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Vietnam International Shipping

If you've bought too much to easily carry home, you'll want to use one of the international shipping companies located in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) or Hanoi to ship your packages home.  If you plan to make large purchases (like beautiful teak furniture or beautiful Vietnamese woodcarving), it's useful to make arrangements with a shipping company before you leave home.

Companies with international shipping services in Vietnam:

Federal Express
We've used Fedex for shipping packages back from around the world. The service is fast (from some countries, ground/boat can take months) and they do a great job with fragile items. They'll provide boxes for you free of charge, and their agents are able to help you understand customs regulations for the destination country.  Fedex has locations in Saigon and Hanoi

Like Federal Express, DHL has locations in both Saigon and Hanoi.  DHL offers quick, reliable service and is sometimes less expensive than Federal Express.  We've had luck in a couple countries with DHL drivers being willing to come to our hotel and pick up our packages for no additional fee (which saved us a cab ride).

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