Money in Korea

Korean won is the currency used in South Korea. Cash and card are both widely accepted. We recommend having both. To ensure you get the best rates with the least possible fees. Click below to get yourself sorted before you leave for South Korea.

Entry into South Korea

From getting off the plane to arriving at your accommodation. Being organized around this area will 100% get your trip off to the best possible start.

Electricity

Korea uses C and F plug types. The standard voltage is 220 and the frequency is 60Hz. Many hotels will have adapted outlets, however purchasing an adapter before you go will have you more prepared for when you are out and about.

Hangul is the written language used in Korea. Many signs and other written content have English translations and subway announcements are announced in Korean and English. But, knowing some phrases and even how to read a little will help you get the absolute most out of your trip.

Language

Apps & SIM

Having a trustworthy connection and the right apps will open up a world of opportunities in Korea. From getting around to translating instructions, we've got you.

Transport

The transport infrastructure in South Korea is developed to the point where a car is not essential. Find out how to get a transport card, maps, apps, and ticket options here.

Food

Korea has a rich food culture. There are so many options it may get a little overwhelming. Check out the dishes we recommend and how to order.

Living in Korea

You may have just moved here or maybe you've been here for years. Whatever the case we want you to feel as comfortable as possible in your new home.

About

Easy In Korea is an organization founded by an Australian, focused on assisting fellow non-Koreans in South Korea.

Our mission is to provide practical solutions and recommendations to make travel or living in Korea easy and enjoyable.

Whether you are a first-time traveler to South Korea or have lived here for years, our aim is to make things as simple and easy as possible.

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