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Ho Chi Minh City car rental information

Pick-up locationHo Chi Minh City
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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Ho Chi Minh City boasts numerous attractions, and driving Ho Chi Minh City car rentals is the best way to explore the city. Though the city has many buses operating various routes, they work on fixed schedules, making them unreliable when traveling through the city. On the other hand, a rental car gives you the independence to visit many beautiful places like Vung Tau Beach, about 75 km (47 miles) away, and Cao Dai Temple, around 78 km (48 miles) northwest of the city.
  • When visiting Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll land at Tan Son Nhat Airport (SGN), approximately 7 km (4 miles) from the city. Car rental agencies at the airport are located at the Arrivals Hall of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. You can choose a vehicle from various agencies, including Dollar, Enterprise, National, Hertz, and Avis. There are no shuttle services at the airport. Before booking, consider the requirements of various car rental agencies and book in advance.
  • Driving car rentals in Ho Chi Minh City can be challenging. Most drivers neglect traffic rules, including reckless overtaking, running past red lights, speeding, and driving on pavements. This way, you must use your horn to alert other drivers constantly. Also, the number of motorbikes on the road is high, and sudden stops by motorcycles increase the risk of accidents. In addition, most locals don't use helmets when riding motorcycles. Therefore, be careful when maneuvering your rental car for a successful trip.
  • Ho Chi Minh City receives heavy rainfall between May and November. Driving car rentals in Ho Chi Minh City during the rainy season can be difficult because of flooding. One of the streets affected by floods is National Highway Section 13. Before driving your rental car, listen to local weather news to know the weather to expect. Also, plan ahead and research routes less affected by floods for your journey to avoid inconveniences.
  • Book your rental car in Ho Chi Minh City at least 3 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Standard rental cars in Ho Chi Minh City are around 19% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Ho Chi Minh City?

    Based on our information, car rental agencies in Ho Chi Minh City only have manual transmission cars.

  • How much is gas price in Ho Chi Minh City?

    The average gas price in Ho Chi Minh City is C$ 4.86 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 58 and C$ 78, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Ho Chi Minh City?

    Standard (Class Standard Van or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Ho Chi Minh City?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does a Standard car rental cost in Ho Chi Minh City?

    A Standard car rental in Ho Chi Minh City costs C$ 230 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Full Size car rental cost in Ho Chi Minh City?

    A Full Size car rental in Ho Chi Minh City costs C$ 286 per day, on average.

  • What types of car are recommended for driving in Ho Chi Minh City?

    Most streets in the city are narrow. Therefore, consider driving a small car. This way, you can easily navigate the streets, despite many motorcycles in most parts of the city. Though the roads are well-paved, consider driving a 4WD, especially when driving to places far from the city. Again, you can maneuver the roads despite the weather condition. However, ensure the vehicle has a spacious interior and high performance for a comfortable journey.

  • What’s the speed limit in Ho Chi Minh City?

    Speed limits in the city depend on where you’re driving. If driving car rentals in Ho Chi Minh City on urban streets, the maximum speed limit is 60 km/h (37 mph). On Highways, maintain a maximum speed of 80 km/h (50 mph). The required speed for driving on rural roads is 40 km/h (25 mph). When approaching school zones, the maximum speed allowed is 30 km/h (18 mph) to ensure the safety of school children. Ho Chi Minh City has many speed limit signs to guide drivers and ensure road safety.

  • Where are the best places to park a car in Ho Chi Minh City?

    You can find a few spaces to park Ho Chi Minh City car rentals in downtown. However, parking can be hectic because of congestion. Thus, look for spacious but affordable parking lots near the streets. Some cheap parking lots in the city include Vincom Center Parking, Parking Vo Van Kiet, Tran Hung Dao car parking, and parking 24/24. Charges for parking in the city are around ₫5000 (about $0.20) per hour. On-street parking in the city ranges from ₫20000 ($0.85) and ₫25000 ($1.05) for the first 1 hour. However, the rates depend on the street.

Ho Chi Minh City car rental reviews and directory

Avis

6.7

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2 locations in Ho Chi Minh City

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27 06 Str Quarter 5 Thu Duc

+84 28 3535 8598

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00

Tan Son Nhat Airport

+84 28 3535 8596

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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Dollar

5.9

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One location in Ho Chi Minh City

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64 Road 38

+84 90 248 05 86

Monday08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday08:30 - 17:30
Wednesday08:30 - 17:30
Thursday08:30 - 17:30
Friday08:30 - 17:30

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car

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33a Truong Son, Ward 4

+84 90 300 02 01

Monday08:00 - 18:00
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