Ho Chi Minh can be a bit draining (specially for long term traveler), One quick getaway from the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh city is the costal town of Mui Ne. Located at the southern part of central Vietnam, Mui Ne offers beautiful landscapes, cultural experiences and some opportunity to bask under the Sun on the beach. Continue reading
Most people struggle on coming up on what other things to do when planning for trips to Ho Chi Minh. Some get stuck to just doing a city tour and eating on the side streets. But there’s more to Saigon than these. Check out these 10 things you need to do in Ho Chi Minh City when you visit for more ideas! Continue reading
Probably one of the best cities in Southeast Asia if you are a fan of walking tours. Doing a Ho Chi Minh City Walking Tour is relatively easy even for beginners. Most of the attractions are at walking distance from each other. They can also be reached with leisurely walks along the tree lined streets of Saigon. Continue reading
Ho Chi Minh, specifically District 1 in Vietnam has plenty of hostels and hotels alike that you can choose from. Ranging from as little as $3 to as much as $100 you can definitely find your match in the area. As for me I found Kiki’s House Saigon. Being on a budget and traveling with friends, I was tasked to find a clean, comfortable yet affordable accommodation in District 1. Continue reading
Bangkok is a popular destination and often the first port of call for anyone who’s visiting Thailand for the first time.
The capital city never stops, with busy streets, constant traffic and famous nightlife all combining to create that unique Bangkok atmosphere. Continue reading
Siem Reap is the city adjacent to the ancient city of Angkor that hosts travelers from around the world who’s main objective is explore the temple of the ancient city of Angkor. However, there are other things to do in siem reap beyond the temple hopping experience in Angkor Wat Complex. Here’s a quick list of Other Things To Do In Siem Reap Continue reading
Whenever someone asks me “what is it there to see in Viet Nam” I always reply with “You are asking the wrong question, you should be asking what is there to taste in Viet Nam”. So it was a delight to learn that there’s a group in Ho Chi Minh that provides free tours for tourists thanks to the Saigon Free Walking Tours. Continue reading
Being centrally located in the up and coming travel destination that is Taipei is a must when exploring the city. Fortunately, the Ximen district -Taipei’s heart – houses more than a handful of hostels and hotels that can fit most of your accommodation needs. Being my group of friend’s defacto organizer I began searching for a good hostel that would fit everyone’s wants while working on a budget. After adjusting my filters on my search in Booking.com I was so happy to find a property that met all of what I was looking for; Ximen Wow Hostel.
Sometimes you just start a plan then it just rolls like a snowball and gets a little too big. Anyone who can relate to that? Hahahaha! Well that is what happened on my last trip to Taipei. I invited a couple of friends to go visit my favorite city out of the Philippines, then another friend new about it and told another friend who then told another friend! Us three became twelve people by the time of our trip! It was overwhelming.
I usually take the bus from Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei Main station and just walk from there to Ximen where I usually stay. Easy right? Yeah if you are small group…. laggingf twelve people with you in an ungodly hour may not be a good experience for your friends. So I thought that I had to get small van to transport us from the airport to the hotel. I looked at the usual sites like KKDay and Klook but they seem to be too expensive as per my backpacker instincts. I always plan ahead of time but the stinginess in me just kicked in and I just cant bear to pay that much.
I dug deeper into the depths of Google and checked on more options. I then stumbled upon a saving grace, MyFunNow.com. The site also has an App that makes the booking experience a lot better! Being a budget traveler I always make sure that I compare my options to get the one that offers the best value!
I also checked on other popular travel sites but they seem to add so much fees after their published rates that makes it pricey. They also ask to book at least a week ahead while FunNow only needs at least 8 Hours to fix your van transfer and sometimes even upon arrival! Long story short, I decided to go with FunNow and booked two vans to shuttle all 12 of us from the Airport to our Hostel.
How To Book
- Download the FunNow App on from the Google Play Store or IOS Store
- Search for your desired service (Ex. Transfer Service)
- Click on Pick Time and choose your desired pickup time.
- Click on Book and choose additional services (Optional)
- Add your flight details and your hotel’s address.
- Proceed to the payment page and key in your payment details to finalize your booking
- Confirmation will show up on your bookings page in the app while you will also receive a confirmation email containing your driver’s contact information.
- You will then be fetched at the arrival area of the terminal that you specified.
- They will wait for you for 60 minutes for free from the time that you specify.
- If you need assistance they also have 12 hour customer support from 9:00-13:00 via Line @myfunnow application.
Whats app :+852 96882148 (9:00- 23:00).
The vans that we used smelled good and had GPS so we knew that we were going to the right place. The drivers also were attentive to their driving and drove on a speed that felt safe but not slow. What I love most about the drivers is that they are the jolliest of all people even if it was 3 in the morning! Having so much fun with people from traveling in such a short time is a great way to start an awesome trip. Because of that I think people should know more about FunNow. Not only your save money from activities and services, but you also get the best experience out of it. So next time I visit Taiwan or cities like Hong Kong I will surely check out FunNow’s offerings to save money !