Emart, Home Plus and Lotte Mart are very similar in terms of size of mall, sales items and prices. They sell almost everything from electrical goods to various general commodities include apparel and groceries. Emart also is a tax-free affiliate like Home Plus. When you purchase goods more than 30,000 won in the Emart as a foreigner, you can get instant tax-refund at the customer service desk. Customer service desk in this mall is located on the first floor. When you go to customer service desk for the tax refund, don’t forget to bring your passport and receipt. Those are necessary to get the tax refund. In general, refundable tax (VAT) is less than 10 percent of the price of goods.
Tip: The products labeled “1+1” is meaning that two are sold as one value. However, sometimes cashiers may miss the “1+1” event price at the checkout counter, so you should pay attention to the price whether “1+1” was applied when you get the receipt at the counter. In some supermarkets, it’s because cashiers intentionally don’t applying the “1+1” price by pretending to be a mistake.