South Korea (Republic of Korea) has become one of the top destinations for Indonesian travelers since the rise of K-Pop and K-drama. Many people visit South Korea to visit shoot locations of Korean dramas.
South Korea is a country in East Asia which directly borders with North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea). The region of South Korea includes the southern part of Korean Peninsula with Seoul as its capital. Despite its strong pop culture, the country still holds strong historical and cultural values.
Traveling around South Korea is definitely best done with good internet connection so you can easily communicate and find information. Fortunately, you can now able to purchase South Korea internet packages conveniently through Traveloka.
Purchasing South Korea internet packages through Traveloka is fairly easy. By following these 5 easy steps, your South Korea internet package will be ready to use.
First, make sure you have installed Traveloka App on your mobile phone. Open the application and directly select the "International Data Plans" menu. Fill out the destination column, and make sure you select "South Korea". Next, you can fill in the duration of the trip by checking the "I know how long I travel" then click "Search Products".
The following page will display various internet packages for South Korea. There are three options for internet packages in South Korea, namely Roaming Package, SIM Card, and Portable WiFi. Before making your purchase, read the product description thoroughly and pick one that suits your needs and budget.
Make sure to understand the information listed and complete the data needed to order. Finally, complete payment within the given time. Your package will be activated immediately after the payment is confirmed. Interestingly, you can also set the date of package activation when filling in the order data.
Travelers can also purchase a prepaid SIM card with a local number for South Korea to stay connected while traveling. This SIM card has usually included internet data packages, phone calls quota and SMS. Since it is a local SIM card, you can enjoy a more smooth and stable network.
You can buy a South Korean SIM Card (Korea SIM Card) through Traveloka. Primarily, the available package comes from a provider called Link Korea. The SIM card you buy is valid for one year since activation date. You can use the card on smartphones or on other compatible devices such as tablets.
|Link Korea - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 1 day 1-day unlimited quota||Rp69.000||South Korea|
|Link Korea - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 3 day 3-day unlimited quota||Rp200.000||South Korea|
|Link Korea - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 5 day 5-days unlimited quota||Rp354.000||South Korea|
|Link Korea - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 7 day 7-days unlimited quota||Rp380.000||South Korea|
|Link Korea - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 30 day 30-days unlimited quota||Rp759.000||South Korea|
|Mobitelecom - Korea Telecom Traveler SIM Card 10 day 10-days unlimited quota||Rp495.000||South Korea|
|Mobitelecom - SK Telecom Traveler SIM Card 30 day 30 days quota 1GB + 42 minutes phone call to Indonesia + 20 minutes phone call to local numbers||Rp450.000||South Korea|
|Java Mifi Traveler SIM Korea Selatan 7 day 7-days unlimited quota||Rp250.000||Indonesia|
|Java Mifi Traveler SIM Korea Selatan 8 day 8-days unlimited quota||Rp300.000||Indonesia|
|Java Mifi Traveler SIM Asia 8 day 8-days unlimited quota||Rp375.000||Indonesia|
Traveling around South Korea will be even more exciting if you do it with your loved ones. In order to provide internet connection for a group of people while strolling around the Ginseng Country, you can rent a portable WiFi from a trusted provider from Indonesia. This pocket-sized WiFi modem has a large battery capacity which can be shared with a minimum of 5 devices at a time. That way, you can just pay a one-time rental fee to be able to stay connected to the internet while going out and about in South Korea.
There are a lot of benefits by renting a South Korea WiFi modem through Traveloka. The reason is, the rental rates would not only include a portable WiFi but also manuals, chargers, adapters, USB cables, and travel charger. Picking up and returning Pocket WiFi Korea can be done easily through Traveloka partners at various airports' departure or arrival terminals.
|Products||Price Per Day||Pickup Country|
|IziRoam Travel WiFi South Korea Unlimited quota (4G LTE) + 150Mpbs download speed + 50Mbps upload speed||Rp50.000||Indonesia|
|Java Mifi Pocket WiFi 4G South Korea Unlimited quota (4G LTE), internet speed of 100Mbps||Rp59.000||Indonesia|
|MobiTelecom Korea Rental Pocket WiFi South Korea Unlimited quota (4G LTE), internet speed of 150Mbps||Rp93.575||South Korea|
|Link Korea Pocket WiFi South Korea Unlimited quota (4G LTE) + 40.82Mpbs download speed + 10.08Mbps upload speed||Rp45.000||South Korea|
En route to South Korea, you don't have to bother changing your SIM card on your mobile. You can easily keep your SIM card and use the roaming packages offered by providers while traveling in the Ginseng Country, without having to pay expensively.
The first thing you need to make sure is your SIM Card provider offers international roaming packages for South Korea. Usually, roaming packages include data services or data and phones with SMS.
From various mobile providers, you can see and pick one that suits your budget and needs. Below is the list of mobile providers offering roaming internet packages that you can use while traveling in South Korea.
|Telkomsel PROMO Asia & Australia 1 day 1-day internet quota 200MB||Rp48.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 PROMO Asia & Australia 1 day 1-day internet quota 200MB + 50 minutes talk to Indonesia + 50 SMS to Indonesia||Rp70.000|
|Telkomsel Asia & Australia 1 day 1-day internet quota 250MB||Rp125.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 Asia & Australia 1 day 1-day internet quota 250MB + 15 minutes talk to Indonesia + 15 SMS to Indonesia||Rp150.000|
|Telkomsel PROMO Asia & Australia 3 day 3-days internet quota 1GB||Rp115.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 PROMO Asia & Australia 3 day 3-days internet quota 1GB + 200 minutes talk to Indonesia + 200 SMS to Indonesia||Rp195.000|
|Telkomsel Asia & Australia 3 day 3-days internet quota 750MB||Rp275.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 Asia & Australia 3 day 3-days internet quota 750MB + 15 minutes talk to Indonesia + 15 SMS to Indonesia||Rp375.000|
|XL Pass 1 day 1-day remainder quota XTRA Combo/Hotrod will be used (phone calls excluded)||Rp65.000|
|XL Roaming Combo 1 day 1-day unlimited quota, FUP 250MB + 25 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 25 SMS||Rp125.000|
|XL Pass 3 days 3 days remainder quota XTRA Combo/Hotrod (phone calls excluded)||Rp120.000|
|XL Roaming Combo 3 days 3 days unlimited quota, FUP 750MB + 50 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 50 SMS||Rp175.000|
|Indosat Ooredoo Unlimited Roaming Asia Australia 3 days 3 days unlimited quota, FUP 500MB||Rp250.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 Asia & Australia 5 Days 5 days internet quota 1.25GB + 30 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 30 SMS to Indonesia||Rp500.000|
|Telkomsel PROMO Asia & Australia 7 Days 7 days internet quota 2.5GB||Rp240.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 PROMO Asia & Australia 7 Days 7 days internet quota 2.5GB + 500 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 500 SMS to Indonesia||Rp340.000|
|Telkomsel Asia & Australia 7 Days 7 days internet quota 1.75GB||Rp500.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 Asia & Australia 7 Days 7 days internet quota 1.75GB + 30 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 30 SMS to Indonesia||Rp600.000|
|Telkomsel PROMO Asia & Australia 30 Days 30 days internet quota 5GB||Rp335.000|
|Telkomsel 3 in 1 PROMO Asia & Australia 30 Days 30 days internet quota 5GB + 500 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 500 SMS to Indonesia||Rp425.000|
|XL Pass 7 Days 7 days remainder quota XTRA Combo/Hotrod will be used (phone call excluded)||Rp160.000|
|XL Roaming Combo 7 Days 7 days unlimited quota, FUP 1.75GB + 100 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 100 SMS||Rp335.000|
|XL Pass 30 Days 30 days remainder quota XTRA Combo/Hotrod will be used (phone call excluded)||Rp595.000|
|XL Roaming Combo 30 Days 30 days unlimited quota, FUP 3.5GB + 150 minutes talk from and to Indonesia + 150 SMS||Rp660.000|
|Indosat Ooredoo Unlimited Roaming Asia Australia 5 days 5 days of unlimited quota, FUP 1GB||Rp300.000|
|Indosat Ooredoo Unlimited Roaming Asia Australia 7 Day 7 Day Unlimited Quota, FUP 1.5GB||Rp450.000|
The charm of South Korea can't be enjoyed entirely in a short time. There are too many places that shouldn’t be missed. Here are some of the popular destinations to visit when you’re in the Ginseng Country:
Namsangol Village is the right place to get to know South Korea's cultural traditions. Located around Nam Mountain, Namsangol is a traditional village with a row of Hanok (traditional Korean houses) on each side. You can go around and stroll over this village to get to know how the locals live by doing exciting things with them. Complete your experience by renting a Hanbok and take a photo in front of one of the Hanoks.
Lotte World is a theme park where you can do many things like exciting games, ice slides, folklore museums, parades, souvenir shops, and more. In fact, you can savor a variety of meals from various world-class restaurants here. Lotte World is such a family-friendly amusement park located at the heart of Seoul.
K-Pop enthusiasts will undoubtedly flock into the K-Star Road when visiting South Korea. This 1-kilometer street in Gangnam area is filled with shopping centers as well as art installations and giant figures of the most popular K-Pop group. Besides, while on K-Star Road you can visit K-Pop entertainment agency offices such as SM Entertainment, Cube Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and FNC Entertainment here. Keep your eyes peeled because, if you're lucky, you might meet one of your favorite K-Pop stars around.
Myeong-dong is the central shopping district of Seoul. Shopping enthusiasts will be spoiled by lines of branded boutiques and shopping centers with in-trend fashion items — which is the main attraction in Myeong-Dong. The street is a heaven for branded shoppers since you will find them at a cheaper cost than other places. When you're done shopping, don't forget to try out some of the local restaurants around.
Gyeongbokgung Palace is the most beautiful and largest palace of the Joseon Dynasty in South Korea. This king's palace is located at the north end of Seoul. Usually, tourists will gather at the Gwanghwamun Square to witness the grandeur of Gyeongbokgung Palace from up close. The Gwanghwamun Square also has several interesting tourist attractions such as the King Sejong Statue, Admiral Yi Sun-shin Fountain, and Haechi Madang Statue.