You can rent a car in most cities with the beginning rate at about
$30.00 dollars a day for a small car. Rate for medium and luxury
car are higher. Check through the rent a car pages for the best rates.
Southern Chile does have quite a few breath taking cruises but
mainly in the months of October through April. The travel
agencies can inform you of the different types of cruises. You can
also go to patagonia cruises to see more
Chile does have national airlines that go to the major cities.
A 45 minute trip (between 250 and 300 mile) cost about $80.00 dollars one
way. A round trip is usually double ($160.00 dollars).
Prices may be less between some cities.
Prices can change at any time so its better to check with the
agencies to fine out the latest prices.
Horseback riding is a great outdoor adventure. Many travel agencies
in Chile can arrange a trip for you. These trips can last a few hours or
a few days. Many of these horseback riding adventures go into the
Taxi cabs are rather cheap. It cost about $2.00 per mile or about $1.00
per kilometer. Whether you have one person or more than one person
in the cab, the cost is the same. Prices could vary from city to city.
Some people do bike across the country in Chile but most roads are
heavy with traffic and leave little room for bikes. On the other hand if
you are a mountain biker looking for the ultimate challange and not afraid
of roughing it and organizing things on your own, this country has virtually
unlimited possibilities for you. Remember the wet rainy months are from
May until the end of August or September in central and southern Chile
so if you are on a bike make sure you prepare for the weather conditions.
There is a good bus system that can get you to all the major cities
and regions in Chile. The ticket cost is about $10.00 about every 250 to
300 miles. Once you get to the city there is another bus system that can
bring you to almost every little town in Chile. A ticket on these
buses begins at a price of 75 cents and up depending on how far away the
city.Check out the travel agencies for more information.
The north and south train goes between Santiago, Chillán, and
Concepción. The cost is about 20% higher than the bus lines.
About $13.00 dollars every 250 to 300 miles. There a a few new trains that
make it between Santiago and Chillan in 4.5 hours. If you are continueing
on to Concepcion you take a bus connectoin which take a little over
and hour. Check out the travel agencies for more