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cyclo question

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cyclo question

Hello,

I will be in Vietnam this summer with my seven year old son. He probably would like to go on a cyclo ride. I've been reading TA a lot and we will definatly not take a cyclo in hcmc or hanoi. But is it ' safe' to take one in Hue or Hoi Ann? Or will i likely be scamed there also?

Hanoi, Vietnam
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1. Re: cyclo question

Hoi An is the only place in Vietnam where I was not scammed in a cyclo (Hue was the worst)

Even if you are scammed, I advise you not to give in to overcharging demands (I tell them to take me to the police, and they back down immediately).

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Hey AB,

If I was with a child I would avoid them totally. It is a bit sad that it has come to this but you should not expose your child to the possibility of a bad experience. IMO.

There are plenty of other fun things to do without the angst !!!

Mark

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3. Re: cyclo question

If ou book a cyclo ride through either a reputable tour agency or through your hotel desk you should be perfectly okay

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