Santiago - Post Report Question and Answers

What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

Not much. We are really quite happy with what is here. - Dec 2020

None, since that takes away all the fun. Go local. - Jun 2019

Lots and lots of beverages and items that are considered a specialty like chocolate chips and tortillas. - Feb 2016

More clothes. Clothes are expensive here and the quality is not great. Also the styles are distinctly Chilean. - Nov 2014

Specialized spices--the Chilean fear of strong flavors ensures that only mild spices are available. - Oct 2014

Customs is very strict so you cannot bring fruits, vegetables, nuts, honey, etc. - Sep 2011

None. - Jul 2010

Drugstore supplies such as Neosporin, decongestants, herbal medications. - Jul 2009

Nothing food-related, since it would only be confiscated upon arrival. - Apr 2009

Unless you're really adamant about having certain things, you can find most of what you need to survive here-even refrigerated Soy Milk. Maybe extra printer cartridges would be good to bring. We shouldn't have shipped so many medical supplies down b/c getting what you need at the pharmacies here is easier and cheaper than we thought. - Sep 2008

Bring anything you can, because it'll almost always be more expensive here. - Jul 2008

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