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Foreign travel advice

Chile

Summary

Bolivian media have reported a blockade at the border crossing with Chile at Tambo Quemado & Matarani. The Chilean side of the border remains open. You should monitor local media, and check for updates with the Interior Ministry border information.

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.

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