Planning to travel to South Korea soon but not sure what's the best way to pay for goods and services in Seoul and beyond? Want to avoid expensive money exchange costs when you arrive in Korea? The issue of how to pay in Korea, whether you should use cash, card, or some other payment means, is a common problem for travellers and one I hope to resolve in this article.
If you’re planning a trip to South Korea, you’ve probably considered getting a Korean SIM card or an alternative, such as an eSIM, pocket WiFi router, or free WiFi. Learn how to get a tourist SIM card at Incheon Airport, what data and call plans are available, how much SIM cards cost, and lots more in this detailed guide. Discover how to stay connected wherever you go in Korea.
Want to know how to get cheap flights to Korea, when to book flights to Korea, and where to find the best prices? Not sure if you can fly direct to Korea and which airline you should use? Want essential tips for flying to Korea in 2023 and what to prepare before you travel and when you arrive?
Did you know you can use the Wise card in Korea to pay most of your purchases, withdraw cash from ATMs, and as a safe alternative to your regular credit card? I use the Wise card to spend money in Korea and when I travel to other countries as it's a great way to exchange money between over 50 currencies when you're travelling, including Korean won.
Korea has amazing public transport systems which are cheap, run on time, and run regularly. However, for tourists in Korea it's often easier (and sometimes cheaper) to take a taxi between destinations. The good news for foreigners in Korea is that there's a taxi-booking app in Korea called Kakao Taxi that will let you book taxis in English and with no added fees.
Want to know where to buy a T-Money Card in Korea? Unfamiliar with how to use the T-Money Card and what the main advantages of it are? Not sure about how to pay for transportation tickets, what the fares will be, and whether you'll have the right change? This guide to the T-Money Card, the best Korean transportation card, will solve all your problems.
Since September 1st, 2021, Korea has required travellers from 112 countries to apply for the Korea-ETA (K-ETA). This article will explain who needs the K-ETA, how to apply for the K-ETA, and answer a range of other questions regarding this new travel document.