South America Overview
Planning a Trip to South America
Browse all South America travel info, including weather, the best time to visit, what to pack, staying healthy and staying connected.
Determine the best time of year to visit South America depending on your travel style and interests.
Find out about passport and visa requirements for traveling to South America.
Discover the best airlines to travel to and around South America.
Learn about the various climate zones of South America, from lush rainforest to alpine landscapes.
Enhance your experience with the locals by learning about the languages of South America.
Find out what food and drinks are typical of South America, and what should not be missed!
South America is a welcoming continent – learn how to avoid any problems with these safety tips!
Stay healthy and learn what to avoid and how to protect yourself from everything from bugs to the sun!
From adapters and converters to wifi and hotspots, find out how you can stay connected in South America.
Explore the best options for travel insurance when traveling to South America.
Check out our comprehensive South America packing list, from what is essential to what can be left at home.
All your questions about money in South America, tipping, how to exchange money, and available ATMs are answered here.