Getting There

By Bus or Car -- Phan Thiet is just 3 hours from Saigon. The tourist cafe buses connect here from Nha Trang and Dalat, as well as Saigon, and Sinh Café covers all the bases from their Mui Ne Resort (144 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Ham Tien; tel. 062/384-7542;, or just ask at any hotel front desk for car rentals or return bus tickets. A private car can be hired for around $80 each way. Vietnam Vespa Adventures (168 De Tham St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City; tel. 08/3920-3897) is an excellent new company running multiday tours to Mui Ne from Ho Chi Minh City. Book with them to roll into town in style on lovingly restored vintage Vespa scooters.

Getting Around

By Taxi/Motorcycle Taxi -- There are two reliable companies. The nationwide Mai Linh taxi company (tel. 062/389-8989) has new cars and minivans with meters that start at 12,000 VND for the first 2km (1 1/4 miles). Duy Sang Taxi (tel. 062/383-3833) has slightly older four-door sedans, and the meter starts at 10,000 VND. There are also plenty of drivers on motorbikes ready to shuttle you to your destination. Expect to pay 10,000 VND to 20,000 VND for a ride of 2 to 3km (1 1/4-1 3/4 miles).

Fast Facts

Banks & Currency Exchange -- Vietcombank has a branch with all services (including ATM) at 87 Duong 19/4 (tel. 062/373-9065; open daily 8-11am and 1:30-5pm, Sat in the morning only). In Mui Ne, there is a 24-hour Vietcombank ATM beside the Saigon Mui Ne Resort.

Internet -- There are several places offering Internet services on the main street of Mui Ne, Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street. Expect to pay around 5,000 VND per hour. Most resorts offer free Internet access. Service is faster and more reliable at newer places like Terracotta.

Post Office -- The Government Post Office is at the corner of Nguyen Hue and Tran Phu in Phan Thiet (open daily 6:30am-10pm). In Mui Ne, there's a post office at the Swiss Village (44 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St.; tel. 062/374-1015; open daily 7:30am-8pm)

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.