Current travel advisories for South Korea

Last Update: Thursday, 21. February 2019 at 07:25

Travelling South Korea is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.8 / 5

South Korea is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with around 49 million citizens and a land mass of 98,480 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 4.3 / 5

South Korea shares a land border with North Korea. For this country, the Danger Index is 4.3. See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/south-korea

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/south-korea-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in South Korea.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/republic-of-korea/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

New Zealand government

https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/south-korea

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in South Korea due to heightened tensions in the region.

Danger level: 2

Exercise increased caution / Some Risk.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises all Maltese nationals to exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to this country. Travel remains safe and possible, however, the level of tension on the Korean peninsula is characterised by instability and the security situation can change with little notice. Although these tensions do not usually affect daily life, travellers are encouraged to keep abreast of local and international news coverage and follow the advice of local authorities, preparations, including civil emergency procedures.

Danger level: 3

Exercise high degree of caution.

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Basic facts

Citizens
around 49 million
Covering landmass
98,480 km²
Electricity
220V - 60Hz
Currency
Won (KRW)
ISO 2-Letter Code
KR
Phone prefix
+82
Top Level Domain
.kr
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
3G

Airports in South Korea (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.