SEOUL, South Korea -- North Americans traveling to South Korea can
purchase vouchers for Korean Rail Passes before their departure.
The vouchers are sold by Annandale, Va.-based America Tour
Consulting, which has offices in New York; Los Angeles; San
Francisco; Honolulu; Buffalo, N.Y.; Orlando, and Vancouver.
Once in Korea, clients must exchange the vouchers at one of
seven rail stations: Seoul Station, Yongdungpo, Taejon, Tongdaegu,
Pusan, Kyongju or Kwangju.
Three types of passes are available: Normal Passes for adults,
which cost about $39 for a three-day pass (half-price for children
ages 6 to 12); Saver Passes, which cost $36 each for three days and
require groups of two to five participants, and Youth Passes, which
cost $32 for three days and are valid for travelers ages 13 to
The passes, valid for unlimited travel on Korean National
Railroad trains, also are available for a duration of five, seven
and 10 days.
Passholders also receive a 50% discount on sleeper or deluxe
compartment accommodations for the Saemaul Super Express train,
which travels from Seoul to Pusan, as well as a 30% discount at
more than 20 hotels throughout the country.
America Tour Consulting
Phone: (800) 535-7552 or (703) 256-8944
Fax: (703) 256-8934
E-mail: [email protected]