Car Hire at Ho Chi Minh City Airport
This information is correct as of October 2015
Enjoy your own personal transport when you hire a car at Ho Chi Minh Airport.
Where to hire a car at Ho Chi Minh City Airport
Visitors to Vietnam aren't allowed to rent a car and drive. It's possible to hire a car at Ho Chi Minh Airport with a local driver. Having your own personal chauffeur gives you the opportunity to be shown around the best parts of the city. A number of global car hire firms offer cars with drivers from Ho Chi Minh City Airport.
Petrol stations near Ho Chi Minh City Airport
If you select a 'full to full' car rental agreement you will need to hand your car back with a full tank.
You won't need to worry about filling up, as it will be your driver's responsibility. There are two petrol stations on the road approaching the airport's Arrival Loop.
Driving around Ho Chi Minh City Airport
The airport is in the heart of the city, so as soon as you leave the airport grounds you will be thrown straight into the hustle and bustle. Although roads in Vietnam can be a bit chaotic, your local driver will know exactly where he's going.
Getting to your destination
When you rent a car at Ho Chi Minh City you have the vehicle and the driver at your disposal all day. Just let him know where you're basing yourself, kick back, and enjoy the journey. You won't need to worry about parking when you arrive, and you won't need to book a hotel with a car park either.
Ho Chi Minh City
This buzzing, colourful and fragrant city is packed with amazing contrasts. Glittering skyscrapers, traditional markets, high end restaurants and ancient temples combine to create an experience you won't forget in a hurry.
The airport is in the city, so the length of time it takes to reach your hotel will depend on which part of the city you're staying in. Your driver will be able to give you advice on places to go and things to do, and will be able to take you anywhere further than walking distance.
An impressive beachside city with colonial buildings and a booming oil industry, Vung Tau is a favourite beach escape for residents of Ho Chi Minh City. There are some great hikes in the area, if you feel active.
It takes just over two hours to drive to Vung Tao from Ho Chi Minh City Airport.
The Mekong Delta's biggest city is a great base for exploring backwater towns and villages. Fantastic floating markets and atmospheric backstreets add plenty of charm.
It takes about three hours and forty minutes to drive to Can Tho from Ho Chi Minh City Airport.
Prices subject to change