Pounds GBP to Korean won KRW exchange rate

  • Buy Korean won online at Post Office

  • Check the GBP to Korean won exchange rate for the best deal

  • Order your Korean won online and pick up in branch the next working day

Buy travel money

GBP The minimum spend is £400
KRW

Buy more for a better online rate

Min £400.00, max £2,500.00

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Travel money for South Korea made simple

From high-tech cities to remote islands, mountain landscapes and Buddhist temple retreats, South Korea truly mixes the old and the new, the urban with the rural. If it’s a blend that’s drawing you there, order your Korean won online or buy your currency in branch with Post Office. 

With Click & Collect, order holiday money online, pick it up from your nearest participating branch as soon as the next day, or we can deliver it to your home. Buying online could get you a better rate. And buying when the won exchange rate is good will save you money.

You can sell back any leftover currency notes to us commission free. Or if your trip is cancelled, we’ll refund every won. And we can arrange travel insurance for your Korean break too.

Get our best rates online. The more you buy the better the rate.

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Get your Korean currency from us

 

 

  • Voted ‘Best Foreign Exchange/Travel Money Retailer’ at the British Travel Awards 2020
  • 0% commission and competitive rates on over 60 foreign currencies
  • Get travel money online for a better rate (minimum order £400) or buy in any participating branch
  • Get a better rate for Korean won the more you spend
  • Collect in branch or get free home delivery on online orders of £500 or more*
  • Order by 3pm on a working day for delivery the next working day
  • Get it delivered on Saturday for a £1.50 charge (with at least a day’s notice)
  • We’ll buy leftover Korean won currency banknotes commission-free
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*A £4.99 delivery charge applies for orders under £500.

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Click & Collect at branch

Get your holiday money fast. Pick it up from your nearest Post Office

Click & Deliver service

Want your cash delivered tomorrow? Order by 3pm today for delivery to your home.  

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Travel smart in Korea

Convert local prices to pounds and keep track of your holiday spending with the free Post Office Travel and currency converter apps for iOS and Android.

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How far will your Korean won go?

Public transport is cheap in South Korea if you stick to the buses. Trains and ferries are a fast way of getting around on a mid-range budget. Or you can travel in more luxury by rental car or high-speed train.

For accommodation, you can stay in the country’s network of budget hostels or mid-range hotels in the large cities. Even Seoul’s dozens of 4- and 5-star hotels are generally not as expensive as in western Europe.

Remember that you can get a Post Office Travel Money Card – a prepaid Mastercard that allows you to pay using contactless, chip & PIN, Apple Pay and Google Pay, as well as withdraw cash.

It’s possible to eat out well at simple Korean restaurants or there are more lavish options too.

  • Find free Wi-Fi – Seoul is one of the most connected cities in the world, with hotspots all over
  • Cut down on tipping – it’s not expected, though some more upmarket hotel restaurants do add a 5-10% service charge
  • Get a T-Money card – South Korea’s version of London’s Oyster card gets you taxi, bus and train rides for lower fares than individual tickets
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Some common questions

More questions about travel money

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