The unit of currency is Korean Won (KRW), expressed as ￦. Coin denominations are ￦10, ￦50, ￦100 and ￦500. Bank notes are ￦1,000, ￦5,000, ￦10,000 and ￦50,000.
As of August 2019, the exchange rate is approximately ￦1,230 for $1 (USD).
The standard electricity supply is 220 volts AC/60 cycles.
The power plugs and sockets are of type C and F.
Type F : This socket also works with plug C and E
Type C : This socket also works with plug E and F
Emergency Dial Number
119: Emergencies for fire, Rescue & Hospital Services, Medical emergency
129: First Aid Services
ø These services are available 24 hours.
Participants are advised to get adequate travel and health insurance before leaving their respective countries.
Korea is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +9) and does observe daylight savings time.