We teamed up with some emerging actors visiting the Seoul Webfest to find out the must-see things to do in Seoul and wider Korea.
Zoom's South Korea travel insurance has you covered for any unexpected holiday hurdles. Cover includes medical expenses should you fall sick or become injured, as well as cover for trip cancellation, lost luggage, family emergencies and more! What are you waiting for? Zoom to it!
The stars of new (and now award-winning!) webseries, Blind, visited South Korea for the Seoul Webfest, where the series picked up Best Actress and Best Cinematography. While they were there, they let us know their favourite things to do in Seoul and wider Korea. From Cat Cafes to indoor waterparks and 24-hour spas you can sleep in overnight for only $20, they've got your itinerary sorted!
Go on, zoom to South Korea and experience it for yourself!
No matter which kind of South Korean holiday you're planning, Zoom can cover your trip. You can minimise your costs with Medical Only cover, or choose a Comprehensive Travel Insurance to cover things like travel delays and cancellation. Compare our travel insurance plans now.
Zoom to zippy solutions for pesky delays. Have a special event you need to get to, but your flight was delayed? Our comprehensive policy can help get you there on time.
Zoom to sailing coverage! With automatic cover for up to 10 nautical miles, and 15 with our Sports and Adventure pack, why not see South Korea by sea?
Zoom to family holidays! Your kids and grandkids are covered for free if they're under 21, don't work full time, and are travelling with you for 100% of the trip.
Zoom to quick claims. One form and no worries - we outline exactly what documents you need in the form to make your claim.
Got some curly questions in regards to your South Korea travel insurance cover?
Be in the the know before you go with answers to the most common queries below.
Yes, all our policies cover for unlimited medical coverage. Zoom provides cover for your overseas medical expenses including hospital stays, surgery, doctor visits, emergency evacuation and repatriation home if required. We can provide written guarantees of payment of reasonable expenses directly with your hospital in emergency situations. Phew!
Have complete peace of mind on your South Korean adventure. Zoom provides immediate support through our emergency assistance provider, First Assistance. This includes access to medical advisors, medical transfers and emergency evacuation if required. We also assist with passing on messages to family and returning unsupervised dependants back to New Zealand. Help is just a phone call away any time of day 365 days a year.
When it comes to alcohol we advise you to drink in moderation. One too many rice wines could see you jeopardizing your cover. Please note that we may exclude any claims where excessive drugs or alcohol have been involved.
If you have an expensive item that you just can’t leave behind you can insure it separately for up to $5,000. Please note that high value item cover is only available under our comprehensive plan.
Yes, you’re covered for muggings and pickpocketing, provided of course you were acting with reasonable care (i.e. did not leave your belongings unattended). If you’re the victim of a pickpocket, you’d be covered for loss, theft and damage to your luggage and personal effects. If you are robbed it’s important that you get a police report and contact us as soon as possible.
You must be under the age of 85 to buy a policy with Zoom. Those under 79 years can purchase a policy for a maximum trip duration of 365 days. Those aged between 80-85 years can purchase a policy for a maximum trip duration of 184 days only. You must also be under the age of 69 to purchase our add-on ski or adventure packs.
We automatically cover 36 pre-existing medical conditions with no medical assessments or lengthy medical forms to complete. For further information and a full list of covered conditions head to our pre-existing medical conditions page.
Yes you can reduce the standard excess of $200 by paying a excess reduction fee within the payment process.
This means your dependant children or grandchildren under the age of 21 at the date of policy issue who are travelling with you.
Visit our frequently asked travel insurance questions page.