Chile is an insurmountable destination, with a vast quantity of tourist and natural attractions, a melting pot of culture and traditions, accompanied by lands that in recent years have managed to amaze due to their excellent cuisine and fine wines.
The official language in Chile is Spanish. The population is mestizo, a mix of European and indigenous people, whose traditions are still practiced in some areas of the territory. The literacy rate is 94%, one of the highest in Latin America.
The official currency of Chile is the Chilean peso (CLP).
Banks are open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Most currency exchange offices have a more extensive schedule. We always recommend changing your money at official exchange offices or at your hotel. Major credit and debit cards are accepted in most hotels, shops and restaurants. There are numerous ATM for withdrawing money with credit or debit cards, found in malls, banks and service stations.
A valid passport is required to travel to Chile, however, for Argentines, Brazilians, Paraguayans and Uruguayans simply present their national identification document.