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Visit South Korea

The country in Asia where the official language is Korean (Pyojuneo) and the currency Korean Republic won (KRW), this is South Korea.

Seoul is the capital and also one of the popular cities.

Other cities which are good to visit are Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju.

During your journey around South Korea, you can taste Chap Chae (Stir-Fried Korean Noodles), Bossam (Korean Pork Belly), Sam Gae Tang (Korean Stuffed Chicken Soup With Ginseng), Kimchi Jjigae (Spicy Kimchi Stew), Seollangtang (Korean Ox Bone Soup) and many other local food.

There are many international airports in South Korea where you can land and the biggest one is Incheon International Airport (ICN).

South Korea doesn’t accept Euro or US dollar, exchanging cash before traveling is always recommended. Although credit and debit cards are also universally accepted throughout the country, we highly advise you to carry a small amount of cash and coins with you.

With a population of roughly 51.71 million, South Korea is one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.

The official language of South Korea is Korean (Pyojuneo). Whilst the majority of residents speak Korean (Pyojuneo), it is not uncommon to hear locals talking in English, Japanese, Chinese, Russian – these are the languages of the largest international communities within South Korea.

South Korea is bordered by North Korea.

South Korea has a humid continental climate. If you are traveling from Europe where the climate is more temperate, it would be a great idea to to bring light clothes made out of breathable materials.

South Korea COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in South Korea – 11/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR can enter South Korea, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for South Korea
  • Recommended pre-entry Q-code registration
  • Re-entry permit is required for long-term foreign residents

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in South Korea in our dedicated Stories article.

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