Are you leaving for Chile soon? After reading our travel advice about this country, you will have more information regarding your travel preparations. Which specific vaccinations and precautions Chile requires depends on your trip and the length of your stay in this country.
Chile is an elongated country with varying climates: a desert climate in the north; highland climate inlands; a Mediterranean climate in central Chile and a wintery climate in the south. Chile consists of a succession of diverse landscapes, ranging from extremely arid deserts in the north to fertile valleys around the capital Santiago to desolate pampas and vast ice fields in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego. Protect yourself well against possible diseases and beware of the strong sun. Furthermore, avoid mosquito bites due to the risk of dengue fever. We’ll gladly inform you about the required immunisations and vaccines for Chile and are happy to tell you what other precautions you can take for a healthy trip. Click here to make an appointment (in Dutch) with one of our KLM Health Services nurses.
Chile vaccinations: the most common risks
You may encounter diseases in Chile against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Chile requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.