Information & Facts
Calle Bandera 361
The official language is Spanish.
The local currency is the Chilean Peso (CLP), which is divided
into 100 centavos. Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and to a lesser
extent, American Express, are accepted in most large shops and
hotels. Travellers cheques, particularly in US Dollars, are welcome
in major towns, where there are banks and
cambiosoffering currency exchange services. ATMs are
Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm. Free guided tours are
offered Tuesday to Friday at 1pm and 5pm, and Saturday 10am to 2pm
(advance registration required)
Mainland is GMT -4 (GMT -3 from October to March). Easter
Island is GMT -6 (GMT -5 from October to March).