Working Holiday with a Tour Operator
- Quick facts
- Program Description
Tourism industry (tour operators, day trip operators, etc.)
Chile, placement throughout the country with a focus on southern Chile
Depending on the program place, possible tasks:
- Working on the reception
- Selling tours / excursions / leisure activities
- Processing reservations
- Assisting in administration and marketing
- Customer Service
- Preparing the equipment for the excursions
- Assisting in carrying out tours
- Doing translations
Between 30 - 40 hours/week (depend on program place)
Year round, start and end dates are flexible
Minimum 4 weeks, maximum 6 months
Single or shared room. The accommodation is provided by the program place and is usually located directly on-site.
Meals are included in the form of breakfast, half-board or full-board. Meals are provided either as served meals, groceries or money for self-catering.
Internet is usually available at the program place and can be used free of charge.
Through the office of Chile Inside in Santiago de Chile (English-speaking).
24/7 Emergency Number
With your booking documents you will receive our 24-hour emergency number, so that you can reach us in case of emergency, 7 days a week, around the clock.
There are no application deadlines. We recommend submitting the application documents as early as possible, but at least 12 weeks before the desired start of the program. For short-term applications, please get in touch with us.
The conclusion of a travel health insurance for Chile is required. You can get insurance coverage, at reasonable rates and trailored for our Work & Travel programs, online with us. See: Travel Health Insurance
- Gain work experience in the tourism sector in Chile
- Participation possible even without prior knowledge
- Accommodation included
- Board included (full or partial)
- No application deadlines
- Flexible start and end dates
- Individual placement offer
- Preferences regarding the favorite location can be considered
- English-speaking in-country support
- Programs are situated in the most beautiful places of the country
The program places in this Work & Travel program are all in the field of tourism. Program sites include small travel agencies organizing day trips or excursions.
Also, programs are available at agencies that offer outdoor sports such as rafting, horseback riding, canopy, kayaking, jeep adventure, volcano climbing, trekking, skiing, etc. The tasks are as varied as our partners, so inform us well in advance about your interests.
The program locations are distributed throughout the country, from the extreme north to the deepest Patagonia, in touristically well-developed and very attractive region, such as San Pedro de Atacama, La Serena / Valle del Elqui, Pucón, Puerto Varas, Chiloé, Patagonia.
In Santiago de Chile, Valparaíso or Viña del Mar there are no program places available in this work area. If these cities are your prefered locations, please inform yourself about Working Holiday in a Hostel.
Detailed information regarding your program placement will be sent to you after the placement process has been completed. So, before your adventure starts, you will know exactly where you work and live.