Here you will find important tips and useful information for Chile.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Chilean peso CLP
Currency exchange rate
CLP 100 = ~ CHF 0.13 ; CHF 1 = ~ CLP 754.72 (07/2020)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Cash withdrawals often only with a PIN four digit possible.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
0 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
Passport still valid 6 months or more after the arrival, tourist card, return or onward travel ticket and sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months. Extension available on site. The tourists cards given with the entry are essential to leave the country.
Santiago (Las Condes), Américo Vespuscio Sur 100, piso 14
Tel. +56 2 928 01 00
9.00 - 14.00 h (Mon - Fri
10.00 - 20.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker, first-aid kit, fire extinguisher and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.3 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
The border areas with Peru, Bolivia and Argentina are still partially mined - even in the vicinity of tourist resorts and a few nature reserves.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
- 4 h / - 6 h during our summer time
220 volt / adapter recommended
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