|Passengers line up at Miền Đông bus station in HCM City to buy tickets for the Tết holiday last year. – Photo nld.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — HCM City’s Miền Đông (Eastern) and Miền Tây (Western) bus stations will begin selling tickets for the Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday in January.
Bình Thạnh District’s Miền Đông bus station is selling Tết tickets from January 6 to February 11. The bus station said it expected to see a 2 per cent increase in passengers travelling for Tết compared to the same period last year.
Bình Tân District’s Miền Tây bus station will sell Tết tickets from January 26 to February 10, and expects to see a 5 to 7 per cent increase in customers over last year.
Both stations will charge around 20-60 per cent more for Tết trips, depending on the time and destination.
Ticket booths at the stations will operate from 5am-7pm daily during the special period. Passengers can also purchase tickets online. — VNS