jestert79 (elite user) jestert79 posted November 10th, 2007 at 2:18 pm to Help!. Viewed 32 times. Answered 62 times.

I have a friend arriving on a flight at 10:30 pm in a few months. I'm going to meet him at the airport. What are the best transport options to/from the airport? I know I can take bus 7 or 17 there, but maybe a taxi would be better (but more expensive.) I've heard there's a lot of ripping off with taxis from the airport, but also that there are some where you just pay a flat rate and they take you anywhere in the city for something like $10. Anyone know what these look like, what company they are, etc.?

newblueworld newblueworld posted May 25th, 2020 at 7:40 am to Help!. Viewed 62 times. Not yet answered.

I need to renew my US license and I received a letter stating that I have to fill out a form, and get an optician to do a Snellen test, fill out the form and sign it with their professional license number. Has anybody done this? It's not clear as to wether this works for opticians outside of the US. If so, where did you go and did the form filing work? Thanks! https://dmv.ny.gov/forms/mv619.pdf Vision Test Report (PDF) (MV-619) 1 completed by a physician physician's assistant ophthalmologist optometrist optician registered nurse nurse professional

amcollins amcollins posted March 17th, 2017 at 10:11 am to Help!. Viewed 14 times. Answered once.

Does anyone know of tanning beds in Hanoi? Not looking to get orange or anything but if anyone knows of any spas that would be great.

augustineblues augustineblues posted May 1st, 2020 at 11:25 am to Help!. Viewed 65 times. Answered 5 times.

Does anyone of you have any clues about restrictions on foreigners flying to Vietnam in the coming time, say May? My partner has an essential employee letter from his company and covid-19 testing results also issued by his company (negative, of course). Does that suffice to exempt him from the 14-day quarantine upon arrival? Many thanks in advance.

opera (elite user) opera posted March 29th, 2020 at 2:07 am to Help!. Viewed 20 times. Answered once.

I returned to Hanoi the exact day they closed the border. I flew back to Singapore. My Vietnamese visa cards are not working in the ATMs. (my fault sincee I have never used them in ATMs before). I can pay for large purchases with them but I need cash for daily items. Both banks do not have a representative in Singapore. Any idea how I can get cash ?

orinrobinson orinrobinson posted March 17th, 2020 at 12:58 pm to Help!. Viewed 18 times. Answered once.

Hi I would like to ship my bicycle from Hanoi, Vietnam to Dublin, Ireland, Does anyone know the best service to use? or has anyone experienced a similar issue and can provide any advice or input? I seem to have difficulty when it comes to exportings goods from Vietnam to Ireland.

Proview35 Proview35 posted August 13th, 2014 at 3:27 am to Help!. Viewed 19 times. Answered 13 times.

Hi All, I know this question has been asked a million times before. So I apologize in advance even though I have done my research to other questions. I was wanting to know if their was an easier way to send money back to my home country from Vietnam. In the past, I have had a difficult time with Western Union and MoneyGram as they allow money to be brought in. Unfortunately, these companies will not let money to be taken out of the country. Any suggestions?

KandA (elite user) KandA posted April 5th, 2008 at 3:36 pm to Help!. Viewed 44 times. Answered 15 times.

Does anyone know where to buy packs of silica gel? moisture absorbent for packing with electrical goods etc. we haven't come across silica gel street .....yet!

babstakahashi babstakahashi posted February 24th, 2012 at 7:59 am to Help!. Viewed 2 times. Answered once.

Hi anyone out there know where I can go for this??

Eric_H Eric_H posted September 4th, 2012 at 9:52 pm to Help!. Viewed 218 times. Answered 15 times.

What are Vietnamese laws on prescription drugs like adderall or ritalin? Is it available, how does one go about getting a prescription. I have been off mine for a little but need a refill for some days i need the extra focus. Do the street pharmacies carry anything that would be an equivalent? Thanks

leeman leeman posted July 11th, 2019 at 4:31 am to Help!. Viewed 25 times. Answered 4 times.

Anyone know where I can have my shoes repaired and not the guys on the street. I need new soles put on. Thanks

Nobel Nobel posted October 5th, 2018 at 10:14 am to Help!. Viewed 10 times. Answered twice.

Hello all, Which ministry department oversees the insurance industry, specifically an international insurance company (Liberty Insurance). Any info would be appreciated.

mmcdonald mmcdonald posted April 16th, 2009 at 2:55 pm to Help!. Viewed 19 times. Answered 23 times.

Hi Everyone Some questions about Squash, the game, not the food. a) Are the squash courts at the Hanoi Club the only ones in town? b) If they are can you pay a day rate and play, as $3000 a year is too steep for my pockets? c) If there are others, where are they and can you pay daily or do you to have to join? d) If any one is a member of the Hanoi Club and would like to play - please get in touch! Average ability. e) I am also a qualified teacher and coach, so if you would like some tuition also get in touch we can work out payment details later. Many Thanks Mike McDonald

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astrelgraphs astrelgraphs posted September 21st, 2019 at 3:32 pm to Help!. Viewed 8 times. Answered once.

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Kyliemac Kyliemac posted September 3rd, 2011 at 12:12 pm to Help!. Viewed 6 times. Answered 9 times.

Hi there, Was wondering if anyone could help ? My husband has signed us up to a house that really isn't appropriate as stairs etc are a safety issue for my small children, I know I can baby proof the stairs but everything but a small lounge room is upstairs which means we don't actually utilize any other part of the house as that would involve lugging 2 kids up 4 flights of stairs go use the rooftop terrace as well as drinks food etc that we would need when up there. He Has signed us up for a 12 month lease and want to know the likelihood of getting out of this. Also the contract states that by September (been here sin July) we have to cough up the entire 12 months rent in advance (in 3 month blocks of payment since July) is this normal ? It's an awful lot of money to pay upfron...

Boovan Boovan posted September 9th, 2019 at 5:24 am to Help!. Viewed 7 times. Answered once.

Hi I’m looking for a place with one year contract preferably walking distance to this address. Please contact me if you have any or may know someone.Alley 689 Lạc Long Quân, phường Phú Thượng, quận Tây Hồ, Hà Nội.

Ms Pam Ms Pam posted August 14th, 2019 at 8:24 am to Help!. Viewed 4 times. Not yet answered.

Hi there, Back to Hanoi from 5 years in Hochiminhcity. So I don’t really sure the place can swimming? And price pls! Thanks

wipper wipper posted June 16th, 2015 at 10:39 am to Help!. Viewed 13 times. Answered once.

Hi, I'm heading back up to Hanoi in the next couple of days. I'm thinking of buying a bike and heading up to Sapa. I was just wondering if anybody knows of anywhere I can keep some of my luggage, that's safe and secure ?? Thank you. Paul

leeman leeman posted July 27th, 2019 at 10:44 am to Help!. Viewed 5 times. Not yet answered.

Needing A2 motorcycle license, I have a Vietnamese license in the old format, not the new 12 digit format. Can this be changed to the new formate or will I need to do the exam again? Let me know if you there is a service to do this or help retaking the motorcycle exam. Thanks

leeman leeman posted July 19th, 2019 at 12:59 am to Help!. Viewed 2 times. Not yet answered.

Hello all, I need someone who is good with Photoshop to edit some text on a photo. Any recommendations are welcomed. Thanks

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