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The location Suzi list - interesting and important points in south america.

Security advice : always park in safe and paid areas, especially in places like bariloche and turistic towns, we heard many cases of theft into cars (breaking windows and such) 

TIP: consult with us regarding prices and garages in case of a breakdown.

Here is  a link to the law of the aduanas (border customs) in many cases they are not aware of this part in the law that says that a turist owning a Chilean car is allowed to cross if they show a declaracion jurada that they will bring back the vehicle to chile.

Part 17.2.3 says that a tourist can cross by showing a declaración jurada.   save a screenshot of this or print it so you can show them.

If you need a Chile map they sell them at COPEC gas stations (we sometimes sell them at our office as well)

Border crossings 

AWA- the borders specified that are good for crossing " also with authorization " from the owner, before you get the padron. 

Please take in account that a foreigner cannot cross from Chile directly to Peru or bolivia with a Chilean vehicle (that's the protocol, but some people do make it), The solution is crossing to Argentina first and continuing from there. 

Suzi updates this list on a monthly basis. Please update us if you had problems at any border crossing point, or if you managed to cross through a "bad" border crossing point. 

This list is only for leaving Chile. You can come back to Chile from any border crossing point. 

Colchane (pisiga) 
Pucon- mamuil Malal (last lucky Cross 29.1.2020)
Paso sico 
Arica-tacna (sometimes people get lucky Last crossing 3.5.19)
Paso Jama (well known as a problematic crossing)
 , AWA,  last good crossing 24-12-23 ok


Agua negra (ok) 24.4.2024
Paso chungara - tambo 50% 9.2.19
Paso pehuenche AWA
Paso bellavista 50%

Paso Río Encuentro
Paso pichache

Paso Cardenal Antonio Samore 90% AWA
Paso Dorotea 80%
Hua hum (puerto fuy) AWA 27.1.2020 - very beautiful and recommended crossing 
San Sebastián last succesful crossing 15.11.2022 reported    90%
Paso rodolfo roballos (next to cochrane) crossed succesfully at Dec 6 without problems, 1 extra form to fill in 'Salida y Admision Temporal de Vehiculos' AWA
Futaleufú  - 50%    las successful crossing 24-04-2024 with dificulties 
Paso carririne 50% -  difficult road Argentinian side, fill up gasoline tank, water, and food. 
Los libertadores (santiago-mendoza)awa 15.11.22    90%
Paso icalma 50% AWA,  12.1.2020
Rio don Guillermo AWA 25.10.19
Cardenal samore AWA   2023-03-27   doesn't work with solicitud de transferencia.   30%
Casas viejas 50%
Chile chico 30
Paso Ibanez/palvacini 50%  awa 28.1.2020
Paso san Francisco ( next to Copiapó) 50% last succesful crossing (reported long procces) 5.3.2024 
Paso huemules- close to balmaceda
Paso hito cajon- next to san Pedro de atacama,  Chile to Bolivia 50%, recommended only with 4x4 vehicles. 

Paso de integración austral (next to Rio gallegos) 50%  last succesful crossing 20.1.19


Argentina uruguay (entering uruguay-

Concordia - salto

San martin

Argentina Bolivia:
Villazon AWA (21/03/2024)


Recommended GPS APS:

Mapfactor navigator
Maps me

And a paper map

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