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Touring Chile through Arica Chacalluta Airport
Arica is a Chilean city, and the main international airport in the city is known as Chacalluta International Airport. It lies 18.5 km to the northeast of Arica. The airport is in Chile, and the language spoken in the country is Spanish. You should not be demoralized if you cannot speak Spanish. This is because service providers at the airport like car rental companies, taxi operators among others speak a wide range of foreign languages.
Do I need any special currency in Arica?
The official currency used in Arica is the Chilean peso. It is advisable that you exchange your currency before embarking on your journey to Chile through Arica Chacalluta Airport. This is possible online, and it ensures that you do not struggle paying for services at the airport. The exchange rates at the airport are usually very high.
When exchanging currency, ensure that you are not issued with the larger peso bills. Pulling large bills to pay for small expenses like taxi fare or ice cream is always met with a frown at the city. Instead, reserve those for car rental or hotel reservation.
What is the best travel means from the airport?
There are plenty of travel options from the Arica Chacalluta airport, but car rental remains the best transport means. This is because the city of Arica is quite a distance away, and there are plenty of destinations a tourist can see along the way. If you have rent a car, it is going to be easier using car hire services. Cheap car hire companies are also available here for those under a tight budget. Other transport means include;
What do I need to drive a rental car?
Buses and coaches
Limousines and private cars
Car rental in Arica is an everyday thing, but there are a number of things you need to understand about driving in the region. The speed limit in towns is 60 km/h, and outside them is 100-120km/h. The roads are a bit poor. However, this does not mean that you can not rent a car and enjoy your tour. The cost of fuel gets higher the further you go from the city and it is advisable that you fill up at the city before travelling to far off destinations.
You have to carry with you all relevant car documents, driving license, passports among other necessary documents, just in case you run into trouble. There are many police stations where you can get help in case you have problems.
What about tourist destinations?
Arica is a pleasant and charming Chilean port city that boasts of plenty of tourist attractions. Its scenic beauty along with ancient tradition makes it a popular tourist destination. The summers are always pleasant for visiting, and so is the winter, since the region experiences a marine tropical weather. Some of the destinations to see in Arica are;
Arica sea Museum
Morro de Arica
House of Culture
Artisan Village among others.
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Drive your rental car in Arica Airport
Driving around in the city of Arica Airport with a rental car can be a hassle but not impossible. Its a good way to move around but we advise to have a look at the local traffic rules as they may vary with what you are used to. Take in mind that in rush hour traffic can be pretty dense and it can take longer before you reach your destination.Where to rent a car
Rentalcargroup.com offers car rental in more than 35000 locations, at all major airports and cities and railway stations. Below on this page you see a map with all the car rental companies we work with in Arica Airport.Renting a car with more than 1 driver
A rental car can only be driven by the main driver but there is a possibility to add an additional driver which mostly has an extra fee. You can find out how much it is by checking the detailed terms and conditions. The extra driver will need to be present at the local rental office when picking up the car to show his/her driver license. Some restrictions may apply. Please check the detailed terms and conditions for this information.Where to go with my rental car
When renting a car, you are free to drive wherever you want as long as you keep to the local traffic rules which can be different that you are used to. Always keep to the maximum speed limit and be a responsible driver. Watch out if you want to cross the border into another country as there might be restrictions and/or extra fee's to be paid. If you want to take the car on a ferry, please always check with the local car rental agent if this is allowed as not all car rental companies allow it or extra fees might be applicable.Cheap family rental cars
When traveling with family and children, we recommend you select a car with enough space for luggage and enough space to fit child seats. Children must travel save in a child seat/booster depending on their weight or how tall they are. Rentalcargroup.com offers a wide range of variety of station wagons, mini vans in Arica Airport.
Arica Airport Rental Car Reviews
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November 10, 2016