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FAQ Chile

So, you’re planning on going to Chile? Exciting!

There is so much to think about when visiting any new country, from making sure you’ve got the right visa, to what to pack!

To help you focus on the excitement instead of the admin, our Chile Travel Specialists have offered their own personal advice for making your trip hassle-free and answered some of the most frequently asked questions from our travellers below.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible below, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers and we’ll gladly help!

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Chile?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What should I pack for a trip to Chile?
  • What vaccinations do I need to visit Chile?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Chile?
  • What is the food like in Chile?
  • What aspects of Chilean culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Chile?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Chile?
  • How does tipping in Chile work?