Travel Information Chile


For anyone planning a trip or relocating to Chile, we’ve provided some helpful travel information including topics, advice, and tips for you.  Read more for Travel Information Chile

Communication and Media in Chile

Information on Placing Phone Calls in Chile

Chile’s telephone system is efficient. You can find public telephone booths in every city, and they all work for national and international calls. However, public phones located on streets are very likely to be tampered or vandalized, so it’s better to use a phone located inside a place of business or a station. There are also special stores that offer private telephone booths, internet access and selling of telephone cards for public phones or cellphones.

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Transportation Services in Chile

Just arrived? Learn more about the transportation options available to you by bus, taxis, colectivos, metro, plane, helicopter, rental cars and wheelchair accessibility

— Bus Services in Chile
— Taxi Colectivos in Chile
— Taxi Services in Chile
— Metro Services in Santiago Chile
— Driving in Chile
— Car Rentals In Chile
— Helicopter Services in Chile

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Health Information in Chile

No vaccinations are required to enter Chile. However, before visiting Chile, you may want to get certain vaccinations and medications for vaccine-preventable diseases and other diseases you might be at risk for at your destination. (Your doctor or health-care provider can determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities.)

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Living in Chile

Considering a move to Chile? Learn more about the cost of living, opening a bank account, setting up utilities, communication, getting a drivers license, taxes and more… Read more on Living in Chile

Safety in Chile

Traveling within Chile is generally safe, and the vast majority of visitors never experience a problem with crime.

Violent crime is a rarity. More common crimes involve pick-pocketing or thefts from purses, backpacks, or rental cars particularly in Santiago, Valparaíso, Concepción, Villarrica and Viña del Mar. Small bags and purses have been stolen from hotel and hostel lobbies, and from the backs of chairs at bars and restaurants. Make sure that your personal belongings, passports and other travel documents are secure at all times. Be on your guard in crowded places, especially markets and festivals, metro (subway) stations, trains, buses and taxis, as well as cafés and restaurants popular with tourists.

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Phone Numbers in Chile

Emergency Services, Hospital phone numbers, taxis, government agencies and websites… Read more on Phone Numbers in Chile

Chile Travel Tips

Tips on when to travel to Chile, traveling with children, travel insurance, travelers with disabilities, tipping, time zone, electricity, how to pack, food and much more…

Chile is situated in the southern hemisphere, therefore, the seasons are inverted to the seasons that Europeans and North Americans are used to. Chile’s geographic and climatic diversity makes it an ideal country to visit throughout the year. Depending on where you want to go, some times are better than others. If you want to ski down one of Chile’s plentiful mountain peaks, take part in a national fiesta, or soak up some sun on the Easter Islands, there’s an ideal time for each activity.

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Visas and Passports for Chile

Passport Requirements For Travelers To Chile:
To enter Chile, your passport must be an original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least two blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).

– Check the current validity of your passport.

– All travelers will need a passport valid for at 6 months following your departure date from Chile.

– Make sure your passport has blank Visa pages.

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