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Give your clients a world class whitewater rafting and multisport experience on Chile's spectacular Futaleufu river with Expediciones Chile. We offer everything from family style multisport float trips to adrenaline packed class V whitewater rafting trips. All of our trips include first class amenities and our multisport menu is unsurpassed. The menu includes: whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, trekking, horseback riding, fly fishing, mountain biking, canyoning, whitewater kayaking, kayak school, bird watching, and ecotours. All of these multisport options are available as week long trips. Also, check out our Expediciones Chile travel agent discount section for yourself, family members or associates. After nearly 20 years of offering adventure trips in Chilean Patagonia we believe we have developed the greatest adventure vacations in the world.

Peruse our website and discover why we call the Futaleufu River valley "The Greatest Playground on Earth!" Many of our guests have called a vacation with us a "trip of a lifetime!" You can be assured that your clients won't ever stop thanking you for introducing them to this spectacular region of the world!

Expediciones Chile has prepared this web resource page to help travel agents (and resellers) to better understand our product and to help you better serve your clients. Here you will find the resources necessary to answer the majority of your client's questions about what to expect in coming to Chile. Most of the material available on this page is in the form of downloadable .pdf and .swf files. To view these files you and your clients must have Adobe Acrobat Reader and Macromedia Flash Player installed.

   
 
  1. Travel Agent & Reseller Commission Schedule
  2. Formal Client Sign-up Procedure
  3. Travel Agent Discount
  4. Travel Agent Help
  5. Trip Descriptions
  6. Lodging Options
  7. Other Places in the Futaleufu Region
  8. Maps of our region of Chile



Travel Agent & Reseller
Commission Schedule

Commission Schedule:

Please see the table below for rates and commissions on our trips. Note that the commissions are earned off of the “Base Rate” of each trip.

Transportation to the trip pick point, as are services with other providers that you request for us to arrange, before or after your trip, are extra, and non commissionable.  

Transportation to and from the clients home town, to the trip pick up or from the drop off point is not included. When traveling in from Argentina we recommend spending the night in Trevelin Argentina before and after the trip. We offer a free pick on Sunday mornings from your Trevelin hotel to cross the border into Futaleufu Chile for the start of your trip. When traveling in from  Puerto Montt and Chaiten, Chile, we can arrange ground transport or charter flights direct to the trip pick up point in the Futaleufu valley. Detailed travel information.

The commissions are paid according to how many people you have on each trip. However if an agent has sent us a total of 20 clients in previous seasons they are eligible for the Preferred Travel agent rate.

These rates and commissions are subject to change at any time.

Expediciones Travel Agent Commissions
per trip 2011-2012

Number of Clients

Travel Agent Rates

Travel Agent Rates Preferred

1-5

10%

15%

5-10

12%

17%

10+

15%

20%

Preferred Travel Agents

Expediciones Chile extends special rates to preferred travel agents who have sent us guests. When your agency has delivered a total of twenty clients you may secure preferred rates. We keep a list of preferred travel agents that we inform about special offers during the season by e-mail. The above rates are good for the 2011/2012 season. We will try to keep these rates steady but they can/will vary with the state of the economy, travel industry and the price of the US dollar and Chilean Peso. These rates are subject to change at any time.

Reseller Arrangements

Expediciones Chile also works with companies that want to use the Expediciones Chile infrastructure, equipment and guides, but preserve their own company branding. We welcome such arrangements and we are willing to work with each reseller on a case by case basis to establish a formal working relationship. Resellers will also have permission to use Expediciones Chile copyrighted material and images for advertising and promotional purposes. Please call our office to enquire about forming such a reseller partnership.

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Client Sign-up Procedure


Due to our remote location in Chile, mail is often the least efficient method of Due to our remote location in Chile, mail is often the least efficient method of communication. We require that all of our clients sign-up using our interactive web pages. We have phone numbers in several different countries that will forward a call from you to us in Chile allowing you to always call us using a local number. As a travel agent you can either fill-out the forms (Application, Medical History, Liability Waiver) for your clients on line, while talking to them over the phone, or have your clients directly fill them out by sending them the following URL: www.exchile.com/application.html (If necessary these forms can be printed out and faxed to our office.)

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Expediciones Chile Travel Agent Discounts

If you are a travel agent and are looking to book clients on our trips or want to take a closer look at our operation please contact our office. Depending on what you have in mind our trips can be discounted from 10% up to 100%. We also offer an Expediciones Chile travel agent discount special of 10% for travel agents looking for a vacation destination for themselves, family members or associates.

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Travel Agent Help

If you can not find the correct forms or need answers to questions not covered here please contact our office at 1-888-488-9082 or e-mail us: click here

Trip Descriptions

The links below contain descriptions and photos of our various trips and activities. They are designed to help you sell our product and are meant to be forwarded to your clients.

Futaleufu River Rafting Multisport

Fly Fishing - Futaleufu River Valley

Patagonia South Kayak School

Kayak Chile and the Futaleufu River

Sea Kayaking Chile - Andes to the Ocean

Horseback Riding in Patagonia

Trekking in Patagonia

Mountain Biking in Chile

Canyoning in Patagonia

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Lodging Options

Tres Monjas Eco-Camp, Private Estancia, CondorNest Ranch
Accomodations vary from our luxurious eco-camp located at the center of the Futaleufu valley; our native wood lodge located in Las Escalas Valley; to our secluded and completely private CondorNest Ranch located at the base of the Tres Monjas Spires.

Eco Camp at Tres Monjas
Our secluded wilderness eco-camp.

Private Estancia
O
ur native wood lodge located in Las Escalas Valley.

CondorNest Fly Fishing Ranch
Our secluded Ranch located at the confluence.

Interactive Map: ClubFuta & CondorNest

(175k) 3monjasflash.swf

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Other Places in the Futaleufu Region

The Futaleufu River Valley
(173k) futaleufuvalley.pdf
This download provides an overveiw of the Futaleufu river and its tributaries: Rio Azul, Rio Espolon, Lago Yelcho.

Village of Futaleufu & Chilean Patagonia Culture
(238k) chileculture.pdf
This download provides an overveiw of the Village of Futaleufu, the Chilean people, and the surrounding Patagonia countryside.

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Maps of our Region of Chile

These pdf and swf maps are designed to familiarize you and your clients with our area of Patagonia Chile and the Futaleufu valley. The flash maps offer an interactive tour of the Futaleufu River and valley.

Chile National Map
This map shows the major cities and attractions of Chile. (not detailed)

Lakes District
This map covers the Lakes District region: Valdivia, Puerto Montt, Chaiten, Esquel, Bariloche. This map will help you find your way to Futaleufu from Puerto Montt.

Futaleufu Valley
This map provides an overveiw of the major highlights in the Futalefu river valley. A must have map for traveling to the Futaleufu.

Tres Monjas Eco-Camp
This map shows the area around the Tres Monjas Eco-Camp at the confluence of the Azul and Futaleufu Rivers.

Town of Futaleufu
This map shows a close-up veiw of the village of Futaleufu and the surrounding areas.

Extreme Fly Fishing
This map shows the areas we fly fish on the Futaleufu for our Extreme Fly Fishing vacations.

Andes to the Ocean
This map shows the route of the Andes to the Ocean sea kayak expedition through Lago Yelcho and Rio Yelcho.

Upper & Middle Futaleufu
This map shows the rapids on the Upper Futaleufu and the Terminator Section of the river.

Middle & Lower Futaleufu
This map shows the rapids on the Bridge-to-Bridge section and the Casa de Piedra section of the Futaleufu river.

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Located in the South America, Expediciones Chile specializes in adventure travel vacations in Patagonia, Chile and Argentina. Go Patagonia rafting on Chile’s world famous Futaleufu river. Go trekking in Chile with us and experience Torres de Paine, Cerro FitzRoy, Las Glaciares National Parks. Go Patagonia horseback riding in the Futaleufu valley. Kayak Chile whitewater from Expediciones Chile kayak eco camp. Go sea kayaking Chile from the Andes to the Ocean or participate in a kayak instruction week. We also have yoga rafting trips and eco tours. Experience world class fly fishing Patagonia style from our fly fishing ranch. Skiing Chile and Argentina trips. Find information about travel in Patagonia, Chile maps and weather in Patagonia on our website.

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