ATMs & Currency Exchange -- Options include AFEX, Balmaceda 413 (tel. 51/217751;; Cambios Inter, Balmaceda 431 (tel. 51/224673); and Fides, Balmaceda 460 no. 7 (tel. 51/214554), all open Monday through Friday from 9am to 6:30pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. You'll find plenty of ATMs in the banks and pharmacies on Cordovez and Prat, as well as the shopping center west of downtown and the mall near the bus station.

Hospital -- The city's hospital is at Balmaceda 916 (tel. 51/200500). For emergencies, dial tel. 131.

Internet Access -- There are plenty of Internet cafes downtown, including Infernet, Balmaceda 417 (daily 10am-midnight); Netcafé, Cordovez 285 (daily 11am-11pm); and CyberCaféBar, Matta 611 (daily 10am-10pm).

Laundry -- Some Laundromats to try in town are: Lavaseco Supremo, Balmaceda 851 (tel. 51/225195); Nevada Lavaseco, Los Carrera 635 (tel. 51/216607); and Lavandería y Lavaseco Vicky, Juan de Dios Pení 363-A (tel. 51/222746).

Post Office -- Correos de Chile is at the corner of Prat and Matta (tel. 51/213753). It's open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 6:30pm.

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.