transportation

access to departures SCL

Updated: Chilean border will reopen for tourists in November 23rd 2020! (SCL)

(The date has been confirmed. Tourists entering Santiago through the airport will be allowed starting November 23rd) The border reopening is imminent. La Tercera just reported that a new decree will be issued by the end of November. The reopening will be gradual so only SCL airport will be allowed as an entry point at...

taxi colectivo

What’s A Chilean Colectivo?

I know this is a bit confusing but have you ever wonder why are there taxis with names on top in some streets? I noticed that not many articles are written about them and let alone in English. Even worse, most articles pointing at this “colectivo” topic refer to the Argentinian meaning of the word...

transantiago buses

How to use public transportation in Santiago (Transantiago)

We just learned how to get from the airport to the city. Now, we are in Santiago but… how do we move around? Back in the day, Santiago just had buses with different routes that crossed the city from end to end and you needed to know your destination or maybe take two or three...

Getting Out Of The Airport

The only airport of Santiago is Pudahuel, also known as Arturo Merino Benítez (AMB) or SCL (IATA abbreviation). The airport is under a series of expansion works but it’s still easy to get around. The “low cost” trend which arrived rather late to South America caused several airports to build more gates or new runways....