UPDATE 10/28/10: As of Oct 28 (interestingly enough one day after I posted this article) LAN announced flights from Lima to Iguazu will now go through Foz do Iguazu International Airport (IGU, Brazil) replacing the original published operation from LIM-IGR in Argentina. Still totally doable — but now many travelers (including US travelers) will be required to purchase a visa for Brazil.
LAN airlines recently announced new direct flights from Lima, Peru to Iguazu, Argentina — and direct flights from Lima, Peru to Easter Island, Chile. So what’s the big deal? Well, prior to these offerings, travelers had to fly – and overnight in – the capital cities of Buenos Aires or Santiago, and then purchase additional flights to Iguazu or Easter Island … all of which added excess days and costs to the itinerary. The new direct flights not only make travel easier, but save time and money; travelers’ two most coveted commodities.
Offerings include both round trip Lima-Iguazu-Lima and Lima-Easter Island-Lima; or one-way options. Flights schedules are somewhat limited, specifically for the round-trip Lima-Easter Island-Lima (and quite honestly can get a little pricey). But there are plenty of one-way flights available typically starting around $270.
These new international flights are a direct result from the combined requests of Adventure Life, our travelers, and other companies in the travel industry who share our mission to make great travel effortless. Very cool LAN.
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