The currency used in South Korea is called Won and has the currency code KRW. One Won is divided into 100 chŏn.
Tip! If you bring cash equivalent to USD 10 000 or more, you must declare these in customs. Cash is more commonly used than cards, but card payment are accepted in larger restaurants, stores and hotels. There are ATMs in cities, but not all accept foreign cards.
Bring the currency you need for your travels
Keep the receipt and get a free buy-back
No need to look for ATMs abroad
Restaurant: None, Taxi: None