When you step on board a Qatar Airways flight you can expect the highest standards of luxury – from generous space and legroom, to premium quality in-flight entertainment and services. Whether you are travelling for work or pleasure, when you choose flights from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City with Qatar Airways you are choosing to fly with one of the world’s best airlines.
As the largest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City is both an important financial and commercial centre and of immense historical and cultural significance. Visitors can discover this fascinating history and culture throughout Ho Chi Minh, in museums such as Ho-Chi-Minh Museum and in the picturesque colonial style architecture that characterises the city. Whilst this remarkable destination is certainly rich in historical wealth, it’s also a forward looking, modern metropolis home to glitzy shopping centres, luxury restaurants and upscale hotels.
Cambodia has opened up in recent years and is now a thriving commercial centre in the Far East with strong business connections across the globe. It is also an exotic location for travellers who enjoy exploring locations off the beaten path, and its international airport is one of the busiest in the region.
Passengers flying from Phnom Penh with Qatar Airways will discover that this major air hub still retains that Cambodian dedication to service and courtesy.
There are many staff eager to ensure that visitors using the airport have the best possible passenger experience from the moment they step through the air-conditioned doors to the moment they board the plane.
Parking and transportation
Taxis to and from the centre of Phnom Penh to the airport are plentiful, or alternatively for a traditional Cambodian experience you can take one of the three-wheeled taxis that swarm around the city.
These are cheap, cheerful and a true taste of Cambodian daily life. Hotels in the city are happy to arrange limousine transportation, while buses also serve the airport throughout the day and into the evening.
There is parking for up to 500 vehicles outside the main international terminal, but spaces tend to fill up very quickly.
Arriving at Phnom Penh International Airport
Passengers flying from Phnom Penh with Qatar Airways depart from the International Terminal. There are comfortable waiting lounges, including a VIP lounge for first class and business class travellers.
There are a total of 15 gates, five with airbridges and 10 with bus access, so it is relatively easy to locate the correct departure point for your flight.
Facilities and amenities
The International terminal has a good selection of facilities including free Wi-Fi access, a number of retail outlets and a good selection of restaurants and food vendors offering lighter refreshments.
A massage centre is located at Gate 5 in the Departures lounge, and there is also a duty free outlet for those last-minute impulse buys.
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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