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buy airline ticket before obtaining visa letter? Or?

  • cynthiawinn

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    Hi all, is it better to have an airline ticket in hand before applying on line for travel visa in Vietnam? Or? Thanks.

    #1 Posted: 4/10/2012 - 12:20

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  • daawgon

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    Yes, I would buy the ticket first - VOA only takes 2 days for turnaround

    #2 Posted: 4/10/2012 - 17:46

  • Benno

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    18th January, 2012
    Posts: 36

    I agree with above.
    If you are just a tourist, then the VISA will be granted - unless you are on a blacklist.
    But the ticket so you don't miss out ar end up missing out on the cheapies. Sometimes the VISA on arrival people want flight details in the application.

    #3 Posted: 27/10/2012 - 03:34

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