Chile reopens by Turavion
We are open.
We are thrilled that Chile is now on a green list and passengers could start making plans to visit the destination. There are still a few hurdles on the way but we expect that soon we enjoy total travel freedom, so planning for future months are now imminent and we are here to fully support you. For further info regarding entry requirements, please see the end of the email.
HOTEL JOSÉ NOGUEIRA IN PUNTA ARENAS REOPENED ON OCTOBER 1ST, 2021
The hotel building was once the Sara Brown Palace and, as a national monument, is one of the most characteristic buildings in Punta Arenas. It is located directly on the city's main square and is surrounded by other listed buildings.
HOTEL RIO SERRANO - RE-OPENING DATE ON DECEMBER 1ST, 2021
Río Serrano hotel has decided to postpone its opening date to December 1st, 2021 tentatively. In addition, from this season 21-22 onwards the hotel will only operate B&B and its modified All-Inclusive programme.
NEW TERMINAL AT SANTIAGO'S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SCL)
The construction of a new terminal will be completed during 2021 with over 200.000 square metres will be built. There will be reduced waiting times, more parking space, unlimited WiFi [...]
CHILE FROM THE INSIDE
UNIVERSIDAD GLACIER IN CENTRAL CHILE
The Universidad Glacier is located in the Andes Mountains. It is connected to several other glaciers, together forming the largest ice zone in Central Chile and the largest in the country after the Patagonian ice fields [...]
ORONGO - STONE VILLAGE AND CEREMONIAL CENTER OF RAPA NUI
The ceremonial stone village of Orongo is one of the most interesting and spectacular archaeological sites on Easter Island. An ancient ritual took place here that still inspires the Tapati Rapa Nui festival competitions [...]
Chile entry requirements
As of November 1st, the following entry requirements correspond to the current, official information. These announcements are recent and a complete protocol for entry should be out during the week.
CURRENT INFORMATION ON ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Before entering the country, the vaccines received in one's own country must be confirmed so that a mobility passport (pase de movilidad) can be issued from Chile. The application for recognition of vaccines is made through the following page https://mevacuno.gob.cl/. Make sure this is the first step you take when planning your trip to Chile as it may take some time.
Complete the electronic form "Affidavit of the Traveler" up to 48 hours before boarding, in which you must provide your contact information, health and location history. This form will include a QR code as a means of verification. It can be completed at https://www.c19.cl/en.html
Tourists entering the country must have travel health insurance covering an amount of USD 30,000.
Proof of a negative PCR test taken 72 hours before boarding is still required. A PCR test is carried out again at the destination airport in Chile.
A PCR test is carried out at the destination airport in Chile. While the results are pending guests are asked to isolate at a hotel, private residence or similar locations. Once the test is negative, travelers can continue their itinerary.
On the official website https://chile.travel/en/traveltochileplan you will find the updated entry requirements as well as further information. There is no official date for the reopening of Easter Island at the moment.
Thank you and we are here to answer any questions you might have.
Daniel and Turavion team