If your are a foreign visitor and would like to get mobile phone roaming service, visit the roaming center on the ground floor at Incheon Airport, where several telecommunication companies are operating roaming centers. For roaming service, you can automatically roam using one’s own mobile phone or rental roaming by renting a phone with a local number. Automatic roaming is more convenient but expensive. However, for some countries and phones, the service is not available.
|SKT Mobile phone roaming center||+82-32-743-4036|
|KTF Mobile phone roaming center||+82-32-743-4072|
|LGT mobile phone roaming center||+82-32-743-4019|
Value-Added Tax (VAT) is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10%. This tax is included in the retail price. In tourist hotels, this 10% tax applies to rooms, meals and other services and is included in the bill.
Tipping is not customary in Korea. Sometimes, expensive restaurants and luxury hotels may add a service charge of 10%. So, it is not necessary to leave a tip since it will be included in the bill.
When Indicating Korean Time : Present Time (GMT+9) / No daylight savings time
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|Business||Weekdays||Saturdays||Sundays / Holidays|
|Banks||9:30 am - 4:30 pm||Closed||Closed|
|9 am - 6 pm||Closed||Closed|
|Post Offices||9 am - 6 pm||9 am - 1 pm||Closed|
|Department Stores||10:30 am - 8 pm||10:30 am - 8 pm||10:30 am - 8 pm|
Typically one day per month (usually a Monday) department stores are closed to the public. However, closings will vary from store to store.
|Emergency Rescue Service||119|
|Emergency Police Service||112|
|Emergency Medical Consultation||1339|
|Korea Hospital Association||(02) 718-7521|
|Korea Coast Guard||1588-0333|
|Gangwon Provincial Fire Headquarters||(033) 249-5111|
|Ministry of Culture & Tourism||(02) 3704-9114|
|Gangwon Provincial Government||(033) 254-2011|
What to Wear: Gangwon-do belongs to the temperate zone, which is characterized by four distinct seasons. The average annual temperature in Seoul is 12.9 C. However, it has a wide annual temperature range, with the highest temperature in summer reaching 36.1 C, and the lowest temperature in winter falling to -13.7; therefore finding suitable clothes for the weather is important for a trip to Gangwon-do. For current weather conditions, check out.