Money Changers in Itaewon

Seoul Travel Guides / November 02, 2016
Money Changers in Itaewon Image credit: Shinhan Bank

Itaewon is well-known as an international home of foreigners in Seoul. The main streets of this lively area are lined with shops, restaurants, and hotels. Itaewon is also famed for its vibrant nightlife that attracts locals and visitors alike.

To cater for people with the need of converting currency, all the big banks have their forex outlets here. Most of them are strategically located within walking distance from Itaewon station.

Besides bank services, there are also numerous independent money changers in the area. They are nestled amidst shops on the main streets.

Best rates for
– USD
– JPY
– EUR
– GBP
– AUD

Recommended money changers
1. KEB Hana Bank @ Itaewon

– This branch has Foreign VIP Service and Global Desk
– It is located in the Special Tourist Zone, within walking distance from Itaewon station
– Address: 145 Itaewon-ro, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
– Phone: +82 2-792-3911
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00
KEB Hana Bank exchange rates

2. Industrial Bank of Korea @ Itaewon
– This branch is only 3-minute walk from Itaewon Station
– Services: Foreign exchange and remittance
– Address: 127 Bogwang-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
– Phone: +82 2-749-9418
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00; Saturday & Sunday 09:00 – 16:00
IBK exchange rates

3. Shinhan Bank @ Itaewon
– This branch is situated in the same building with Hamilton Hotel
– It has a Foreign Customer Desk for Japanese and English-speaking guests
– Address: 119-24 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
– Phone: +82 2-793-7011
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Shinhan Bank exchange rates

4. Woori Bank @ Itaewon
– This branch has a Global Desk providing specialized service for foreigners
– Address: 738-20 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
– Phone: +82 2- 794-8111
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Woori Bank exchange rates

5. Kookmin Bank @ Itaewon
– Its location is right across Itaewon Station
– Address: 127-7 Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
– Phone: +82 2-793-4689
– Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00

Note: Itaewon and Noksapyeong stations are the two nearest metro stations that help you easily reach the above-mentioned bank’s branches.

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