Car Hire in Ho Chi Minh City
This information is correct as of June 2015
Ho Chi Minh City offers attractions like Củ Chi tunnels, War Remnant Museum, Phạm Ngũ Lão Street, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, and more. From Ho Chi Minh City, it is possible to go around and self-drive throughout the city via the car hire companies that operate from within.
Where to hire a car in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City has car hire operators like VN Rent A Car; Ho Chi Minh Car Rental; and An Vinh Viet Nam. These providers can be contacted and reached via phone, VN Rent A Car at +84 96 405 89 78; Ho Chi Minh Car Rental at +84 92 868 58 81; and An Vinh Viet Nam at +84 8 6672 3550.
What to expect when hiring a car from Ho Chi Minh City
Driving around Ho Chi Minh City is a great idea. Getting a car for hire is ideal when getting around the city for the day or for getting around and reaching some of the well-known destinations close to the city centre and its surrounding areas. As with any new area, please be advised that driving defensively is better than going around offensively. Take care of the rented vehicles like they are your own and make sure the car’s fuel level remain at a usable level. Check the battery, water, and oil levels, and refuel at gas stations within the area that include Trạm xăng, Cửa hàng Xăng dầu Số 16, Cây xăng Tân Sơn, and Đại lý xăng dầu Anh Thư, to name a few. Also when renting vehicles, some brands offer English-speaking drivers when looking for chauffeured services with one trip possibly at around 140,000 dong, or around NZ$ 10.00.
Getting to your destination
From Ho Chi Minh City, some of the stops to get to include Bien Hao, Tan An, and My Tho. These stops are close by the city to ensure you get to travel as soon as possible to eliminate any wasted time possible from travelling too much.
Bien Hoa, also referred to as Biên Hòa, is a city within the Đồng Nai Province, in Vietnam. Among its destinations include amusement parks, restaurants, and nightclubs, among others.
Getting to Bien Hoa from Ho Chi Minh City, drive down cầu Tham Lương to reach QL 1 in Tân Hưng Thuận, after 2.7 kilometres or five minutes. Next, go down Quốc lộ 1K and Nguyễn Ái Quốc, headed towards Phan Trung in Thống Nhất, tp. Biên Hòa for an additional 32.4 kilometres or an hour. Lastly, take a left at Cửa Hàng Ống Nước Nguyễn Lực onto Phan Trung to reach your destination after a total travel time of an hour and five minutes or 35.1 kilometres.
Also referred to as Tân An, Tan An can be located in the southwest of Ho Chi Minh City. The capital city can be divided into the five communes of An Vĩnh Ngãi, Bình Tâm, Hướng Thọ Phú, Lợi Bình Nhơn, Nhơn Thạnh Trung; and nine wards namely 1 to 7, along with Khánh Hậu, and Tân Khánh.
Tan An can be reached by taking ây Thạnh, Đường CN1 and Lê Trọng Tấn to QL 1/QL1A in Bình Tân for 4.3 kilometres. Next, go down QL 1/QL1A just to reach Bình Trị Đông A, then Tân Tạo - Chợ Đệm to TP Hồ Chí Minh -Trung Lương in tt. Tân Túc. Next, TP Hồ Chí Minh -Trung Lương to tp. Tân A. Lastly, go down Hùng Vương to Nguyễn An Ninh. Reach the destination after a total of one hour and ten minutes or 53.6 kilometres.
My Tho or Mỹ Tho works as the capital city and centre of economics, education, and technology for the Tiền Giang Province. Among its many sights include Vĩnh Tràng Temple, Cao Dai Temple, and Dong Tam Snake Farm.
My Tho can be reached by driving down Đường CN1, QL 1/QL1A and Tân Tạo - Chợ Đệm to TP Hồ Chí Minh -Trung Lương in tt. Tân Túc, this will take 19.4 kilometres. After that go down TP Hồ Chí Minh -Trung Lương to ĐT878 in Châu Thành for 43.1 kilometres. Continue down ĐT878, then follow QL1A to Ấp Bắc in Phường 10, tp. Mỹ Tho. Getting from Point A to Point B is possible in an hour and 21 minutes, covering a total distance of 71.8 kilometres.