All Chile Forum and Wiki

The All Chile Forum and Chile Wiki is the online Expat English language resource for foreigners, inside and outside Chile since 2006. When it comes to moving to or living in Chile, the Chile Forum has for over eight years been the most comprehensive source for those that like to research, need self-help, DIY, how to's, and everything else about life in Chile.

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Iva tax question with foreign credit card
This question seems to have been asked twice, so has answers on both.

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Iva tax question with foreign credit card
The only thing you can get without sales tax is lodging BUT the lodging has to offer it (it is not obligatory) and it is done when you pay with your foreign credit card and showing your copy of the...

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: South American Travel with ID card
If I had the time and wasn't with my suegra and my wife, I would have played around with it by asking to see the prohibition and asking for a supervisor. I surmise this may have been a bribe...

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TOPIC: FACTA (The U.S. IRS wants to know everything)
Señor, you are being too polite.

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TOPIC: Witnessing Birth New Country, the Scotland
~ just a wee sampling of some headlines ... Election Fraud Scottish Independence - Votes Taken out in a neat bundle Police Investigating Alleged Vote Fraud In...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: what are filtered needles (used to fill a syringe) called?
Hmmm, this seems to be a balancing act between safety and necessity.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Sept 18th week holiday 2014
Exactly what I have found since I have been here, office workers and governemt workers yeah slack off but the rest...its debatable. Of course from the beggining of Sept you will get the standard "despues el 18" response if...

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Chile Pets and Animals
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TOPIC: Pet food choice
My cat is eating Canadian Acana foods, but I can't find any shops selling it by googling "acana" in Chilean web. Have you seen this food in pet stores? Any good alternatives in Chile?

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Bomb in Santiago
Interesting what these youngsters arrested in La Pintana were wearing and that they made no attempt to shield their faces.

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Jobs in Chile and Work Related Issues in Chile
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TOPIC: filing cabinets - Staples needed
Yeah I am surprised it does not exist either, but when it does, it will be called "Officey" and they will have an Easy Button that can't say "Easy" because that would be ripping off local IP and not...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: visa en tramite
Hi, Along the same lines, I ran into some trouble because we (my Chilean boyfriend and I) thought that my permission to work/travel while my visa was en tramite started from April, when the letter was dated, however, it turns...

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TOPIC: US trying to destabilize Latin America?
There are gradients of "destabilization". For instance, (phase 1 =) you removed its democratically elected government who dared to act on its peoples' behalf and then later (phase 2 =) attack, threatening to attack or sanction that same country because...

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Car rental recommendation in the Lake region?
That's low for Chile. Average small car is probably US$60 per day. It also depends on the terms and conditions, as mentioned previously..

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: 4WD Ford Explorer camper for Sale in Chile Oct/Nov 2014
Hola! We are a Fench couple living in Chile. We will sell our 4WD Ford Explorer camper bed converted in Chile in October / November 2014 FORD EXPLORER 4WD Full 2000 Eddie Bauer in perfect condition - PRICE: 7700 EUR...

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Chile's Believe It or Not!!
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TOPIC: 55% of chileans "dissatisfied"...
~ ok, let's do a quick cross-thread over to "state of the states"... we just found a recent comparison of "how things are going"... look! --- allchileans seem to have a distinct advantage over the yanquis in "satisfaction"... only 55%...

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TOPIC: Don't drink & drive
They ought to throw them in the drunk tank, slap them with a fine, and let them go without ruining their lives. Unless they damage people or property, then they ought to be fair game for negligent whatever-they-did. Zero tolerance,...

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TOPIC: US 32nd of 34 in OECD for worst tax system
Ohhhhhh, but it's SOOOOoooooooooo progressive!!! (this is where I would put hearts and dancing happy drum-circle hippies in love if the smilies allowed it) How can you not just love the progressive progressivity of the most progressive tax code in...

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Business corruption in Chile...
notice these trades seem to all have one thing in common: the mining industry. it has always been corrupt, and always will be, everywhere in the world. now that the comod boom is bust, get ready for a lot...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: In which comuna would you buy a family property?
Per year, we are paying about 0.5 percent of market value, on a small apartment in Las Condes, I pay a good deal more than that. Whatever, always look at what the contribuciones are for any property you are...

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: Construction question

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Spanish to English translator needed in Santiago
haaaAAAAAAaaaaaaaa!!!!!!! that is almost as funny as the guy that called me at 9 pm last night to buy a property in the patagonia. he thought he was going to drop in on the 17th, sign on the 18th, and...

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Mendoza for Dieciocho
I also heard today that there may be a "solidarity slowdown" on the Chilean side of the border, so getting into Argentina may be fine but coming back will be a nightmare. I know people that have already cancelled their...

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: Moving to Chile indefinitely!
i also agree. i had a number of Hilux 4wd's in Australia, the engines were unbreakable. i had to swap to nissan patrols though for the superior offroad capabilities

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Why Chile is not that bad!?!
Fortunately, their aims are not of the same quality.

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Moving to Chile from US - Need Immigration Tips Please?
The answer is Yes, but you will need a Lawyer to stick handle the process............. or a good grasp of the language and extreme determination............. or setup in country to see if you even can spend the winter there and...

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: FATCA, Is your U.S. bank asking for more wire info?
I had an odd thing happen with a Canadian Dollar transfer that was handled through the US, normally I use US dollars from Canada to Chile this was done in Canadian dollars that were converted to US dollars before arriving...

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Chile Pets and Animals
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TOPIC: Animals to Chile...Emergency response needed
Odd, your link gives me an error: 'Página no encontrada' / Page not found. UPD: oh, I missed the "or" part. So if the cat had been vaccinated in this year, he doesn't need the antibodies test. Am...

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: New Users MUST Post At Least Once, or Loose your account
Hello Everyone. I'm Dmitriy. Born in Ukraine, living in the US. Found this site after much research on the subject of 'moving to Chile'. I find this site to have good and very controversial topics like most sites do but...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: husband needs new passport pages
Remember, these are embassy dweebs we are talking about. Back when I followed the Security forum on FlyerTalk, there were reports of imperial slaves being able to add 4 inserts.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Cell Phones Not Working
I am on virgin prepaid and have had no problems at all. I only use my phone for emergencies and basically haven't topped up once in the 4 months I've had it. I bought the Sim card for 2.000 CLP...

Chile Exchange Rates

September 21, 2014
UF $24.146,31
UTM (Septiembre) $42.304,00
Dólar Observado 22-09-2014 $594,09
Euro 22-09-2014 $769,75
TCM(02/01/1998=100) 22-09-2014 $111,91
Source: Central Bank of Chile