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The former Saigon – still known as such by many Vietnamese and foreign visitors alike – is a powerhouse of creative and commercial energy and positively drives the bulk of Vietnam’s economy. As in many emerging states, the ultra-modern rubs shoulders with traditional elements, and here you’ll find a fascinating mix of smart boutiques, old street markets, big shopping malls and classy restaurants. Ho Chi Minh City has a bewildering urban collage, a fascinating blend of old and new that always delights.
One of the world’s leading financial centres, Frankfurt is a thriving city that also has plenty of cultural attractions.
It is well served by its incredibly efficient airport, which has a reputation for excellence and is regarded as one of Europe’s main air transport hubs.
Passengers flying from Frankfurt with Qatar Airways will find a clean, incredibly well run airport where staff are keen to ensure that the passenger experience is a particularly good one. Facilities are exceptional, particularly for business passengers.
Transportation and parking
The Regional Train Station (platforms 1-3) is located beneath Terminal 1. From here, S-Bahn commuter trains run to and from the centre of Frankfurt, with a journey time of 15 minutes from the city’s central station to the airport.
Platforms 4-7 are for long-distance trains from other locations such as Cologne, making this a convenient airport for passengers travelling from across Germany. Regular buses and shuttles run from the centre of Frankfurt and take approximately 15 minutes. Taxis are plentiful and take around 20-30 minutes depending on the traffic and the time of day.
Parking for around 14,000 vehicles is available in multi-storey buildings and a long-term parking area is located south of the runways with a regular shuttle bus linking to the terminals.
Arriving in Frankfurt
Passengers flying from Frankfurt with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1, Concourse B. The Departures level including check-in counters is on the upper floor. Allow at least 1-2 hours before your flight is scheduled to depart to clear check in and customs.
Facilities and amenities
The sheer scale of amenities at Frankfurt, particularly for business travellers, is exceptional. The ‘Airport City’ offers a complete business centre as well as shopping, relaxation and hotel services.
The Airport City Mall near Terminal 1 has a complete range of national and international retailers, including luxury brands and high-end goods.
Children’s play areas keep the younger travellers happy, while an outstanding selection of refreshment vendors, restaurants and on-the-go snacks cater to passengers’ food and drink needs. Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport and is free for the first 30 minutes.
Also known by its original Vietnamese name of Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is one of Asia’s powerhouses and a city on the rise. After the conflict of the 1960s and ‘70s, Ho Chi Minh City is going through a massive redevelopment, transforming it into one of the leading high-tech cities in Asia. This attracts investment and entrepreneurs, making it a perfect destination for business travellers.
But Ho Chi Minh City isn’t just about business and progress, and there’s plenty of ancient tradition for tourists to see. Book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a world of contrasts – ancient temples and monuments sit alongside ultra-modern skyscrapers, and a warm, friendly welcome is guaranteed whatever your reasons for travelling to this unique city.
To understand the culture and complex history of Vietnam, a visit to the Museum of Vietnamese History, at the intersection of Le Duan Street and Nguyen Binh Khiem, is a must. This impressive colonial building houses an internationally important collection of artefacts charting the history of the country. It is also surrounded by the Botanical Gardens – a peaceful and tranquil oasis in the middle of what is a very busy and noisy city.
For a more recent rendition of historical events, the Ho-Chi-Minh Museum, at Duong Nguyen Tat Thanh, Dist. 4, gives you a fascinating insight into the life of the man who unified North and South Vietnam after the end of hostilities.
Ho Chi Minh City has 12 mosques, the largest and most impressive of which is the Central Mosque, built in the 1930s. You’ll also find some beautiful older religious buildings such as the Thien Hau Pagoda and the Phung Son Tu Pagoda.
Flights to Ho Chi Minh City with Qatar Airways land at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Ho Chi Minh City please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Vietnamese Dong (VND)
Voltage: 220 V 50 Hz
Plugs: Type A / C / D
International dialing code: +84
More Information: Read our Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide
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