Friday, April 20, 2012

[Tour Hotline] Three Korea’s Tourist Information Hotlines




The 1330 tt call center, operated by the Korea Tourism Organization, is a one-stop helpline available as a public service for local and international travelers.
* The meaning of tt call : ‘tt” stands for thirteen-thirty, the number to
   remember when dialing the call center, as well as ‘Travel-Telephone’, 
  ‘Tourism-Technology’ and ‘Travel-Tips’.
1330 is a free service. Callers are charged standard rates for a regular phone call.                
How to Dial 1330
From a Landline in Korea: 1330
Calls from Seoul are directed to the KTO 1330 Call Center; calls from other areas are directed to the nearest regional tourist information center.
All calls received after regular business hours will be directed to the 1330 Call Center in Seoul.
From a Mobile Phone: Area code + 1330
(ex. for Seoul: 02-1330)
Connection fees vary by carrier. No additional fees apply.
From Overseas:+82-Area code-1330
(ex. for Seoul: +82-2-1330)
Omit the ‘0’ in front of the area code when dialing from overseas.
[Area code]
Seoul (0)2
Gyeonggi (0)31
Incheon (0)32
Gangwon (0)33
Chungnam (0)41
Daejeon (0)42
Chungbuk (0)43
Busan (0)51
Ulsan (0)52
Daegu (0)53
Gyeongbuk (0)54
Gyeongnam (0)55
Jeonnam (0)61
Gwangju (0)62
Jeonbuk (0)63
Jeju (0)64
Whenever and Wherever you come across difficulty in communicating with Korean people, Call at 1588-5644
 
 How to Dial 1588-5644
  Step 1. Dial at 1588-5644
  Step 2. Choose your language and then press the extention number.
  * Volunteer translator will assist you immediately.
English : 1
Portuguese : 9
Japanese : 2
Arabic : 10
Chinese : 3
Polish : 11
French : 4
Turkishi : 12
Spanish : 5
Swedish : 13
Italian : 6
Thai : 14
Russian : 7
Vietnamese : 15
German : 8
Indonesian & Malay : 16