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    • Minibus to San Pedro

      Calama May 4, 2015 at 3:48 PM

      2015 how much is the minibus from airport to San Pedro?

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      General Questions

      Easter Island May 6, 2015 at 8:11 PM

      1) I would like to know if I have to pick up my luggage (one piece) once I arrive in Santiago, Chile and recheck my luggage for the flight to Easter Island? (I am arriving from the U.S.)

      2) Do I have to purchase a national park ticket (not certain if this is the correct name for it) at the airport in order to enter the parks?

      3) Is it still possible to get an Easter Island passport stamp?

      4) And my final questions: Do most of the restaurants prefer Chilean pesos rather than American dollars? And how

      much should I budget approximately for lunch and dinner each day?

      Thank you in advance for any answers you can provide!

    • which stop to get off from the airport bus in SCL to catch the Hop on hop off bus?

      Santiago May 23, 2015 at 6:24 AM

      Staying in Santiago for about 12 hours and wanted to go into the city. Which airport bus stop would be ideal to get off in Santiago to get on the hop-on hop off day for the day?

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      Safety for Solo Female Traveler

      Easter Island May 4, 2015 at 7:23 AM

      If this has already been addressed on another forum that I haven't read yet, I apologize. I will be traveling to Easter Island the last week of May 2015. I have a tour guide for two full days and one half day, but I would like to explore the island alone on the fourth day and in the evening. Is this safe to do for a solo female traveler? Thanks!

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      Reciprocity Fee for U.S. Citizens?

      Easter Island May 20, 2015 at 6:29 AM

      Does anyone know if Chile did in fact end the $160 reciprocity fee for U.S. citizens who travel to Easter Island via Santiago, Chile? Thanks!


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    • Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica train timetable (Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica calendario)

      Arica Mar 31, 2015 at 5:38 PM

      Hi everyone.

      I plan to take this train from Arica (Chile) to Tacna (Peru).

      Is this train route still in operation? If so, what is the timetable?


      1 Answer Apr 1, 2015 at 7:11 PM
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      Lauca - how to get around?

      Putre Jul 1, 2014 at 2:00 AM


      I am going to visit Arica and from there I am planning to go to Putre and Lauca National Park. I would like to ask for recommendation as to how to move around the park, I understand that it covers quite a decent area (too large to see it all on foot in one day) and that is why I am wondering whether to a). rent a car and move around on my own, b). take an organized tour from Arica to Lauca, c). try to wait and see whether I can get some organized tour from the hotel in Putre where I will be staying. Can I ask anyone who has already been there to recommend what is the best option? I should add that I will be a solo traveller and that makes a thing a little bit more complicated....

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 12:19 AM
    • Earthquake info

      Iquique Apr 1, 2014 at 5:41 PM

      M8.0 earthquake- 83km NW of Iquique,
      What is happening there? Are things ok?
      Can info from here in Canada be of any help?

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    • resturants

      Arica Mar 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM

      what are some names of restaurants in Arica Chile?

      2 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 2:47 PM
    • Transport between Arica (Chile) and Tacna (Peru)

      Arica Nov 28, 2013 at 5:23 AM

      Hi all,

      I understand from Lonely Planet that there are FOUR modes of transport between Arica (Chile) and Tacna (Peru); bus, train, taxi and colectivo(shared-taxi).

      What is the cheapest option?


      1 Answer Nov 29, 2013 at 3:54 AM
    • Tours and getting around in Arica

      Arica Sep 16, 2013 at 12:38 PM

      Does anyone know of a good reliable tour guide for Arica? Also what is the best way to get to The main shopping street 21 de Mayo and Handicraft markets?

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      Gas in Putre?

      Putre Aug 5, 2013 at 3:37 AM

      Hello, can someone confirm that there is a gas station in Putre? I am going there in 3 weeks with a rental car and will spend 3 days visiting the parks and lake Chungara. So I will have to refill the car. Thank you for your reply

      5 Answers Aug 10, 2013 at 1:17 AM
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      la paz

      Arica Feb 22, 2013 at 11:26 AM

      Hi, Does anyone have any info on how to get to la paz from arica, is there still a train?. Thanks.

      2 Answers Feb 23, 2013 at 1:52 AM
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      Iquique to cusco bus

      Iquique Feb 7, 2013 at 9:06 AM

      Hi all

      Does anyone know if there is daily buses from Iquique to Cusco?.

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      Taxi to Azapa Geoglpyhs?

      Arica Oct 26, 2012 at 12:47 PM

      We are arriving by cruise ship and trying to plan a day on our own using taxis rather than taking an organized tour.
      . We wish to visit the Archeological Museum in San Marcos by taxi. Is it also possible to go from there to see the geoglyphs and maybe the handicrafts in Parinacota or are they too far away? ( I am more interested in the geoglyphs than the handicrafts).

    • Museo Arqueologicò San Miguel de Azapa

      Arica Nov 30, 2010 at 6:16 AM

      I am thinking of getting a taxi to the Museo Arqueologicò San Miguel de Azapa from the port. Are there taxis available to return or do I have to order one. Thankyou

      2 Answers Nov 30, 2010 at 6:59 AM
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      Help planning Arica and San Pedro De Atacama

      Arica Oct 21, 2010 at 4:49 PM

      I'm going to land in a week in Arica, I would like to see Lauca National Park and then go to San Pedro De Atacama to see Uyuni desert and\or De Atacama desert (do you think they are different?) what would be the best way to do that? I'm a solo traveler so car is not an option...

      2 Answers Nov 8, 2010 at 5:40 PM
    • boat travel

      Iquique Jul 23, 2009 at 11:33 AM

      Is it possible to take a boat from Iquique to Antofagasta?

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    • how to get to isluga?

      Isluga May 18, 2009 at 12:48 PM

      I'd like to go to isluga village but dont know where to head from?


      1 Answer May 18, 2009 at 12:59 PM
    • Buying a car a good idea???

      Iquique Nov 2, 2007 at 9:37 AM

      Hi all!
      My boyfriend and i were thinking of buying a cheap car to drive thru Chile, Argentina and possibly further north in Sth America. We have a few questions...
      Will the expense and risk of forking out cash for a car be worth it? How expensive is petrol? Tolls? Parking?
      Can you take a car across borders? What customs procedure are involved?
      Would we be able to sell the car after we finish our trip, most likely in Argentina?
      Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated, especially about Sth Am red tape!!
      Muchas gracias por su words of wisdom (Love spanglish!)

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2007 at 12:22 PM
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      Arica to La Paz

      Arica Aug 14, 2005 at 8:00 PM

      So I've been reading a LP guidebook but it doesn't seem to mention about the bus schedule, it mentions only prices and durations. Does anyone know what time of day the bus leaves from Arica to La Paz? It doesn't have to be an exact time but an approximate one let's say early morning, late afternoon, overnight or something like that is enough.


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      train between La Paz and Arica

      Arica Feb 27, 2005 at 7:30 PM

      Is there a connection between La Paz and Arica by train or bus.
      Thank you

      2 Answers Mar 23, 2005 at 6:14 AM
    • Pisagua, Chile

      Pisagua Nov 21, 2003 at 7:22 AM

      I have lived in London for a while now and I am travelling through my native country in january. I want to visit Pisagua, but no one in Chile seems able to tell me how to get there without a car (I don't drive). Any ideas? Despues de vivir unos años en Londres, voy a vajar a mi tierra natal en enero. Quiero visitar Pisagua, pero no he podido averiguar como llegar sin automovil (no conduzco). Ideas?

      2 Answers Nov 22, 2003 at 6:39 PM
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      Pernoctada en Iquique

      Iquique Oct 26, 2003 at 8:51 AM

      Estare viajando primeros dias de Noviembre desde Bogota Colombia a Santiago via terrestre . Valdra mejor la pena pernoctar en Iquique que en Arica ?? Cual seria el tiempo desde Una y otra hasta Santiago .Voy en linea de buses terrestre .Pienso tomar una linea de bus local como Turbus .Sera mejor desde Arica o iquique .Se de la Zona Franca en Iquique .Vale la pena ??.Gracias .

      2 Answers Nov 22, 2003 at 6:55 PM