Have you ever bought anything on the internet in South Korea? Online shopping commons in the Korea.
but, Unfortunately, There still are limited internet shopping mall offering in English.
So I am giving information about one web site. Gmarket Inc. was founded in April 2000 and has become Korea's leading e-commerce marketplace.
Everyone can register Gmarket but if you want to use a credit card issued in korea, you should have a Korea's Certificate of Alien Registration number.
G account is composed of G cash, Cash account and bonus points. G account is a kind of cyber bank account available in Gmarket. You can exchange Cash Balance into G cash, purchase items or withdraw it to your bank account. (Only more than 1000won)
There is a Gstamp for Discount Coupons. Gstamp is the benefit provided by Gmarket and sellers to increase customer loyalty. You are able to enjoy various events Gmarket is providing with Gstamps they earned such as exchanging or winning discount coupons with Gstamps.
There are various ways to get Gstamps.
1. Purchasing items on the site. : Gstamps will be issued once the customer completes order if the seller applied Gstamps as a promotion to the item. The customer is able to check on the item description page if the Gstamps are applied to the item by the seller.
2. Write a review : Please write a review after having received the item.
[Go to My Gmarket> Shopping list] and find an related order then click on 'Item received' to be linked to review page. Then write a review and 1 Gstamp will be issued.
Exchange Discount Coupons with your Gstamps
Win Discount Coupons with your Gstamps
There are three methods of payment such as [Credit Card], [PayPal] and [Bank Transfer][Credit Card]
Secure Internet Payments (ISP) : 국민(Kookmin), 비씨(BC), 우리(Woori) cards are accepted.
Safety Click Services : 삼성(Samsung), LG, 외환(KEB), 신한(SHB), 롯데(Lotte), 현대(Hyundai), 하나(HANA), 시티(City Bank) cards are accepted.
Other Korea Domestic Credit Cards : Credit cards other than the ones mentioned above are accepted.
Foreign Credit Cards : Every International credit card is accepted including Visa, Master, JCB etc.
PayPal: Deposit into Gmarket Paypal Account ( For all customers, US dollars only )
The funds will deopist in your Gmarket Gaccount.
Paypal Express: Pay for your order in full at once, and refund will be credited into your paypal account itself, easier and faster process.
If you have Alien no. and Korean Bank account then you may choose Bank Transfer Payment method.
Korea Domestic Shipping Process
After the purchase of the item, there are 5 main stages of the shipping process in Korea Domestic shipping that are presented to the member.
Awaiting payment→ Shipping preparation→ Shipping preparation→ Being shipped→ Shipped
Please allow 2-3 days for delivery. If the shipment has not arrived after the allotted time or there has been an error, go to [My Gmarket >Shopping List>Incomplete orders]
You can cancel your order only if the order status is “payment pending”, “shipment pending”and “shipment requested” It’s easy to cancel an order online.
Go to the My Gmarket> shopping list> cancel/return/ exchange and click the cancellations button.
If you can successfully cancel the order online, you will get an "order cancelled" message.
Unfortunately, you are unable to cancel any purchase from Gmarket once your order has been shipped.
If you’re not completely satisfied with your purchase, please review our return guarantee for online purchases.
Fun your shopping with internet! :-)