TRIP RECOMMENDATIONS: PUNTA ARENAS AND TIERRA DEL FUEGO
Punta Arenas has all the amenities of a modern city, with money exchange offices, ATM's and credit cards that are accepted in almost all shops. It is notable for the presence of a tax free zone where you can buy products at economical prices. It also has a large car fleet.
In Punta Arenas the public transportation is mainly through colectivos. It also has a bus service to that move by natural compressed gas known as Movigas, delivering the city an international standard.
It also has intercity buses that allow people to travel from Argentina to the cities of Puerto Montt and Castro, as well as to cities in Argentina such as Ushuaia and Río Gallegos.
To get to Punta Arenas the quickest way is by air, taking a domestic flight to the Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Airport, which is located 20 kilometers from the city. Here you can also perform some international connections with the Argentine cities of Ushuaia, Río Gallegos, the Falkland Islands, El Calafate, Rio Grande and others.
The telephone code of Punta Arenas and Tierra del Fuego is 61. To call from abroad, you must first dial the international code of Chile, which is 56, then the area code, 61, and finally the telephone number.