Practical information

- Plugs and outlets are of types C and L: World standards

- Tap water is safe to drink.

- Bring a hat, as the sun can be quite terrible in Concepcion. 

- A 10% tip is customary at bars and restaurants. It can be charged directly to a credit/debit card payment, or paid in cash.

- The ticket issued by a card payment machine is the proof of purchase for that sale. No additional receipt is given.

- No receipts are issued for sales under CLP 180 (22 cents of a US dollar).

- The gross minimum monthly wage in Chile is CLP 301,000 (about US$ 375). 

Emergency telephone numbers:
131: Ambulance service
132: Fire department
133: Police


Universidad de Concepción Barrio Universitario s/n

Casilla 160 C

Concepción, Chile