Travel facts Chile

Do I need a Visa?
A visa is not currently required for a stay of up to 90 days though for the latest requirements please refer to the Chilean consulate in your country of residence. Passports must be valid and have at least one blank page.

When is the best time of the year to visit Chile?
Chile can be visited all year round though if you are planning on a climb on Ojos Del Salado then you should consider traveling between November and April.

What vaccinations do I need?
You will need to check with your doctor or travel clinic as travel advice changes but all standard immunisations (for example, tetanus and hepatitis A+B) are recommended.

What's the currency of Chile?                                                                               
The currency in Chile is the Chilean peso. Bills come in denominations of 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, and 20,000 pesos.

What is the time difference and phone code for Chile?
Chilean time is GMT/UTC minus 4 hours and the international code for dialing to Chile is +56

Are there ATM facilities in Chile?
Cities and large towns should all have ATM’s which accept international credit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Diners and American Express; debit cards Visa Electron and Maestro.

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