Some prestige travel agencies

Saigontourist
45 Le Thanh Ton, D1 08 3827 9279

Exotissimo
261-263 Phan Xich Long, Phu Nhuan D 08 3995 9898
49 Huynh Tinh Cua, D3 08 3936 2112

JTB-TNT
9A Nam Quoc Cang, D1 08 3920 3040

Du lich Ben Thanh
82 Calmette, D1 08 3822 2979

Thien Nien Ky
220 Đe Tham, D1 08 3837 8276

MI-VN
132 Ham Nghi, D1 08 3844 4668

Fiditour
127-129A Nguyen Hue, D1 08 3914 1414

Vietravel
190 Pasteur, D3 08 3822 8898

Hoa Binh Viet Nam
60 Vo Van Tan, D3 08 3930 4607

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