10 essential tips for traveling to Chile - Street Travelers - Travels - 2020

10 essential tips for traveling to Chile

With this list of tips for traveling to Chile We want to make your trip as easy as possible, as well as getting closer to one of the most incredible countries in the world, which we are sure, will make you fall in love at the moment of stepping on it.
With some of the most extreme landscapes in the world, a unique culture and exceptional cuisine, among many other things, Chile is a safe bet in addition to a destination in uppercase that will exceed any expectations you have, however high.

Based on our trip to Chile and Easter Island in 31 days, we leave you a list of those that are for us, the best tips for traveling to Chile.

1. What is the best time?

The first thing to keep in mind is that Chile is a country of great dimensions and for this reason, it has different climates, depending on the time and the area you travel, so we could even say that any time is good to travel to Chile, without forgetting that if you are going to travel to Chile during these months, it is highly recommended to make reservations for flights, accommodation and rental car in time to avoid excessive prices and lack of availability.
In addition to this, we cannot forget that Chile is in the southern hemisphere, so the seasons are reversed in relation to Spain.

  • High season (from November to February): In addition to being the busiest season, these months are the best to visit much of Chile such as Santiago, the Atacama Desert, Torres del Paine, Puerto Mont and Easter Island.
  • Mid season (from September to November and from March to May): This would be the best time to travel to the Lake District, at which time temperatures are more stable.
  • Low season (from June to August): If you like winter sports, this is the most suitable time for a trip to Chile as well as to visit the northern part of the country.

2. Security

Chile is a very safe country in general, although as in any destination, certain basic precautions have to be taken, such as not carrying valuables in sight in places that we do not know or do not go through crowded areas at night. To have data on the unsafe areas of a city or area, nothing better than asking at the accommodation itself, where they will surely give you advice so that travel to Chile Be totally safe.
If you are going to make a journey by public transport, you should book it in advance and keep track of valuables and luggage and if you are going to need a taxi, it is usually more advisable to hire it directly with the accommodation that you do not take one on the street .
In addition to this, we cannot forget that Chile is a country sometimes exposed to natural disasters such as earthquakes or floods. Despite that, we assure you from experience, that it is an incredibly prepared country, so if you live any, always follow the recommendations and indications of the authorities.

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