Currency

Chilean peso (CH$)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than CH$65,000

  • Inexpensive hospedaje room/dorm bed: CH$10,000
  • Budget-restaurant dinner main: CH$5000
  • Three-course set lunch: CH$4000–7000

Midrange: CH$65,000–80,000

  • Double room in midrange hotel or B&B: CH$50,000
  • Midrange-restaurant dinner main: CH$8000
  • Car rentals: start at CH$20,000 per day

Top End: More than CH$80,000

  • Double room in top-end hotel: CH$80,000
  • Fine-restaurant dinner main: CH$14,000
  • All-day guided outdoor adventures: CH$30,000–65,000

Bargaining

Unlike some South American countries, bargaining is generally not the norm in Chile.

Money

Numerous ATMs are located at banks around the plaza.