Antarctic Travel Requirements

During the 2023-24 season, Antarctica21 will operate trips starting or ending in different ports: Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas); Ushuaia in Argentina; and Punta Arenas in Chile.

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Antarctica21 Covid-19 Prevention Measures

While many of the restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic have now been lifted, Antarctica21 continues to work on offering travel experiences that are as safe as possible.

To participate in a 2023-24 Antarctica21 trip, guests must:

  • Meet the entry requirements of the countries visited during the itinerary.
  • Complete Antarctica21’s participation form no later than 90 days prior to departure.
  • Purchase medical travel insurance, including emergency evacuation.
  • For guests who required a visa to enter the countries visited during the trip, a multiple entry visa is required.

It is no longer required for guests to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or provide a medical certificate for passengers who are 75 years of age or older.


Entry Requirements

Many of the travel restrictions that were in place during the pandemic have been lifted. Below is an overview of the entry requirements that are in place for Chile as of the indicated last update date. Updates will be posted as needed should the entry requirements be relaxed further.


Entry Requirements for Chile

Requirements for International travelers who don’t reside permanently in Chile from May 18, 2023:
Chile’s Ministry of Health announced that the “Protected Borders Plan,” designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been terminated. The resolution establishes that the request for the PCR test upon entering the country, the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, and the random testing of travelers have been eliminated. As a result, Chile no longer has sanitary requirements for passengers arriving from abroad.

Complete information is available in Chile.Travel.

Last update: May 18, 2023

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