Landscape view of Chile

Chile πŸ‡¨πŸ‡±

Santiago

South America, Americas

Chile is part of Americas with capital at Santiago. Official language is Spanish. Chile uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, Β°C). Time zone is from UTC-06:00 to UTC-03:00 with daylight saving time. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Chile uses the Chilean peso (symbol: $), code CLP.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 pesos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Chile. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Chile is on average 6.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Chile is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 11,197.20 CLP, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Claro, Entel, Movistar or WOM. Chile uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Chile upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Chile, dial +, then 56 (the country code for Chile), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Chile, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Chile uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type L.

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Chile you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on motorways, 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on expressways, 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-100 km/h (49-62 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

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Ambulance

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Fire department

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Last updated: April 19, 2019