Getting to Chile and Viña del Mar
All international flights to Chile arrive/depart to/from the International Airport “Arturo Merino Benitez” in Santiago, the capital of Chile. Attendees can easily utilize bus transportation to Viña del Mar from Santiago’s airport; taking a bus called Centro Puerto and descend at the Pajaritos Metro Station and take another bus to the final destination. In addition, private taxi cabs or shuttles are available at the airport as well as rental cars. From the Santiago Airport, the drive to Viña del Mar is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes via Route 68.Passport and visa requirements
All overseas visitors are required to have a valid passport for the duration of stay in Chile, and with the exception of delegates from visa-free countries, attendees are required to have the appropriate visa. In the simplest case, foreigners that enter the country with a valid passport will be granted a tourist visa which will last for 90 days. Depending on the nationality of the attendee, the tourist visa may cost a fee. For more information, it is recommended to view the following website which also contains a link to a spreadsheet regarding the tourist visa and any related cost depending on the nationality: More information here
Visas may also be obtained before departure from offices of the Chilean Embassy or Consulate in the attendee’s home country.