14 February 2013
Q. - Do I need a visa for South Korea?
A. - In most cases no you are not required to have a holiday visa however it is worth checking here at The Official Korea Tourism Organization.
Q. - Is it customary to tip?
A. - Tipping is not customary in Korea - some may even find it offensive and take it as an insult.
Q. - What is the shopping like?
A. - The shopping is amazing, with extensive product range that is comparable to most 1st world countries. The Japanese tourists will fly to Seoul for shopping weekends/expeditions as it is cheaper than Tokyo.
Q. Can we night Ski/Board?
A. Depending on the resort, they most likely have slopes/runs dedicated to night activities. One tip, rug up and avoid windy nights.
Q. What money is used in South Korea?
A. The official currency used in South Korea is the Won and you will find it on currency tables as the KRW. If you need a comparison to your local currencies, please use our currency convertor on our travel tips page.