ANP 2016 Travel Advice
A Vietnam visa is required for all nationalities except those eligible for a visa exemption. With the visa exemption program, visitors can enter Vietnam with just their passport and a return ticket. If these visitors wish to stay longer than the stated period, they can apply for a visa at a local Vietnamese embassy or consulate; or apply online for a visa-on-arrival.
Click link below to open the webpage on country list of visa exemption:
Getting to the Hotel / conference venue
This year conference venue is The New World Saigon Hotel. Hotel address:
76 Lê Lai, Bến Nghé, 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
Tel: +84 8 3822 8888
To get to the hotel, there are two options:
Option 1: Airport Limo service – Delegates can hire airport limo which will cost approx. USD10 or VND200,000.00. Delegates can obtain this service via counter located within arrival hall (nearby baggage carousel) and after exiting arrival hall (before exiting airport building).
Option 2: Local metered cab / taxi service – Delegates are advised to use service offered by company known as “Mai Linh”. “Mai Linh” taxi counter locates on your left hand side once delegates exit the arrival gate. “Mai Linh”taxi can be identified by the color they use. Their fleet color is green. Below is the logo of “Mai Linh” company.
Average charge they take from airport to hotel is around VND130,000 to VND150,000 inclusive airport toll (VND10,000).
Note: Please obtain taxi info card (stating the taxi number you took. Issued by taxi officer before entering the taxi) and keep this card because on this card, the taxi number will be written on it for reference purpose. This card is for passenger. If the taxi driver asks for this card or request you give this card to him, this is the first sign that you will be ripped off. Under no circumstances this card to be given to them.