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How to Call for a Taxi in Vietnam  


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Calling a taxi in Vietnam is a relatively simple process, and all you need is the number of the taxi company you wish to use. In addition, we've also included some helpful Vietnamese phrases that will make your ride even more comfortable! photo: Dan Freeman To call a taxi in Vietnam, simply dial the number of the company you wish to use. Some popular taxi companies in Vietnam including their phone numbers are: Mai Linh…

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I've been to Vietnam a few times, and I've always struggled with knowing when to call for a taxi versus just flagging one down on the street. This article helped me make sense of the whole process!

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I have never had any issues with this but I know for people who are not used to being in the city at all, be it anywhere in the world, hailing a taxi can be a bit of a nightmare! 

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@pinkcherie This is a prime example of my sister. She never spent a lot of time in the city and our first time traveling to one, she had no clue what she was doing. I have stayed in many cities around the world so I know how to handle it.

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Never, ever take a cab that doesn't show the mileage and fee. A friend of mine ended up in a cab like this and paid twice the amount. Only finding this out on the ride back to his hotel. 

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@tbh23 I had this happen to me. Not in Vietnam but another place and I will tell you, I was not happy but there was nothing I could do about it! 

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If you know the basic greetings and lingo for getting a cab, you should not have any trouble. Sure, you have to keep an eye out for people looking to scam tourists but it is not a common thing in Vietnam. They want people to have a good experience and keep coming back. 

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