Travelling to Chile during Covid-19

Stay healthy, stay informed and stay safe.
Experience the best social distancing on the planet in your very own Condor Camper.

Why travel in a Campervan?

If you are longing for somewhere remote, unspoilt and uncrowded in one of the world’s least densely populated places, then Chile is the place for you!

A Condor Camper is like a mini house on wheels. You have all the facilities you need to live comfortably and explore your surroundings while keeping a safe distance from others. You aren’t stuck in a hotel room or busy communal area, all you have is nature and the people you choose to travel with!

Our number one priority is keeping our customers healthy and safe while adventuring in our campervans. Our dedicated team continue to implement and follow all Covid 19 government protocols provided for our industry, thus ensuring you are 100% safe in your Condor Camper.

 

Why travel in a Campervan?

If you are longing for somewhere remote, unspoilt and uncrowded in one of the world’s least densely populated places, then Chile is the place for you!

A Condor Camper is like a mini house on wheels. You have all the facilities you need to live comfortably and explore your surroundings while keeping a safe distance from others. You aren’t stuck in a hotel room or busy communal area, all you have is nature and the people you choose to travel with!

Our number one priority is keeping our customers healthy and safe while adventuring in our campervans. Our dedicated team continue to implement and follow all Covid 19 government protocols provided for our industry, thus ensuring you are 100% safe in your Condor Camper.

 

Yes! Foreign tourists can enter Chile provided they follow the below:
  • Arrive into Chile’s only International Airport in Santiago
  • Negative PCR test performed 72 hours prior to boarding your flight
  • Complete the travellers sworn statement health declaration form up to 48 hours before boarding your flight. The form can be found here.
  • Mandatory Health Insurance which covers COVID-19 with a minimum coverage of $30,000 USD.
Tourists from the 31st December 2020 will also be required to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival, however from the 7th day of quarantine a negative PCR test allows the quarantine to be shortened.

Please see the Official Government Information Up to date Information
Yes! There is a new special ‘Holiday Permit’ which allows residents living in comunas in phase 2 to travel to other comunas in Chile which are in phase 2 or higher. The permit is available between 4 January and 31 March 2021 and only one permit may be obtained throughout the period.

Please see the Official Government website for Up to date Information
Comunas in Chile have been placed into different Phases ‘Pasos’.
  • Travel and Overnight stays are permitted between comunas in phase 3, 4 or 5 to other comunas in phase 3, 4 or 5.
  • Transiting through comunas in phase 1 or 2 is permitted in order to reach a final destination which is in phase 3, 4 or 5.
  • The following document must be completed and presented on request:
  • Pasaporte sanitario - Obtain here - https://www.c19.cl/regional_es.html
Don't worry, upon picking up your Condor Camper a member of staff will provide and explain how the forms work as well as provide you with some more helpful COVID-19 information which may be useful for your trip.
For more information on how to travel between regions, and which places can be visited (phase 3) please see the official government information.
We can also provide you with a sim card to complete this form while on the road, please ensure your mobile phone is unlocked.
Foreign tourists arriving to Santiago have up to 24 hours to travel to your destination in another region of the country (phase 3 or higher). When completing your travellers sworn statement before flying to Santiago it is important you enter a phase 3 comuna as your destination. Your airline’s boarding pass will be your valid document to travel outside of Santiago.
No. Foreign tourists may only enter Chile via Santiago's international airport. Currently, all land borders between Chile and Argentina are closed for tourists. In order to reach Punta Arenas from Santiago you must travel through Argentina, therefore, this road trip is currently not possible. An excellent alternative is to pickup a camper in Santiago, travel South via the Lake District to the Carretera Austral before dropping off in Puerto Varas or, returning to Santiago to drop off your camper ahead of your international flight home. For more information please see here
Many national parks are now open with additional national parks opening everyday. For official information please visit CONAF website.
As travellers ourselves, we understand that flexibility is vital during this uncertain time, that’s why we are making an exception to our usual Rental Agreement Terms & Conditions. If you are unable to travel to Chile, all customers can postpone their original Camper booking and change the date to any future period (subject to availability). We will provide you with a special voucher valid indefinitely……you can even exchange the voucher with family or friends!
Our number one priority is keeping our customers healthy and safe while adventuring in our campervans. Our dedicated team continue to implement and follow all COVID-19 government protocols provided for our industry, thus ensuring you are 100% safe in your Condor Camper. Every year we evaluate and improve our cleaning process to make sure no detail gets overlooked. We’ve ramped up our cleaning process to address the additional risks that COVID-19 poses.
  • Pre and post-clean Lysol using Industrial-strength & eco-friendly cleaning supplies
  • 3 extra layers of extra strength disinfectant to sanitize all of our surfaces in vans
  • High-temp disinfectant wash for all bedding items
  • Industrial-strength scrub cleaner for cushions & curtains
  • High-temp wash of all kitchen equipment (cups, plates,etc.)
  • Thorough cleaning & disinfectant of all camp equipment (beds, ladders, chairs, stoves, etc.)
  • Before arriving for your pickup, confirm that you have not been exposed to someone with Coronavirus, and have not experienced any symptoms in the last 14 days.
  • Wipe down surfaces in your Condor Camper frequently
  • Wash hands, Cover face (face coverings must be worn in all public places in Chile by law) Make space (at least 2 metres)
Upon collection of your Condor Camper, you will be provided with a 24hr Emergency contact number which will be answered directly by a member of the Condor Campers team. We will endeavour to assist you with any help you may need. Medical facilities in Chile are some of the best in South America, especially in Santiago, where healthcare standards are very high. Data collected by the World Health Organization ranked Chile’s health system 33rd out of 190 countries. This is similar in ranking and expenditure to Australia and Denmark. Many doctors have been educated abroad and speak English. As with any overseas trip, we 100% recommend that all visitors arrange their own travel insurance which covers them for travel around Chile.

For any more COVID-19 questions, or help with your camper road trip, please don’t hesitate to get in touch [email protected]

 

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