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Chile Country Quickfacts

  • Moai standing on Easter Island
  • Red door in an old neighborhood of Santiago de Chile
  • The market in Valparaiso
Area:  756,096.3 km2
Capital: Santiago
Country Code: 56
Country Population: 16,634,603
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted in tourist areas: American Express, Visa, Master Card and Diners Club
Currency: Peso
Departure Tax: $30USD - Usually buried within airline fares.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 220 V
Ethnic Groups: 

65% Mestizo; 30% White; 5% Amerindian

Location:  South Western South America
Official Language(s): Spanish
Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant
Time Zone: CLT (UTC -4 and -6)
Tipping: Tipping is expected. Restaurants may charge 12% extra as service but will adujst this amount if you request it.



Chile Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Chile.

Learn about the history and culture of Chile, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Chile's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Chile for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Chile tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Chile vacation packages,  why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others. 



Book your Chile tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Chile tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, enjoy a small group tour, a Holiday of a Lifetime, an independent travel module and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Chile.

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