OVERVIEW: The following is a summary of the steps for reserving a trip with Expediciones Chile. Please make sure that each step is completed. Bookmark this page for reference.
Step I. Selecting a trip in Patagonia with Expediciones Chile is EASY:
A.] Call us TODAY Let us know what kind of trip you are interested in. You can call us from anywhere in the world any day of the week at +1.208.629.5032. You can also send us an inquiry at: Trip Inquiry. Enter your questions and interests and we will get back to within 24 hours.
B.] We will send a detailed day by day description for your approval and a Quote.
Some of our trips sell out months in advance. To Complete your reservation process follow the link on the quote or CALL US. You will find fields requesting important information for your trip before you are asked for the Credit Card information. These are very important to run your trip. Your medical information will be held confidential on a need to know basis. Once you enter the Credit Card Info our software will charge your card the $400 USD deposit. This locks down your reserve. You will then receive a Confirmation letter and more details.
If the trip date starts within 90 days, you will be required to pay the full balance upon booking the trip; if your trip is 90 or more days off, the balance will be charged automatically to your credit card at 90 days out.
Step II. En-route Reserves:
As of Dec 2018, there is no visa fee to enter through Argentina or Chile.
A.] Getting to Patagonia made Easy. Reserve your International Air travel/Patagonia flights/Transfers with our travel agent associate Gilda, of G and G travel. We highly recommend using Gilda, she is a master of travel in Patagonia through Argentina or Chile. She is available to us 24/7 for any en-route contingencies you may have. Her quotes are often cheaper than what is available on the web.
B.] Coming to Futaleufu through Argentina (recommended) We have discounted rates for our clients at our Futaleufu pre-trip and post-trip hotel in Trevelin Argentina. The hotel space is limited. Make this reserve as soon as possible. You will receive a confirmation. Trevelin Hotel Reserve - If you are coming in or departing through Chile. You will most likely need to spend pre and post trip night in a bed and breakfast in the village of Futaleufu. The logistics are a little more complicated but can be done. Call our office for help.
C.] This is our Client Registration and Waiver. Please read it over. You will need your passport and emergency contact information before you electronically sign the waiver. Feel free to call us if you have any questions about safety or risks involved.
D.] Self Help if you choose to make your own travel reserves: Guide to making all your En-Route Reserve
Step III. Trip Preparation.
A] Read Pre Trip info FAQS How much currency to bring ect.
B.] Print Pre-departure checklist/
C.] Print All Packing Lists Print for before trip
D.] Print Enroute Guidance/Printable baggage tags.
E.] Print your trip itinerary/pre and post trip hotel confirmation
FAQ's, maps, additional readings, movies to watch.
What to expect in Futaleufu / See where you stay on the Futaleufu / Selection of Maps to print / 180° South Full Netflix streaming video / National Geographic Adventurist on the Futaleufu (52 minutes)
Torres del Paine Trips: What to expect in Torres with map (pdf)