Foreign travel advice
There are ongoing public sector strikes which have affected airports, border crossings and the movement of goods. Peaceful demonstrations can sometimes turn confrontational and violent. You should monitor local media for the latest information and avoid all protests.
Around 80,000 British nationals visit Chile each year. Most visits to Chile are trouble-free. Opportunistic street crime can be a problem in towns and cities, and in areas popular with tourists.
Take care of your personal belongings at all times and be aware of your surroundings. Carry a photocopy of your passport and keep the original document in a safe place. See Crime
There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.