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Getting Around Santiago

Public transport in Santiago is both efficient and practical for tourists. The Metro de Santiago is an easy and efficient way to get around in Santiago at a reasonable price and services most places of interest. MetroBuses serve the Metro stations to act as an extension to the rail system. Competing private companies run Santiago''s many minibuses ( ), drivers working on a commission basis dependant on collecting as many fares as possible. Buses tend to race each other chaotically through the city''s main streets and can be a dangerous option. Quicker and more comfortable are the , which have fixed routes and can take five passengers. They look like regular taxis, but display their route on the roof. Taxis can be hailed on any street corner, or radio taxis can be called to the door. Taxis are relatively inexpensive. Driving in Santiago is not recommended due to heavy congestion and limited parking.

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