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Vietnam Master Thread
« on: June 27, 2012, 06:39:09 PM »
Anyone ever been?

Thoughts?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2012, 07:01:11 PM »
LY got a license to fly to Hanoi a few days ago.
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 07:58:41 PM »
Superflyer has in that crazy trip he took (I know that's not very specific) but I'm referring to this one
 http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=8814.0
I think but I'm not sure

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2012, 08:12:26 PM »
Superflyer has in that crazy trip he took (I know that's not very specific) but I'm referring to this one
 http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=8814.0
I think but I'm not sure
Its one pic.

SF, any more details?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2012, 08:13:10 PM »
Superflyer has in that crazy trip he took he's taking (I know that's not very
specific) but I'm referring to this one
 http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=8814.0
I think but I'm not sure
FTFY
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: June 27, 2012, 08:37:57 PM »
FTFY
Oh right he's still in the way to Vegas :)

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Flying into Vietnam
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2012, 04:30:32 PM »
Anyone know which cities in 'north' Asia have direct flights into Vietnam with the OneWorld alliance, so Avios can be used?
For example, I can find Hong Kong to HAN on Dragon Air for 9k rt + $70 of fees.

Any other ideas from Korea, Japan, China...?

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Re: Flying into Vietnam
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2012, 02:47:45 AM »
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2012, 06:46:22 PM »
Anyone spend time at Chabad in Ho Chi Minh? Food edible?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2012, 08:36:03 AM »
Anyone spend time at Chabad in Ho Chi Minh? Food edible?
Shouldn't this be in the restaurant thread :P
Though seriously; if you're traveling to Nam I don't think you have too many options....

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2012, 10:35:14 AM »
Shouldn't this be in the restaurant thread :P
Though seriously; if you're traveling to Nam I don't think you have too many options....

Other choice is to bring...

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2012, 10:57:26 AM »
Haven't been there but I find it hard to imagine that it would be soooo bad that you have to shlepp food from the US.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2012, 03:02:59 PM »
I spent a few months there couple of years ago I would be more than happy to answer any question about Vietnam

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2012, 06:53:33 PM »
Anyone spend time at Chabad in Ho Chi Minh? Food edible?
I spent there a Shabbos and the food was pretty good

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2012, 06:23:47 AM »
I spent there a Shabbos and the food was pretty good
Was the meal full of tourists or business men?
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2012, 10:04:34 PM »
Was the meal full of tourists or business men?
There were maybe 40 people mostly business men and locals

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: January 17, 2013, 11:02:43 AM »
I spent a few months there couple of years ago I would be more than happy to answer any question about Vietnam

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Thinking about going to SGN, any tips?
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2013, 01:31:51 AM »
Hmm...Burn Jetsetter credit for 2 nights here with a private pool, but be a 25 minute taxi to the chabad house: http://www.jetsetter.com/hotels/vietnam/ho-chi-minh-city/2777/an-lam-saigon-river?nm=serplist&cl=2&ca=view-more

Or use 2 Hyatt anniversary certs here and be walking distance to chabad?
http://saigon.park.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?null
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2013, 02:27:54 AM »
Hmm...Burn Jetsetter credit for 2 nights here with a private pool, but be a 25 minute taxi to the chabad house: http://www.jetsetter.com/hotels/vietnam/ho-chi-minh-city/2777/an-lam-saigon-river?nm=serplist&cl=2&ca=view-more

Or use 2 Hyatt anniversary certs here and be walking distance to chabad?
http://saigon.park.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?null

I would take the PH

Pics of that 'hotel' look like they are overrating the place.

Just make sure you get to NZ before moish :D
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2013, 02:30:34 AM »
I would take the PH

Pics of that 'hotel' look like they are overrating the place.

Just make sure you get to NZ before moish :D
Forgot to say, both are rated #1 on TR:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g293925-d2370854-Reviews-An_Lam_Saigon_River-Ho_Chi_Minh_City.html

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g293925-d577218-Reviews-Park_Hyatt_Saigon-Ho_Chi_Minh_City.html

Does that change anything?

Don't have the time to do NZ.  Thinking of 3 nights in SIN and 2 nights anywhere nearby with kosher food, which is why SGN came to mind. Have a better suggestion?
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