Reasons To Visit Jeju
The island of Jeju is one of South Korea’s most popular getaways with both locals and travelers alike who come to enjoy the incredible natural landscape and many exciting attractions. Make sure you are prepared to get fit and active during your trip as outdoor activities are incredibly popular - consider visiting the stunning Manjanggul Lava-Tube or take a hike up the huge Mt. Halla which is home to trails of varying difficulties accessible to everyone from beginners to experts. Along with its many fun attractions and outdoor possibilities, travelers looking for a more laid back experience must visit one of the many museums exploring the region's history, while there are also plenty of theme parks and aquariums ideal for families.
Arriving In Jeju
Jeju International Airport is located on the outskirts of Jeju City and handles a range of domestic and regional flights. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Jeju you will not be able to make the trip directly as there are no airlines providing any nonstop flights. However, the airport has plenty of regional connections, so travelers based in the UAE can fly to Jeju with just a single stopover.
At Jeju International Airport there are separate terminals for domestic and international flights, with a sizable range of amenities and facilities to keep travelers happy. Inside the airport there are many different places to eat and drink, while you can also find plenty of retail and designer shops alongside duty-free shopping. In addition to this, the airport provides travelers with free Wi-Fi alongside additional amenities such as a children’s play area and a couple of airport lounges. When your flight has arrived at the airport you have the option of catching a bus into the city if you are on a budget, although you can also find plenty of taxis just outside of the airport. Alternatively, you could consider renting a car in Jeju if you wanted to explore the island at your leisure.
Jeju Travel Information
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UAE nationals flying to South Korea are entitled to enter the country on a visa free basis for up to 90 days. In Jeju you can expect warm temperatures over the summer with average highs of up to 30 degrees from July and August, although this coincides with the rainiest time of year in the region. If you are visiting over the winter period you will need warm clothing with you as it can get rather cold. Remember to put your clocks forward by five hours when you arrive to get on local time, while the currency you will need is the South Korean won.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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