The cell phone landscape is constantly changing in Korea. Prices, offerings, and availability are all very dynamic.Breaking down the cost of cell phones in Korea is a difficult task, so we got The Arrival Store's Nate Finch to give you all the details and compare The Arrival Store's offerings with typical prices on the street. Whatever [...]
Finally, you can get a SIM card in Korea to plug into your unlocked phone – without the usual three-day wait – and be immediately connected with friends and family around the world. However long you’re planning on being in Korea, The Arrival Store offers SIM cards on affordable long-term plans or convenient short-term rentals–waiting [...]
Will my phone work in Korea? Check out this list for general phone requirements, as well as a list of which phones work in Korea - and which ones don't This post has been updated with our best information as of October 2016. Around 2010, the phone industry in Korea changed. Before that it was [...]
We're always trying our best to find the most up-to-date information on cell phones, plans and providers in South Korea. Use this guide as a start to understand how cell phone services and plans work in South Korea. For Korea's simplest short-term rental phones and SIMs, long-term phone lease, and medium-term SIM plans (1-24 months) [...]

We’re very excited to announce that, for those wanting to bring their own phone to Korea, we can now offer a long-term SIM card and plan – waiting for you when you arrive. Bringing your own phone to Korea, and getting a SIM card to work with it, is now easier than ever. Whereas before […]

We’re very excited to announce that The Arrival Store is now partnering with COEX Convention and Exhibition Center to provide visitors and convention attendees with cellphones and packages to maximize their stay in Korea. [one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [/one_half_last] The COEX Convention and Exhibition Center is South Korea’s premier convention destination located in the heart of […]

We're very excited that we got to be a part of Expats Helping Expats' first webinar! What's Expat's Helping Expats? It was started by a passionate group of expats who want to share first hand info and help foster a positive and generous environment among expats in Korea. The Arrival Store's Founder, Scot Sustad, was one [...]
Heard of The Arrival Store? Here's what people are saying about us in reviews online - the good, the bad, and the just plain weird. We want you to see the whole picture! Here at The Arrival Store, we like to think that we're very open about everything we do, whether that be our pricing [...]

Having your phone stolen is an experience that no one wants to go through. Nate, an expat living in Korea, shares his insights on how to avoid it, and gives some advice on how to deal with it if it does. Originally from Texas by way of Chicago, Nate is one of the Arrival Store’s […]

Groove Korea Magazine’s readers reviewed and voted The Arrival Store as one of the “7 Great Businesses Started by Expats in Korea!” For those not in the know, Groove magazine is arguably Korea’s best publication for foreigners. It is published monthly, and provides articles on travel, food and drink, arts and culture, as well as […]