Currency Exchange -- Options include Turismo Prado, Av. 21 de Mayo 417 (tel. 67/231271), and Emperador, Freire 171 (tel. 67/233727). Both are open Monday through Friday 9am to 1:30pm and 3 to 7pm, and Saturday 9am to 2pm.

Fishing Licenses -- Departamento de Tránsito Municipalidad de Coyhaique, Bilbao 357 (tel. 67/231788), is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm.

Hospital -- The city's Regional Hospital is at Jorge Ibar 0168 (tel. 67/219100). For emergencies, dial tel. 131, as in every city in Chile.


Internet Access Entel -- has Internet access and a calling center at Prat 340. Camello Patagón, at Moraleda 463, has the best coffee to accompany your surfing, and cafes Oriente and Alemana have Wi-Fi.

Laundry -- Try Lavaseco All Clean, General Parra 55, no. 2 (tel. 67/219635), or QL, Francisco Bilbao 160 (tel. 67/232266).

Outdoor & Fishing Gear -- Go to Ferretería La Nueva, Condell 150 (tel. 67/231724; no licenses given out here), or Suraypesca, Prat 267 (tel. 67/234088), for outdoor and fishing gear. Condor Explorer, Dussen 357 (tel. 67/573634), has mountaineering equipment.


Post Office -- Correos de Chile is at Cochrane 226 (tel. 67/231787).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.