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by bow26
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Accessing AFP funds from abroad
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

Re: Accessing AFP funds from abroad

This could refer to the APV account which is another account with the AFP but on a voluntary basis ie you can withdraw it whenever you want. I know people who have moved their retiro to their APV so that it stays in their pension fund but if they want to withdraw it later they can (or so they are to...
by bow26
Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: Quarantine requirements for all travelers to Chile (UPDATE 2, Jan 7th)
Replies: 99
Views: 3609

Re: New mandatory quartine requirements for all travelers (developing)

The new “U.K.” strain has been found in a sample from Germany from November now anyway so as a lot of people have already predicted, this ripper is going to be already everywhere. Still I’d keep the U.K. specific restrictions because we’re hitting new lows in terms of case numbers and hospitalisatio...
by bow26
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Accessing AFP funds from abroad
Replies: 9
Views: 1534

Re: Accessing AFP funds from abroad

My understanding of the rules is that she can now get the other million out. If you leave your account completely cleared out, that isn’t a problem. Apologies in advance for hijacking your thread but since my query is related- I’ve been trying to help my sister clear out her AFP since the first reti...
by bow26
Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Second AFP withdrawal
Replies: 21
Views: 2157

Re: Second AFP withdrawal

I’m the first to agree there is way too much short term thinking going on in Chile. However anyone who relies solely on their AFP for their retirement is already screwed let’s be honest, imagine if your monthly income in retirement went down from $140K to $120K... yeah it’s 20,000 pesos but you were...
by bow26
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Food in Chile
Topic: Favorite Restaurants
Replies: 26
Views: 9271

Re: Favorite Restaurants

Mine is Don Peyo in Ñuñoa, street is Lo Encalada near Crescente Errazuriz... a bit hard to find because it doesn’t have a sign and just looks like a house but there are always loads of cars outside. My dish to order is pastel de choclo but that’s because I live outside of Chile now so I miss that on...
by bow26
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Marriage Certificate
Replies: 10
Views: 2169

Re: Marriage Certificate

The alternative is a painful day or 2 spent at various addresses in the centre going back and forth between various offices getting stamps and just when you think you are done its go to agustinas 123456789 and pay 511 pesos and get another stamp, a race against time to get it all done by 2pm or you ...
by bow26
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Jobs in Chile and Work Related Issues in Chile
Topic: what is the job market like for foreigners in chile right now?
Replies: 13
Views: 9284

Re: what is the job market like for foreigners in chile right now?

Zenth that will be of little comfort to them since they made History classes an optional part of the high school curriculum :lol: not too many history teaching jobs being advertised at the moment...
by bow26
Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Chile Crisis, Emergencies, Disasters
Topic: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019
Replies: 2569
Views: 90764

Re: State of emergency and curfews, October 2019

I’m headed to SCL tomorrow on a standby flight and I just checked how many spaces there are on the plane to see how likely I am to travel or whether I will have to wait.. the Bogotá to Santiago leg has 70 cupos!! Usually there are just 2 or 3... so I will definitely get to travel but the question is...
by bow26
Thu May 02, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: New rules for Latam.
Replies: 21
Views: 2906

Re: New rules for Latam.

Hmm the above should have read pasta a la bla bla but anyway what autocorrect said is in some ways more appropriate
by bow26
Thu May 02, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: New rules for Latam.
Replies: 21
Views: 2906

Re: New rules for Latam.

Haha it’s like if you fly premium economy. Instead of pollo o pasta you get a menu giving you a choice of pasta a la balls bla or chicken au bla bla. When I first saw it I couldn’t believe people fall for this kind of crap and think they are getting a higher quality service .
by bow26
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: How can i check if i can leave chile or not?
Replies: 10
Views: 1218

Re: How can i check if i can leave chile or not?

I just try to remember they are on a ridiculous power trip because they were probably on a receiving end of a ridiculous power trip from their supervisor or whatever earlier that day. Applies especially to “security guards” in supermarkets, pharmacies etc. but definitely to anyone in PDI.
by bow26
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: New rules for Latam.
Replies: 21
Views: 2906

Re: New rules for Latam.

I thought they were great in every way compared to Iberia !!! Maybe my memory is being slightly selective or just failing. LAN never ever hung up the phone on me, refused to look at me and continue filing their nails whilst attending me at a counter, or my favourite one at Barajas airport connection...