Monday, February 19, 2018

TRAVEL KOREA BY BIKE | Rent bike at subway stations


Spring is just around the corner! One thing travelers love about the season is that they can travel by bike! For expats, traveling by bike is not a challenge if you rent one at a subway station!

Ganjeongbo area, Dalseong-gun

CHECK LIST
1. HAVE AN VALID ID
2. 15 YEARS OLD OR OLDER
3. TRAVELING ENDS BEFORE 20:00

HOW TO RENT
STEP1. Go to a station that offers bike rental service.
STEP2. Show your ID to an officer. You need to register if it is your first time to rent a bike.
*You must be over 15 years old.
STEP3. Check if a bike is free of damage.
STEP4. Enjoy your ride
STEP5. Return the bike and check if a bike is free of damage

BASIC INFORMATION
Renting Hours: 06:00 – 18:00
Returning Hours: by 20:00 (no over day return)
Price: Free
Limitations: Rainy days, drunk drivers, over day return


CAUTIONS
Please ride a bike outside station.
Please use an elevator or 자전거 경사로 by stairs. Please do not use escalator.
When a damage occurs, you are responsible for compensating for repairs.
Please follow related law when riding bike.

USING SUBWAY
Bikes are allowed inside train only on weekends and holidays (Line 1 & 2) No bike is allowed in line 3.
Foldable bikes are allowed any day. Diameter of wheel must be smaller than 50.8cm. (Line 1, 2, & 3)
Bikes are allowed only in the first compartment.

STATIONS OFFERING BIKE RENTALS
All stations offers bike rental except the following 4: Hwawon Station(Line1), Seolhwa-Myeongok Station(Line2), Banwoldand Station(Line 1 & 2) and Yeongnam Uni. Station(Line2). Plelase note that Monorail(Line3) does not offer rentals at all.

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