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.
United States: US$100.00
How to get Chilean money
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
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 = 528 Chilean pesos
1 € (Euro) = 623 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.
savings, UTC-3, from the second Saturday in October to the second
Saturday in March.