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Top tips for finding cheap flights to South Korea
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be January, November and December. The cheapest month to fly to South Korea is March.
FAQs - booking South Korea flights
Can I fly to South Korea? Are there any travel restrictions when entering South Korea?
Most visitors from Tauranga will not be allowed to enter South Korea. Korea has temporarily suspended their visa-free travel agreement due to COVID-19, excluding diplomats, official, or service passport holders; airline crew and passengers with an APEC Business Travel Card. Visitors will need a valid visa to enter and are advised to consult their nearest Embassy for visa and entry restrictions prior to entry as restrictions are subject to change. Entry restrictions do not apply to Korean nationals and their family members, government officials, overseas Koreans, Travelers Diplomats, and International Agreement holders. Long-term residents are required to apply for a re-entry permit before entry. More details can be found here. Read more about travel restrictions for South Korea
Can I fly to South Korea without having to quarantine on arrival?
Visitors from Tauranga will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering South Korea.
Do I need to take a coronavirus (Covid-19) test before flying to South Korea?
Visitors from Tauranga must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Korea.
What documents do I need to fly to South Korea?
Entry permit for foreign long-term residents.
What other coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions are there in South Korea?
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights to South Korea?
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights to South Korea.
How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Tauranga to South Korea?
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to South Korea is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
What is the Hacker Fare option on flights to South Korea?
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to South Korea with an airline and back with another airline.
What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight to South Korea?
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to South Korea up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Safety measures for airlines flying from Tauranga to South Korea
Airlines flying from Tauranga to South Korea have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Tauranga to South Korea
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Tauranga to South Korea
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Tauranga to South Korea
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Tauranga to South Korea