There's a new spirit in the heart of South America. Qantas now flies direct from Sydney to Santiago three times a week, offering unprecedented access to exciting destinations across South America including Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay and Peru.
Visit some of the hottest destinations on earth, from Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro to the spectacular sights of Machu Picchu, the Amazon Jungle, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia and the Galapagos Islands.
Fly with us on our reconfigured 747 with Airbus A380-style Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins, and you can connect to destinations across South America with our oneworld partner LAN Chile.
Book at qantas.com today and you'll enjoy…
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When You Get There
You could stay in South America for a week or a year. From iconic tourist destinations like Machu Picchu and Copacabana to magnificent natural landscapes and vibrant cosmopolitan cities, South America offers endless adventure.
Get the most out of your destination with a tour from qantas.com. With local favourites such as horse riding with the Chilean cowboys, a Buenos Aires city tour or a Rio samba night, you'll hit the ground running.
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With a network of correspondents around the world, we've put together a series of city guides and articles which will help you get the most out of your trip to South America.
Discover the city of conquistadors, with its swanky salsa clubs, rich literary traditions and fabulous Andean backdrop in our Santiago City Guide.
If you're a lover of nature, go off the coast to explore the wild and remote Galapagos Islands, a living laboratory where the beginning of the world is an ongoing experiment.
Find these articles and more at Travel Insider.
Some of the best experiences in South America are off the beaten track. Hire a car and discover your own South American adventure from behind the wheel.
Take a trip to the quaint colonial village of Valparaiso near Santiago, explore the rich national parks and tropical beaches around Rio or hit the long road for Patagonia's Route 40 in Argentina for a trip that would've made Che proud.
Book your car at qantas.com for guaranteed low rates across 4 of Australia's leading car providers in one place with our Cars Price Promise.#
Plus Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn 700 points** per rental for bookings outside Australia with Avis and Budget.
** To earn points for car hire, Qantas Frequent Flyers must provide their membership number when booking online and to the chosen car partner. Other conditions apply.
No trip is complete without travel insurance.
QBE Insurance (Australia) Limited offers a range of travel insurance policies to suit different requirements.
Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn I point per A$1 spent on insurance policies.^^
Did you know that Qantas Frequent Flyers can now use their points to pay for travel insurance? Find out more.