Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Kota Kinabalu Flights
Tan Son Nhat International Airport
When you're traveling out of Ho Chi Minh City, make sure that you're getting the best deals on airfare and hotels by booking your reservations through ebookers. Tan Son Nhat International Airport, located four miles north of the centre of the city, is Vietnam's largest airport and has the capacity to handle over seventeen million passengers a year. Some of the airlines that service the airport include Air France, Air China, and Aeroflot, and flights travel to destinations from Sydney to Moscow.
Parking at the Airport
There's only one parking lot at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, and it caters to both long- and short-term parking customers. It's a surface parking without security, so if you're able to get a space, make sure that it's in a well-lit area as close to the terminal as possible. The airport assumes no responsibility for anything that happens to your car while it's parked there.
Transportation to the Airport
There are many ways to get to the airport in Ho Chi Minh City. You should keep in mind that not all of those ways are reliable, so choose your mode of transportation wisely. If you take a taxi to the airport, make sure that you take a metered car. If you take a cab without a meter, settle on a rate with the driver before you depart. Typical cab fare to the city centre is anywhere between 140,000 and 200,000 Vietnamese dong. Saigon Bus No.152 also runs between the city and the airport. The adult fare is VND 4,000.
Dining at the Airport
If you're hungry before an early flight, there are traditional and mainstream fast food options available. Check out the Kinh Do or the Phaner kiosks for delicious traditional Vietnamese pastries and coffee. The Trung Nguyen Coffee Shop serves delicious hot chocolate, sandwiches, and snacks. Once you book your flight out of Ho Chi Minh City with ebookers, you can focus on your next destination.
Kota Kinabalu International Airport
The Kota Kinabalu International Airport is located approximately five miles from downtown Kota Kinabalu, which is the state capital of Sabah, Malaysia. The airport is the second-busiest in Malaysia and handles close to six million passengers each year. Travellers can use ebookers to locate cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from a variety of airlines, including AirAsia, Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, and Korean Air.
Transportation in Kota Kinabalu
There is only one public method of transportation from the airport. Taxis provide rides for up to four people at a time at a rate of RM30. If you are traveling from the airport, you can purchase a coupon at the taxi counter, which is located at the arrivals counter. From there, you go outside to the taxi ranks and hand your coupon to the driver.
Weather in Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu experiences a tropical rainforest climate. There are two distinct monsoon seasons that occur from November to March and then from May until September. January to March is typically the dry season, and it is also the best time to visit. Temperatures are consistent year round with the average daytime high around twenty-nine degrees Celsius. Because of the wet season, mosquitoes can be extremely vicious, so be sure to bring insect repellent and wear long sleeves and long pants.
Things to Do
The beautiful lush foliage and clear waters make Kota Kinabalu an excellent holiday spot. Mount Kinabalu is one of the most popular attractions in the area. The summit is the highest peak between Mount Everest and the peaks of Puncak Jaya. The top can be reached without the need for specialized climbing gear, and most people reach the top in two to three days. The Mari Mari Cultural Village allows visitors to experience tribal village styles in Malaysia. There are plenty of activities to do and samples of local food and drink to experience. Travellers to Kota Kinabalu can plan ahead and use ebookers to locate deals on accommodation and other travel packages.
Cheap flights from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Kota Kinabalu
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to Kota Kinabalu
|Travel dates||Departure||Arrival||Stops:||Round-trip fares|
|Leave Sat, 20 Dec||Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (SGN)||Kota Kinabalu (BKI)||Malaysia Airlines||
|Return Sun, 28 Dec||Kota Kinabalu (BKI)||Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (SGN)||Malaysia Airlines|
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and Kota Kinabalu airports and terminals
Airports in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), VN
Tan Son Nhut Airport (SGN)
Distance from City Center: 3.5 miles
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Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.