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Where should I setup a bank account in Gimpo?

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We asked expats in Gimpo what banks they use and there advice about banking. They advised...

"Expats considering retirement in Gimpo, should be aware of several factors. Firstly, they should have a basic understanding of the Korean language as English is not widely spoken, especially among the older population. They should also be prepared for a high cost of living, particularly in terms of housing and healthcare. Korea has a national healthcare system, but it may not cover all medical needs, so it's advisable to have additional private health insurance. The quality of healthcare is generally high, with many doctors and medical staff speaking English. The climate in Gimpo is temperate, with four distinct seasons, including a hot, humid summer and a cold winter. Expats should be prepared for this range of weather conditions. Korean cuisine is diverse and delicious, but it can be spicy and may take some getting used to. Western food is available, but it can be expensive. Public transportation in Gimpo is efficient and affordable, with a comprehensive network of buses, trains, and subways. However, driving can be challenging due to heavy traffic and different road rules. Korea has a rich culture and history, and expats should respect local customs and traditions. This includes understanding the importance of age and status in Korean society, and the customary bowing when greeting someone. Finally, expats should be aware that the process of getting a visa and residency permit can be complex and time-consuming. It's advisable to seek professional advice or assistance to navigate the immigration process," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Gimpo, Korea.

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Where should I setup a bank account in Gimpo?

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