In general, August is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Santiago. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $663. If you don’t want to visit Santiago in August, then you should wait until May to fly from United States, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $710.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 26 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Santiago. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $882. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $393.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Santiago is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $882. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Santiago on Saturday is $1,004.
In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to Santiago when you can find flight prices for as low as $871. Flying to Santiago in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Santiago, so prices are often more expensive at around $1,134 per ticket.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Santiago for January, February, and March, when they can visit Santuario del Cerro San Cristóbal and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Chile has reopened its airport, non-resident foreigners will be allowed to enter Chile through Santiago Airport. All non-resident foreign nationals - who have been in the United Kingdom during the last 14 days – are not currently permitted to enter Chile.Entry requirements
All travelers including nationals and residents must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Santiago Airport begins to allow foreign travelers to enter, all travelers (of all ages) will have to present three documents when boarding: •A completed “Affidavit of Travelers” electronic form (available here and also known as a Sanitary Passport) prepared less than 48 hours before boarding; •Proof of a negative result from a PCR result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to departure; and •Proof of a health insurance policy that provides coverage for COVID-19 and related health issues up to a minimum of 30,000 USD during the traveler’s stay in Chile.Quarantine requirements
All travelers including nationals and residents are subject to a mandatory 10-day quarantine on arrival in Chile. After day 7, there is an option to take a local PCR test to potentially shorten the quarantine. If the result is negative, quarantine may be lifted. Nationals and residents of Chile who have been in the past 14 days in the United Kingdom are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine. From 11 March 2021, travelers arriving or who have been in Brazil during the last 14 days, will be compulsorily transferred to a quarantine hotel. Once in the hotel, they will have to take a PCR test. If the result is negative, they may continue to their final destination where an 11-day quarantine must be completed. If the PCR result is positive, the passenger will have to remain in the quarantine hotel until they have received a negative result and health authorities confirm they are allowed to end quarantine.