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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘hola ’
( o-la )
Spanish
Plug combo ci
Electricity
220V/50hz
Mar-May
Best time to go
Autumn
Tuesday
HRS
03
03
MINS
32
32
Current Time
GMT -3

Money and costs

Currency
Pesos ($)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated July 07, 2019 2:05PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
US$60
  • Dorm bed: US$15–22
  • Double room in good budget hotel: US$65
  • Cheap main dish: under US$11
Midrange
US$60–200
  • Three-star hotel room: US$75–150
  • Average main dish: US$10–16
  • Four-hour bus ticket: US$30
Top end (more than)
US$200
  • Five-star hotel room: US$165+
  • Fine main dish: over US$17
  • Taxi trip across town: US$12

Visas

  • Nationals of Canada, most Western European countries, Australia and New Zealand do not need a visa to visit Argentina. Upon arrival, most visitors get a 90-day stamp in their passport. Canadians must pay a significant ‘reciprocity fee’ before arriving.
  • Dependent children...

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When to go and weather

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Getting to Argentina

Flights, cars and tours can be booked online at www.lonelyplanet.com/bookings.

Getting around Argentina

Air Argentina is a huge country, so flights are good for saving time. Delays happen occasionally, however.

Bus Generally the best way to get around Argentina; they're fast, frequent, comfortable, reasonably priced and cover the country extensively.

Car Renting a car is useful (but expensive) for those who want the most travel independence in remote regions such as Patagonia.

Train A few train lines can be useful for travelers, but generally this is not the most efficient method of transportation.

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