South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report 모바일바카라 k y a 7 7 . c o m
  2. 2 Trip Report 토토추천 k y a 7 7 . c o m
  3. 3 Trip Report 먹튀검증사이트 k y a 7 7 . c o m
  4. 4 Need travel buddy for Buenos Aires from Sept 29 to Oct 29
  5. 5 Palermo-Soho Hotel in Buenos Aires?
  6. 6 Please help with Peru itinerary
  7. 7 cruises now coming/going from San Antonio instead of Valparaiso
  8. 8 Puzzled by altitude sickness
  9. 9 Brazil
  10. 10 Visa for Brazil/canadian applying/Help!!!!
  11. 11 Best way to get from airport in Santiago to Ibis hotel in Valparaiso
  12. 12 Peru Trip for the Family
  13. 13 Argentina before and after Antarctica Itinerary
  14. 14 Trip Report Peru Sacred Valley Trip - Family of 5
  15. 15 Patagonia itinerary advice
  16. 16 1.5 days in Rio
  17. 17 If it's Tuesday, it must be Patagonia...need itinerary help
  18. 18 Galapagos tours
  19. 19 Authentic Peruvian Community
  20. 20 Travel to Salta/Jujuy
  21. 21 Patagonia Hike/Travel/Explore
  22. 22 2 weeks trip
  23. 23 semi weird question re Peru Currency
  24. 24 Bus travel between El Chalten and El Calafate
  25. 25 Trip Report 10 Nights in Central Chile and on Rapa Nui
View next 25 » Back to the top

Might Chile's reciprocity fee disappear in 2014?

Jump to last reply

Chile and the United States are close to signing an agreement that would let Chilean citizens travel to the U.S. without a visa beginning in 2014. Chile will become one of the countries in the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), presently limited mostly to Western Europe, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. Chile will be the first Latin America country in the program.

Since Chile's charge of $160 for U.S. citizens to enter at SCL Airport exists only because that's what their citizens have to pay to apply for a U.S. visa, I hope this means the fee will go away for us. Or maybe it will go down to $14. That's the ESTA electronic authorization fee that VWP countries have to pay. In any case, $14 is a lot better than $160, and my passport and reciprocity fee expire next year. :)

In Spanish:

http://www.biobiochile.cl/2013/05/27/acuerdo-permitira-a-chilenos-viajar-a-estados-unidos-sin-pedir-visa.shtml

4 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement