Chile - Traveling
Organizing your trip
Means of transport recommended in town
Means of transport recommended in the rest of the country
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Traveling by yourself
Public transport is dangerous because of the fierce competition between the companies which pushes the drivers, who are under pressure, to drive dangerously. The Metropolitan network is little developed but reliable and clean.
Different forms of tourism
Valparaiso, 120 km north-west of the capital, Santiago, is one of Chile's main cities; its elegance and charm of a 19th century colonial city has put it on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Puerto Montt, in Patagonia, where land and sea merge in a maze of islands, fjords, rivers, lakes and mountains covered in ancient trees.
The Atacama Desert.
Health and safety
Time difference and climate
No = No
Thank you = Gracias
Hello = Hola
Good day = Buenos días
Good afternoon = Buenas tardes
Goodbye = Adiós
I don't understand = No entiendo
How much does it cost? What is the price? = ¿Cuánto cuesta? ¿Cuál es el precio?
I would like to buy ... = Me gustaría comprar ...
Do you take credit cards ? = ¿Aceptan tarjetas de crédito?
Where is ... ? = ¿Dónde está ...?
The post office = la oficina de correo
The bank = el banco
The police station = la estación de policía; la comisaría de policía
The pharmacy = la farmacia
The airport = el aeropuerto
The train station = la estación del tren
A ticket for .... please. = Un boleto (billete) para ..., por favor.
Do you have any rooms available for tonight ? = ¿Tiene habitaciones para esta noche?.