• 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$56.00
    • Canada: US$132.00
    • 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 first and 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 = 536 Chilean pesos
      • 1 € (Euro) = 703 Chilean pesos

  • Weather in Santiago
    Santiago, due to its position in the central region, has a Mediterranean climate with well-defined seasons. Between March and May, the temperature diminishes gradually. It can reach around 25°C (77º F), 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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