Currency and Credit CardsKorea's official monetary unit is the Won (KRW or ₩). Coin denominations are \10, \50, \100 and \500. Banknotes are
Emergency- Emergency Call: Police Department 112 / Fire Department 119
TAXValue-Added Tax (VAT) is levied on most goods and services at a standard rate of 10% and is included in the retail price.
InsuranceThe Organizing Committee will take no liability for personal injuries sustained by, or for loss or damage to property
TippingTipping is not customary in Korea. A 10% service charge is added to the bill at all tourist hotels and some big restaurants.
ElectricityIn Korea, 220 volt outlets are most common. Some hotels provide 110 volt outlets for shavers.
Time DifferenceKorean time is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+9)