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Can I use my credit card in South Korea?
Last Updated: 4th June, 2020
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Accordingly, what credit cards are accepted in South Korea?
Payment Options Since South Koreans are avid credit cardusers, it's become easier for visitors to use credit cardsin most stores and restaurants. Visa and MasterCard are the mostwidely accepted types, with some high-end hotels andrestaurants accepting American Express.
One may also ask, is USD accepted in South Korea? South Korea's currency is the South Koreanwon. South Korean won is the only reliable currency inSouth Korea. Some places, especially in larger cities, willaccept US dollars, but change will generally be given inwon.
Furthermore, can foreigners get credit cards in Korea?
Foreigners with a 'Korean credit history'will not be eligible for secured cards; however, asmall proportion of expats -- those new to Korea with nopre-existing Korean credit history -- will still havethe option of getting a secured creditcard.
How much money can I take out of Korea?
Non-residents: Local currency (Korean Won-KRW) upto KRW 8,000,000.-. Foreign currencies: unlimited, if declared onarrival. Amounts exceeding the equivalent of USD 10,000.-(including traveler's cheques) must be accompanied by a"Declaration of Foreign Currencies" form.