I booked my flight via Philippine airlines and Cebupacific, total of $250usd RT. As soon as I arrived in Saigon International Airport, i looked for the bus 152 at the airport exit.
This bus is probably the cheapest means of transportation to get out of the airport. I just pay 5000 dong for myself, and another 5000 dong for my baggage.
Get off at Ben Thanh Market and took a cab heading to Saigon Pearl in which I stayed for 1 week. I cannot suggest for an accommodation, since I stayed with my cousin here for free. But you may opt for Booking.com to check for cheapest accommodation available.
The weather in Ho Chi Minh is like in Manila, it’s HOT! It a beautiful country yet i must warn you! You’re gonna love to buy bags and shoes because it’s cheaper here!
There are plenty of motorcycles everywhere, and with regards to transportation, you must be familiar of bus number destination 🙂 It’s pretty cheap though.
Since I didn’t travel alone, we usually take a cab. Not much people can speak English!