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What’s the deal with needing a Vietnam visa?
If you’re looking for a cheap fare to Asia, Los Angeles International Airport to Ho Chi Minh City is just $602.02 round-trip on various dates between now and mid-December – that’s only 4 cents per mile.
For the sample dates December 2nd to December 9th, 2015, flying to Vietnam with China Southern Airlines, we found plenty of current availability:
From mid-December, the cost shoots up, so grab a bargain fare between now and then.
Tell me a little more about Ho Chi Minh City…
Commonly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam’s most populated city. This ‘Diamond of the Far East’ mixes old and new, with modern skyscrapers a backdrop for temples and pagodas and choice boutiques vying for trade just like the old street markets. From amusement parks to museums, snake farms to flower markets, you’ll never tire of something to do here. Plus read up on Vietnamese food with our guide to the Top 4 dishes you shouldn’t miss while you’re there.
How do I get the Vietnam visa deal to Ho Chi Minh?
Fare class for this trip: To be updated
Miles to be flown: 16,300 miles RT (4 cents per mile)
Extra money for your trip: If you qualify and get approved for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus™ World Elite MasterCard® or the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card, they will reimburse you for travel charges as a statement credit.
How do I get a Vietnam visa?
Check out the US Department of State’s website here for how to apply for a tourist visa.
Hotels for cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh (SGN) from Los Angeles (LAX):
hotelscombined.com compares dozens of hotel websites – this is usually where I start my hotel search.
trivago.com has even more hotel sites to search from.
agoda.com – this Priceline subsidiary has great customer service and awesome rates, especially in Asia.
marriott.com – Marriott has the best BRG in the industry and has over 4,087 properties in 80 countries.
hyatt.com – Hyatt has some of the best properties worldwide – my favorite hotel chain if I could always afford it!
ihg.com – usually awesome promotions and earn rates – I love IHG.
hilton.com – Hilton has a wonderful global footprint and it is hard to find a place in the world without one of their hotels.
radissonblu.com – Radisson and Club Carlson have very competitive prices and a huge footprint in Europe and parts of the US.
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