What information should tourist know when visiting Korea?
Let’s see what the most common means of transportation when traveling in Korea, how to use activate your mobile phone number, and where tourists can get the information they need when traveling to Korea.
1. Korea Has Convenience Public Transportation
There are several ways to travel from Incheon International Airport to downtown Seoul. The most popular routes are Airport Railroad Express (AREX), Seoul Metropolitan Subway, limousine airport bus, and taxi. Among them, Airport Railroad Express has the advantage of being able to avoid traffic congestion and enabling tourists to arrive at their destination on time. On the other hand, airport buses can make it easy for tourists to get to the right range of tours and hotels throughout Seoul.
If the train and buses are too confusing, you can also ride a taxi by paying more than the airport buses and go directly to the destination location. You can easily take a taxi at the airport from the taxi stand at the 1F arrival door. You can choose to take regular taxis, luxury taxis or jumbo taxis, depending on your needs. If you want to take a taxi with a taxi driver who can communicate in English or Chinese, you can book an international taxi at table number 23 or door arrival 46.
Meanwhile, ‘Travel Center’ is located on the 1st floor of Incheon International Airport’s transportation center. In this place, you can buy ‘KTX’ tickets for trips to Seoul Station and all places in Korea. You can travel around Korea by using KTX to the location you want to visit from Incheon International Airport.
In addition, you can use various transportation such as subway, bus, and taxi, depending on your itinerary to any location in Seoul city. If you want to take the subway in Seoul, you can use the subway and bus at the same time by buying tickets at the subway station or buying T-money in the mini market.
2. How to Use Your Phone While In Korea
It is easy to use communication services as soon as you arrive at Korea airport by making a prepayment. Prepayments can be made at designated places, such as Incheon Airport and Seoul Station, or at shops located at international airports. Not only that, you can also send it to the hotel where you stay by paying shipping as much as 3000 Won. You can use SKT, KT, LG Plus, EG Mobile and other providers.
3. ‘1330 Call Center for Translation’
‘1330 Call Center for Translation’ provides a translation service for foreign tourists. Foreign tourists can ask when they lose their way, questions about lodging, reporting complaints of tourist facilities, and even report something to the police during difficult times. You can use this service anytime 24 hours a day. This service is available in four languages: Korean, English, Japanese, and Chinese.