Visa and/or passport requirements vary according each passenger's nationality. Before your trip, we recommend verifying the information with the Chilean and Argentine consulates in your country of residence or origin. Each person is responsible for bringing the necessary documents to enter Chile and Argentina. The required documents must be presented at check-in, otherwise you will NOT be able to embark on the cruise.
In this link
you can find the requirements for entering Argentina according to your country of origin. Remember the nationality of the visa or reciprocity fee must coincide with the nationality of the passport you are traveling with.
In this link
you can find the requirements for entering Chile according to your country of origin. Remember the nationality of the visa or reciprocity fee must coincide with the nationality of the passport you are traveling with.
To enter Chilean territory, citizens of Albania, Australia* and Mexico who embark with Australis must pay a customs reciprocity fee prior to embarking. This is required for entering Chile and the document must be handed over to Australis at check-in time; otherwise you will be denied boarding.*
Australian citizens only need to pay if they are entering through the International Airport Arturo Merino Benitez at the city of Santiago.
To enter Argentine territory, citizens of Canada who are embarking with Australis must pay the reciprocity fee online, prior to embarking. This is required to enter Argentina and the document must be handed over to Australis at check-in time, otherwise you will be denied boarding.
How do you pay the reciprocity fee?
1- Enter Here
2- Register where it says SIGN IN; if you are already registered, enter your USER NAME and PASSWORD.
3- Fill in the form with your personal information and your credit card data.
4- Print the receipt (this will be required at check in time).
Countries visited on our routes
Every Australis itinerary includes shore landings in Chile and Argentina.
Argentine or Chilean minors
For Argentines and Chileans who are underage and are leaving their country without one of their parents, it is necessary to bring a notarized authorization from the other parent stating that it's permissible for them to leave the country. Passengers from other nations may need to check similar permissions needed for their children.