When's the best time to visit Easter island?
For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.
What's the official language of Easter island?
How do I get local currency in Easter island?
Chilean Peso. Notes can be withdrawn from the ATM using a UK credit or debit card (NOT Visa). Limits may be lower than your UK bank allows. There are also many shops where you can exchange US dollars cash at a rate a little poorer than in Santiago.
What's the time difference between Easter island and UK?
GMT -6 hours. Sometimes daylight saving is observed in the summer, from Sep - Oct to early Mar.
What places combine well with Easter island?
Santiago, vast multi-layered capital, 106 km (2 hours by road); a stay at one of the vineyards in the Colchagua, Maipo and Casablanca valleys, 177 km by road.
How do I get to Easter island?
It’s a 5 hour flight direct from Santiago.
What are the festivals and cultural events in Easter island?
New Year: Valparaiso; 3 days of festival attended by over a million visitors, with a firework display on the bay.
International Music Festival: Viña del Mar, a week in Feb. This event once attracted stars of international renown, nowadays it is more a showcase for aspiring Latin American pop stars.
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