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This document is an agreement between you (as a Travelfish member) and Travelfish Pty Ltd.

Your acceptance of these terms of use are indicated by you signing up as a Travelfish member or simply by browsing the Travelfish site. We suggest you read these terms of use carefully before joining as a Travelfish member. If these terms of use are significantly changed all members will be advised that changes have been made.

User guidelines

We use what we believe to be a “strict but fair” moderation policy on You’re expected to be civil and if that is too much to ask, we suggest you consider other travel websites. Please see our User Guidelines page for detailed policies regarding posting on Any contribution you post on the site may be edited by Travelfish as deemed appropriate.

We prefer not to have to spend hours checking contributions, however the following will be removed and repeat offenders banned.


Any contribution you make to the Travelfish website may be used by Travelfish in the future. You license us the non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide rights to reproduce, communicate, edit and adapt any content or material you post or upload to


Spammers are banned as soon as we find them. Members who repeatedly break the above guidelines will be banned. We may or may not issue a warning beforehand. Impersonating other users or running multiple accounts qualify for banning.

Any account belonging to a travel agent or a Vietnam-based business (note the exception above) will be banned.

We ban very very few account (not counting spammers, who we ban daily).

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