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					Expediciones Chile: Airport Information & Emergency Numbers                                 4 Pages


                                  EXPEDICIONES CHILE
                FLIGHT CONNECTIONS
SANTIAGO DE CHILE: Arturo Merino Benitez
International airport
                                                                                  Website:
                                                                                  http://www.aero
                                                                                  puertosantiago.
                                                                                  cl/




Arriving In Chile : When you arrive at the Santiago International airport you will need to pass
immigration. There you will pay a reciprocity entry visa tax of $100. It is good for the life of you
passport. The US charges all Chileans that enter the US the same.

For more information about this fee see:
USA: http://travel.state.gov/foreignentryreqs.html.
Canada: www.congechiletoronto.com.

Next you MUST proceed to claim your luggage even if your luggage is checked all the way to
Puerto Montt. Fortunately the luggage carts are FREE. ALL YOUR LUGGAGE MUST CLEAR
CUSTOMS WITH YOU.

As soon as you pass through customs you will enter a hall; look for the signs and push your
luggage cart towards the National departure area of the airport. You will see elevators to take you
to the National departure hall on the second floor. Here you will find the Lan Chile national
check-in and Ticket counters.

There are money change counters in the luggage claim area, and several ATMs in the airport. Try
to exchange money in Santiago if you have time before your flight.

Your final destination is Chaiten; but first you must fly to Puerto Montt and claim your baggage.




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PUERTO MONTT: El Tepual Regional Airport

                                                    About Puerto Montt:
                                                    http://www.chile-travel.com/puertomo.htm

                                                    http://gosouthamerica.about.com/cs/southamerica/a/ChilP
                                                    toMontt.htm

                                                    About Puerto Varas:

                                                    http://www.chile-travel.com/pvhome.htm




AIR PORT WEBSITE:
http://www.azworldairports.com/cfm/frame.cfm?src=http://www.azworldairports.c
om/airports/p1350pmc.htm


AT THE AIRPORT:
Once you arrive in Puerto Montt airport, grab you bags, depart the baggage area, and go
direct to the counters. Our counter Servicio Aereos Regionales is on the far end of the
airport as seen in the picture below.

                                                      The person in charge is Mireya
                                                      (MIR -AY -AHH ) Gonzalez. All
                                                      you have to do is identify yourself
                                                      with name and passport and let them
                                                      know you are traveling with
                                                      Expediciones Chile. They have you
                                                      reserve waiting for you. (Usually
                                                      our charter flight departs at 11:00am
                                                      to Chaiten. Certain Saturdays there
                                                      will be a second flight at 2:00 pm)



If for some reason you are late or early and can not locate our representative at the
counter call us immediately. They have you reserve waiting for you. (Usually our
charter flight departs at 11:00am to Chaiten. Certain Saturdays there will be a
second flight at 2:00 pm) If for some reason you are late or early and can not locate our
representative at the counter call us immediately. With a pay phone we are a local call
from this airport. If you use a prepaid card you will need our area code. If you have time,
there is one ATM machine in the lobby - the last one you will see on your trip – it may,
or may not be in service..


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OVERNIGHT STAYS: If you are arriving in Puerto Montt prior to your charter flight to
Chaiten, you can take a van or a cab to your hotel. Be sure to make plans with our office,
to ensure that you can meet up with your trip.

TRAVEL PROBLEMS: If you run into problems along your journey, (e.g. cancelled
flight, missed flight, missing baggage) call our office and push onward!!! We will be
expecting you, and will help you sort out any confusion once you are here.

 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS:
 Exchile Office: cc (1)-888-488-9082 officechile@exchile.com
 Exchile Operations in Chile : cc (56) – ac (65) 721-386 If busy call (65) 721-315
 futa@exchile.com
 Exchile representative in Puerto Montt (Mireya Gonzalez) ac(65) 264.010 (airport contact)
 ac(65) 263.654 (office) ac(65) 264.010 (office) Mobile: 09 443 7740
 Exchile representative in Chaiten Chile (Nicolas): ac (65) 731-429



IN CHAITEN:
                                                       About Chaiten
                                                       http://www.patagonias.net/Cities/Chaiten.htm

                                                       http://www.interpatagonia.com/chaiten/index_i.html


                                                       Parque Pumalin
                                                       http://www.davearoundtheworld.org/s_chile/pumalin.h
                                                       tml

                                                       http://www.parquepumalin.cl/english/centros%20info/c
                                                       entros/CIchaiten.html




ARRIVING IN CHAITEN: Once you arrive at the Chaiten airport an Expediciones Chile
staff member will pick you up and drive you to Futaleufu. The drive lasts approximately 3.5
hours.




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PUNTA ARENAS: Aeropuerto Presidente Carlos Ibanez del
Campo

                                                        About Punta Arenas
                                                        http://www.interpatagonia.com/puntaarenas/index_i.html

                                                        http://gorp.away.com/gorp/location/latamer/chile/paine.ht
                                                        m




AT THE AIRPORT:
Once you arrive at the Punta Arenas airport, get your luggage and look for our representative.
They will be looking for you. All you have to do is identify yourself with name and passport and
let them know you are traveling with Expediciones Chile and Cascada. Trips start at 12 noon at
the airport. The first flight which from Santiago arrives usually arrives about 11:50 am in Punta
Arenas. If you are arriving after 1:00 pm we can not wait for you and you will have to arrange a
private shuttle to the park or arrive a day before the trip starts.
.
OVERNIGHT STAYS: If you are arriving in Punta Arenas prior to your trip date call our
representative in Puerto Natales and let them know which hotel you can be picked up at. Pick up
time is 11:15 am.

TRAVEL PROBLEMS: If you run into problems along your journey, (e.g. cancelled flight,
missed flight, missing baggage) call our Puerto Natales office and push onward!!! We will be
expecting you, and will help you sort out any confusion once you are here.


 EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS FOR TORRES DEL PAINE TRIPS:
 If you are in Punta Arenas call our representative in Puerto Natales First.
 At any other time call our office in Chile or the USA cc= country code     ac= area
 code
 Exchile Rep in Puerto Natales (Cascada) cc(56) ac (61) 414 442 (7 day/24 hours).
 Exchile Main Office: cc (1)-888-488-9082       officechile@exchile.com
 Exchile Operations in Chile : cc (56) – ac (65) 721-386 futa@exchile.com




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