10+ Best places to exchange currency in Ho Chi Minh City

Best places to exchange currency in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city in Vietnam, a large number of travelers visit the city and lots of expats live and work here. Did you only exchange currency at bank branches for safety reasons and convenience purposes? Did you compare prices at different bank branches? Have you ever exchange currency at gold shops? Let me share with you the best places to exchange currency in Ho Chi Minh City, including locations, opening hours, telephone numbers. These places include bank branches, jewelry (or gold) shops, money changers which not only are reliable but also offer good exchange rates and customer services.

Read more about pros and cons of exchanging currency at airports, gold shops, bank branches, and some great tips on exchanging currencies in Vietnam.

Tan Son Nhat Airport

Location: Truong Son Street, Ward 2, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City.

Where to exchange currency at Tan Son Nhat Airport?

International terminal

  • Next to departure gates 17, 18.
  • At the opposite of line D of check-in counters.
  • After customs officers.
  • Arrival hall.
  • Public area on the first floor (in the West): BIDV and Maritime currency exchange stalls.
  • Public area on the first floor (in the East): Vietinbank and Techcombank currency exchange stalls.

Domestic terminal

  • First floor: Vietinbank and ACB currency exchange stalls.

Best places to exchange currency in Saigon Backpacker Area

Gold shops in Saigon Backpacker Area

  • Kim Mai Gold Shop
    • Location: 84C Cong Quynh Street, Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located in Saigon Backpacker Area so that it is a favorite place of backpackers to exchange currency.
    • Tel: +84 28 3836 0412
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 20:00 daily.

Bank branches in Saigon Backpacker Area

  • SaigonBank
    • Location: 333 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:30 from Monday to Friday; 8:00 – 11:00 on Saturday; closes on Sunday.
  • ACB Cong Quynh
    • Location: 108 Cong Quynh Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:30, 19:00 – 21:00 from Monday to Friday; 7:30 – 11:00 on Saturday; closes on Sunday.
  •  VietinBank
    • Location: 125 Cong Quynh Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • SCB (Saigon Commercial Bank)
    • Location: 242 Cong Quynh Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 16:30; 7:30 – 12:00 on Saturday; closes on Sunday.

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Best places to exchange currency around Ben Thanh Market

Bank branches in around Ben Thanh Market

  • Vietinbank
    • Location: 13 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located across the West entrance of Ben Thanh Market.
  • Vietcombank District 1
    • Location: 231 – 233 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is less than 100 m from Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3822 8593
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Vietcombank Branch No. 4
    • Location: 231 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is less than 100 m from Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3822 8589
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • BIDV Bui Thi Xuan
    • Location: 38 Pham Hong Thai Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is less than 100 m from Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3824 6890
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 11:30, 13:00 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Vietcombank Ham Nghi
    • Location: 132 Ham Nghi Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is 250 m from Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3821 3379
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 11:30, 13:00 – 16:00 from Monday to Friday; closes on Saturday and Sunday.

Gold shops in around Ben Thanh Market

  • Ha Tam Jewelry Shop (Ha Tam Money Changer)
    • Location: 2 Nguyen An Ninh Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located across the West entrance of Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3823 7243
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 19:00 from Monday to Friday; 8:00 – 16:30 on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Ben Thanh Money Changer
    • Location: 30-36 Phan Boi Chau, Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located about 9 meters away from the West entrance of Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 28 3824 5950
  • Hoang Thu Jewelry (Hoàng Thứ Jewelry)
    • Location: 178 Le Thanh Ton, Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located across the North entrance of Ben Thanh Market.
    • Tel: +84 90 854 47 44
    • Opening hours: 9:00 – 19:00 daily.
  • Ben Thanh Jewelry
    • Location: 166 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Website: https://www.btj.com.vn
    • Tel: +84 28 38 230 510
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 20:30 daily.
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Best places to exchange currency in Ben Nghe Ward

Gold shops (jewelry shops) and money changers in Ben Nghe Ward

  • Hung Long Money Changer, Gold Key Watch & Jewelry
    • Location: 86 Mac Thi Buoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The money changer is located near Sheraton Saigon Hotel.
    • Tel: +84 28 3829 7887
    • Opening hours: 7:00 – 21:45 daily.
  • Therese Jewelry
    • Location: 9 Nguyen Thiep, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Tel: +84 28 3824 6011
    • Opening hours: 8:30 – 6:45 daily
  • Eximbank Money Exchange 59
    • Location: 135 Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The money exchange shop is situated near Sheraton Saigon Hotel.
    • Tel: +84 28 3823 1316
    • Opening hours: 7:00 – 22:00 daily.
  • Money Changer No. 3
    • Location: 109 Ho Tung Mau Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. The money changer is situated near Bitexco Financial Tower.
    • Tel: +84 90 969 02 35
  • Minh Thu
    • Location: 12 Le Loi, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Tel: +84 28 3823 8575

Bank branches in Ben Nghe Ward

  • Vietcombank
    • Location: 102 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Citibank
    • Location: Sunwah Building, 115 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Tel: +84 28 3521 1111
    • Opening hours: 8:30 – 17:30 on weekdays, closes at weekends.
  • Shinhan Bank
    • Location: 69 Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
    • Opening hours: 24/7.
  • Vietcombank Tower
    • Location: 5 Cong Truong Me Linh Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is located across Bach Dang Garden which is on the bank of Saigon River.
    • Tel: +84 28 3829 7245
    • Opening hours: 7:30 – 16:30 on weekdays, closes at weekends.
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Best places to exchange currency around Notre Dame Cathedral

  • HSBC Metropolitan
    • Location: 235 Dong Khoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. It is only 1 minute walking from Notre Dame Cathedral.
    • Tel: +84 28 3724 7247
    • Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00 on weekdays, closes at weekends.

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