The local currency is the Chilean Peso (CLP), which is divided into 100 centavos. Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club and to a lesser extent, American Express, are accepted in most large shops and hotels. Travellers cheques, particularly in US Dollars, are welcome in major towns, where there are banks and cambios offering currency exchange services. ATMs are widely available.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Chile||CLP 100||CLP 1,000||CLP 10,000||CLP 100,000||CLP 1,000,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.19||A$ 1.88||A$ 18.78||A$ 187.79||A$ 1,877.92|
|Canada||C$ 0.19||C$ 1.90||C$ 19.03||C$ 190.34||C$ 1,903.40|
|Ireland||€ 0.13||€ 1.30||€ 13.03||€ 130.35||€ 1,303.50|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.21||NZ$ 2.06||NZ$ 20.55||NZ$ 205.54||NZ$ 2,055.43|
|South Africa||R 1.87||R 18.67||R 186.73||R 1,867.27||R 18,672.73|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.10||£ 1.03||£ 10.33||£ 103.31||£ 1,033.13|
|United States of America||US$ 0.17||US$ 1.75||US$ 17.45||US$ 174.54||US$ 1,745.44|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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