Practical Information

Korean Currency and Money Exchange

Korea’s official monetary unit is the won.(₩, KRW)

Credit Card

Most businesses in Korea widely accept payment by
credit cards, including major hotels, department stores
and shops. Be sure check the service availability before
making any purchases.


Global ATMs exclusively for international travelers
are readily available for those who need to withdraw
cash in Korean won.


The standard voltage in Korea is 220 volts. The outlet has two round holes and is same type as that of which are used in France, Germany, Austria, Greece, Turkey, and many other countries.
If you do not have a travel adapter, you can borrow one from your hotel’s front desk. It is available for purchase in duty-free shops or convenience stores at Incheon International Airport.


You can enjoy all four seasons in Korea. Summer starts on June until August, Autumn begins on September until early November, the weather drops negative during winter on December until March, and everything blossoms on spring from April to May.

Make sure to bring the appropriate clothing for the time you visit Korea.

Average Weather in Korea in May
Minimum temperature (°C) 12.6
Maximum temperature (°C) 22.8
Rainfall (mm) 102.2

Helpful Numbers

Finally, make sure to have some of these numbers registered on your mobile in case of emergency situations or to ask assistance while traveling.
Korea Travel Hotline: 1330
Available 24/7, you can call and ask assistance for any travel related issues or complaints when in Korea.
Service is offered in Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese.
Emergency Calls
Police Department 112
Fire Department 119
Medical Emergencies 1339

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