Dangers & Annoyances

If arriving at night, stay alert; petty thievery isn't uncommon. Be hyperaware walking around the bus station as well as along the costanera and Antonio Varas, which have become stretches of ill repute and shadiness after the sun goes down.

Police Stations

Embassies & Consulates


There are more banks along Antonio Varas near Plaza de Armas than there are in Switzerland. You'll find money-exchange houses clustered around Diego Portales and Guillermo Gallardo.

Banco de Chile ATM.

Banco de Chile ATM.


Tourist Information

Conaf Can provide details on nearby national parks.

Información Turística On the west side extension of Plaza de Armas and at arrivals in the airport. Stocks a wealth of brochures, but little English spoken.

Travel Agencies

Andina del Sud Represents the CruceAndino in Puerto Montt.