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1. Bank and foreign exchange


Incheon International Airport


Upon arrival, inbound travelers can easily convert their money into local currency at bank branches and money changers located in the airport. The four major banks (Korea Exchange Bank, Kookmin Bank, Shinhan Bank, Woori Bank) are currently operating and offer exchange service at Incheon International Airport.
Each foreign exchange booth in Incheon Airport only performs currency exchange services. Also, please check the operating hours of the exchange booths in advance, since hours may change according to flight schedules.

Korea Exchange Bank - Incheon International Airport branch


- Services provided: General banking, currency exchange, traveler's checks, etc.
- Location of branch: Passenger Terminal between gates 9 and 10 (next to Inha University Hospital) (B1F)
- Inquiries: +82-32-743-2220
- Operating hours: 09:00-16:00
- Website: www.keb.co.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
* 365 Days-a-Year branches (English)

Shinhan Bank - Incheon International Airport branch


- Services provided: General banking, currency exchange, traveler's checks, etc.
- Location of branch: Passenger Terminal at transportation center (west and east sides) (B1F)
- Inquiries: +82-32-743-5100
- Operating hours: 09:00-16:00
- Website: www.shinhan.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)

Woori Bank - Incheon International Airport branch


- Services provided: General banking, currency exchange, traveler's checks, etc.
- Location of branch: Passenger Terminal (east side) (B1F)
- Inquiries: +82-32-743-1050
- Operating hours: 09:00-16:00
- Website: www.wooribank.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)



2. Korean Currency




Traveler's Checks


Traveler's checks can be exchanged for cash at banks or exchange booths. A number of stores still accept the checks instead cash, nonetheless, the form of credit cards, debit cards have become more preferred means by travelers. Thus trading checks is hardly observed nowadays as there is seemingly decreasing number of stores that offer this service.



Credit Card


Most of the businesses in Korea widely uses and accepts payment by credit cards at major hotels, department stores, large restaurants, and stores. Visa, Master, American Express and other credit cards can be used; however do check the service availability before making purchase as some stores may not be subject to this service.



Exchanging Money


When you need to exchange your foreign currency into Korean won, visit a bank, exchange service center, or an authorized exchange. (Bank business hour: 09:00-16:00, closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.)



Currency Converter


http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/



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