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 [...]
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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 […]

You’re counting down the days until your flight to Korea—and a new life abroad—but you aren’t sure you’ve done all you should have. Check this list to make sure you’re prepared! Sarah is a Portland, Oregon native who crossed the Pacific for the opportunity to live and work in Seoul, South Korea. Through trial-and-error she [...]

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 […]

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 […]

Korea can be a hard place to move to if you don’t know what to expect. Read on to arm yourself against the common obstacles and make the start of your Korean adventure buttery-smooth. A three-year veteran in the war against Korean monoglottery, Anthony has been through this process twice and is here to tell […]

Apps for your smart cell phone during your time in South Korea is a must. We’ve put together this helpful guide to get you started with some essential apps that will help you in many facets of your new adventure. We get a lot of questions about apps and the two most popular questions are: […]