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Booking on line with vietnam airlines

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Booking on line with vietnam airlines

Help can someone please help me ...I am trying to book internal flights on Vietnam air.

When you are asked to put details in

You put in


then it asks for

Middle name first name

then surname.

My worry is when it asks for Middle name first name.

If I write Middle name first and then first name ..does this mean my e ticket will not match my passport.???? as my passort has first name then middle name and then surname. Would appreciate some help urgently.

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1. Re: Booking on line with vietnam airlines

It's a question that comes up frequently on here. As long as the spelling is correct you'll be fine which ever order you put them in. I usually do it in the order they ask for and have never had any problems.

The Vietnamese style of writing names is the reverse of western ways anyway i.e Family name, middle name then 1st name.

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2. Re: Booking on line with vietnam airlines

So if my name on passport is John James Smith

You think I should put in

James John


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3. Re: Booking on line with vietnam airlines

I tried several times to book online with Vietnam Airlines yesterday with no luck at all. Kept coming up with error message re name. I gave up and will book through a reputable TA in Vietnam

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It is not difficult. If your name is John Doe Smith, Put John Doe in the rist Box and Smith in the last. Take the time to figure out the slightly confusing contact info at the end, and make sure when filling in the Credit card info, that the spelling and order of your name is exactly the same as on the booking and not as it appears on the card.



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5. Re: Booking on line with vietnam airlines

My Husband and I had so many problems booking with Vietnam Air we ended up booking with Air Asia instead. Good luck ;)

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I found it easy to book , I fly with them in under 2 weeks , so we will see what happens

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7. Re: Booking on line with vietnam airlines

I had the same problem yesterday when booking online through Vietnam Airlines because I paying by credit card and the particulars would not match. I ended up putting in my first name and then second christian name as per my passport. I did not enter second middle name first. With the visa card I also typed in my second christian name (rather than the intial) and all went through smoothly. Hope this helps. As Bertie69 said as long as the ticket matches your passport you won't have any problems. Hope this helps.

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