Expats in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)


Basic Group Guidelines

Basic Group Guidelines

1. ALL post must be in ENGLISH (all other posts will be removed).

2. REFRAIN from giving insults/racist comments against anyone.

3. RESPECT the post of other members.

4. Don't SPAM the group with things you want to sell, promote or lease, ie keep it to a descent level.

5. May not be common to some, but please use your common sense.

6. Posts must be relevant for expats.

7. Don't spam the group with pictures.

8. Real Estate Agents are no longer welcome.

*YES. You can be banned by a simple bad behavior and/or violation of the basic group guidelines, especially when it's reported.

**Actions made on reported post are final.
ADMINS are not obliged to offer an explanation for the actions,.


♥♥♥COMPANIES looking to market their business/services in the group must offer a special discount for members.♥♥♥

Note for those wishing to join the group:
The group is getting about 700+ requests a week-- approval may be delayed.
Request to join from people with clear/identifiable profile pics gets approved ahead.



The Expats Group in Ho Chi Minh City is open to anyone with interest in Vietnam.
The aim of the community is to discuss topics and experiences regarding business, culture and life in Vietnam.

Intercultural skills:

Share information about country specific dos and don'ts in business and private life.
For example, posting fun/interesting stories about when one did this and it turned out like that.
Intercultural communication skills, basically.

Local knowledge:

Specific recommendations about places, restaurants, holiday places, clubs and other arrangements of interest when hanging around in the region.


Any kind of news that might be interesting for Expats in Ho Chi Minh City, for example, Fairs, exhibitions, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, golf courses, outdoor activities, trips,etc.

***An expatriate/expat is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country and culture other than that of the person's upbringing.
The word comes from the Latin terms ex ("out of") and patria ("country, fatherland"). –source wiki***

P.S.: THIS IS NOT A DATING SITE. If this is your intention, look elsewhere.


Tom Holgersson
Dick Yam
Donita Hernandez