Thefts: Truly violent crime is still unusual in Santiago, men or women can travel in most parts of the city at any time of day or night without excessive apprehension. The crowded Metro and buses can be havens for pickpockets, however. Take precautions against petty theft, such as purse snatching.
Animals: Chile is a very secure country. There are no poisoning animals, snakes or predators.
Health: There are no certain vaccinations required, but following are recommended: Hepatitis A+B, Typhus abdominalis, Diphtheria-Tetanus.
Assurance: You should have a health- and theft assurance.
Climate: According the weather conditions in Chile, you should bring sun crème with high protecting grade, sunglasses and wear sunhat. In the south you should take care of the often cold and wet weather.