternative currency

Plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh City

At FOREX, you can prepare and plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh City smoothly through services such as currency exchange, experiences and activities, finding flights and travel insurance. Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is a vibrant metropolis that offers a dynamic blend of modern innovation and rich history. From futuristic skyscrapers and thriving tech districts to ancient temples and historic sites, you can explore everything here. The local food culture is a world of its own, with an incredible selection from fast food to luxury restaurants.

Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City

Discover Ho Chi Minh City's unique blend of tradition and modernity. Visit iconic landmarks, take a stroll through bustling markets, or enjoy an evening in one of the city's entertainment districts. Festivals, museums, and art galleries give you a glimpse into the heart and soul of Ho Chi Minh City. Explore the city's vibrant nightlife and visit its rooftop bars with incredible views. The diversity of Ho Chi Minh City's shopping experience has something for all tastes and budgets. If you need a break from the city pulse, there are beautiful green areas and public gardens. Popular attractions and landmarks in Ho Chi Minh City include Notre-Dame Basilica, Ben Thanh Market, and War Museum. The best way to get around Ho Chi Minh City is by bus and taxi.

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Lively city street in the evening in Ho Chi Minh City with neon lights and signs, crowd strolling in big city atmosphere.

Time Zone: UTC+7

Average gratuity


10 %

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