Visit Korea Committee to host the ‘Korea Grand Sale 2020,’ a shopping, culture, and tourism festival for foreign visitors, for 45 days from January 16 (Thurs.) to February 29 (Sat.), 2020 throughout Korea.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Korea Grand Sale 2020 will invite foreign tourists to experience rich and colorful joy of Korean tourism under the concept, ‘Inviting you to the Korea Grand Sale.’ The festival does not only provide discount benefits for shopping, airfare, and accommodations, but it also fosters ‘BIG 5 Promotions’ for K-Culture contents including K-Pop, K-Food, and K-Beauty that are gaining more and more attention from the people all over the world.
All eight Korean airlines will be participating in Korea Grand Sale 2020, enriching benefits and discounted routes. Early-bird promotion and a special price event are currently being offered with up to 95 per cent discount. In particular, the promotion of regional routes by each airline will encourage you to visit Korean local provinces and the connection between international airports.
Additionally, special discounts will be available at over 200 hotels and more than 300 restaurants throughout the country. Other benefits include the train that runs the airport railroad (Incheon International Airport to Seoul Station), as well as ‘K Travel Bus’ and ‘EG Tour Bus,’ the local bus tour services.
During the period of Korea Grand Sale 2020, shopping discounts according to businesses, as well as discount promotions according to card companies will be offered at department stores, duty-free shops, shopping malls, and traditional markets. An immediate refund of additional tax will be offered as well.
At duty-free shops, immediate discounts or discount coupons will be provided according to one’s total spending amount. Doota Mall, a shopping mall where foreign tourists can shop for their beloved Korean brands as well as international brands, will offer goods by MONSTA X, the Korean idol group, on a first-come, first-served basis.
During the Korea Grand Sale period, the convenience services will be enhanced to spread a welcoming atmosphere for foreigners who visit Korea. Event Center (Welcome Center) will be established and operated in Dongdaemun as well as Incheon and Gimpo International Airports, the most-visited spots by foreign visitors. ‘Smart Help Desk’ will boost convenience and satisfaction during visitors’ tours of Korea by providing information on events and tourism, convenience services such as interpretation, free giveaway events, and experience programs. There will be ‘Hands Free Service,’ a luggage delivery and storage service that is available in major spots in downtown Seoul, including hotels and airports, and the special promotion of ‘Korea Tour Card,’ a transportation and tourism card for foreigners.