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8 Secret Tips for Saving Money in Korea

Are you planning a trip to Korea? Traveling can be expensive, and I'm not only talking about the airfare. There's food, transportation, souvenirs, and other expenses that can quickly add up. But not to fear! After living in Korea for several years, I've compiled a list of 8 secret tips you can use to help save you money while traveling in Korea.

Watch the video here, and check out the tips below~!


Here are the 8 tips described in this video:

#1: Kimbap is Cheap and Healthy (김밥)

#2: Transportation Cards (교통 카드), Membership Cards, and Point Cards

#3: Nighttime Food Discounts

#4: Transfers within 30 Minutes or 1 Hour (환승)

#5: Getting Discounts (깎아 주세요) + 많이 주세요

#6: Eat Korean Food and Avoid Foreign Food

#7: Make a Budget + Currency Exchange at the Bank (교환)

#8: This one’s so secret that I can’t tell you. Let me know if you find out what it is.

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