Data roaming in Korea – Rent local Telco Sim Card for web surfing | Travel Tips

To me, the most important must-have is internet connectivity especially if it is during an overseas trip. However, my last trip to Korea, I’m rather taken aback on the lack of ready pre-paid data sim card for tourist like myself.

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Fortunately, after a quick hunt, I managed to locate a reliable domestic telco where I can rent a Sim Card. They have both the regular sim and micro sim versions, though there is limited stocks for the latter one.

Sadly, they do not have a nano sim version. So for the new iDevice users, you may need to bring a mifi to establish a wireless hotspot or simply bring along another smartphone which accepts the other sim versions.

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The rental cost is pretty affordable though I would not recommend you exceed the given 1GB per day. The extra tariff can be astonishing as x3 the rental cost.

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The rental card also allows you to make both domestic & overseas calls. The rates are stipulated below:

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Enjoy your next vacation in Korea and stay connected!

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