Essential Information

There's a wealth of information you might need to know before you travel to Patagonia; below you will find what we think is most important for you to find out before your exciting trip.

Money

Money

Swoop's advice to taking and spending money in Chile and Argentina - whether to take cash, pay on your card or use ATMs.

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Insurance

Insurance

Travel Insurance is extremely important when travelling and is mandatory according to Swoop's Terms & Conditions.

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Useful Information

As well as the essential information you need to know, there is a lot of other useful information to find out before you travel; below you'll find some interesting information to help you further plan your trip.

Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Patagonian cuisine is identified by striking colourful presentation and its intense and rich flavours. It includes delicious meat and seafood dishes flavoured with interesting …

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Literature & Language

Literature & Language

There are many varied, exciting and truly captivating books about Patagonia, whether they deal with indigenous history, early exploration, modern travel or historical fiction. We …

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Photography

Futaleufu

Patagonia is a photographers dream: towering granite peaks bathed in the orange and pink hues of dreamy sunrises, glacial lakes framed by gargantuan glaciers, the vast rolling …

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