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Know Before You Go: Information for U.S. Citizens Traveling to South Korea for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics: The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are just days away! These will be South Korea’s second Olympic Games (Seoul hosted the Summer Games in 1988) and the country’s first Winter Games.

With the approach of the Olympics and Paralympics, Americans and sports lovers worldwide are beginning to prepare for the games. While most will follow the games on television and social media, many will actually travel to PyeongChang to watch them in person. The U.S. Department of State plays a very important role in ensuring Americans’ safety and security during such major events If you are a U.S. citizen traveling to the Games in PyeongChang, you should add these tasks to your to-do list before you take off for your trip.

GET INFORMATION: Visit the State Department’s country informationpa ge for South Korea and the website for the U.S. Embassy Seoul, which provides up-to-date information about visas, safety and security, and other issues related to traveling in South Korea. Go to travel.state.gov/crisis to learn how to prepare for the unexpected during your time abroad. You can also find detailed, Olympics-specific information at the Department’s 2018 Winter Olympics site.

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Know Before You Go: Information for U.S. Citizens Traveling to South Korea for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics: The 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games are just days away! These will be South Korea’s second Olympic Games (Seoul hosted the Summer Games in 1988) and the country’s first Winter Games.With the approach of the Olympics and Paralympics, Americans and sports lovers worldwide are beginning to prepare for the games. While most will follow the games on television and social media, many will actually travel to PyeongChang to watch them in person. The U.S. Department of State plays a very important role in ensuring Americans’ safety and security during such major events If you are a U.S. citizen traveling to the Games in PyeongChang, you should add these tasks to your to-do list before you take off for your trip.GET INFORMATION: Visit the State Department’s country informationpa ge for South Korea and the website for the U.S. Embassy Seoul, which provides up-to-date information about