• Reciprocity tax
    At the airport, all those travellers with passports from Australia, Canada, United States and Mexico, have to pay a reciprocity tax before entering International Police.
    • Australia: US$30.00
    • Canada: US$55.00
    • Mexico: US$15.00
    • United States: US$100.00

  • How to get Chilean money
    • At the airport: you will find ATMs at the first and third level, International Central Hall. They accept Mastercard, Visa, Visa Electron, Cirrus, Plus and Maestro.
      There is also an office of the Santander Santiago bank, located at the second level, International Central Hall. It opens from 09:00 - 14:00 hr.
      Finally, the exchange office AFEX is opened 24 hours a day, and is located at the third level, International Central Hall.
    • Most internationally recognized currencies can be exchanged at commercial banks and foreign exchange agencies. Credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Banks are opened from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 14:00 hr.
      The exchange rate for Chilean Currency is approximately:
      • 1 USD = 530 Chilean pesos
      • 1 € (Euro) = 622 Chilean pesos
    • Exchange offices in Providencia:
      • Afex, in Pedro de Valdivia 044 avenue.
      • Guiñazu Transfer, in Pedro de Valdivia 048 avenue.

Coin denominations: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 Chilean pesos.
Paper money: 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 and 20000 Chilean pesos

  • Weather in Santiago
    Santiago, due to its position in the central region, has a Mediterranean climate with well-defined seasons. Summer, between December and February, is dry and hot with temperatures that can reach over 30°C (87º F) and cooling down at night.
    You can check the weather on the Weather Channel or weather-chile.

  • Chile's standard time zone is UTC/GMT -4 hours.
    Daylight savings, UTC-3, from the second Saturday in October to the second Saturday in March.

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