car hire in South Korea

Tips for driving your rental car in South Korea

If you're travelling to South Korea, a rental car is the best way to reach all the spots this country has to offer. South Korea is a very interesting country to explore and its capital city Seoul counts 9,989,795 inhabitants. In Seoul lives 20,4% of the entire country's population, which counts over 48,960,000 inhabitants. In South Korea the language spoken most widespread is korean but people also speak other minor languages. The time zone in South Korea is GMT+09:00 so make sure you adjust your watch at landing. We suggest adjusting your watch before take-off to help conquer jetlag! The electric plug type in South Korea is F and the electric voltage is 220 V, so it could be a good idea to bring an adaptor with you to protect your devices' lifetime. The calling code in South Korea is +82, make sure you note this down as it can come useful at times.

More travel information about South Korea

With a fuel cost in South Korea averaging at 1,33 GBP, driving around the country won't break the bank. South Korea shares its land borders with North Korea, which mean there are plenty of road trip options for travellers wishing to explore a little further. Before crossing any border, please make sure that this is in line with the terms and conditions of your car hire as these might vary according to the supplier you rent your car from. The roads stretch for 66,123, which ranks South Korea as the 47th country in the world with the longest road system. This amount of road will let you drive across the country and discover its wonders, secret spots and the delicious local tastes. Please note that in South Korea there is a right-hand traffic law - it's important to know that the currency is the United States Dollar (KRW). Speed limits in town are 60 km/h and on motorways they are 120 km/h. Bear in mind that in South Korea, speaking on the phone while driving isn't allowed therefore we recommend caution at any time.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in South Korea

South Korea boasts twelve UNESCO sites which confirm this country's important heritage. Should you visit this country for leisure you can't miss spots like the cultural site of Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple and the cultural site of Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks. Check out the offers we have negotiated for you. Spot these offers by using the filters available in the car selection step. Don't hesitate to contact us should you have any query.