Currency

Argentine peso (AR$)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than 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

Bargaining

Unlike many other South American countries, bargaining is generally not the norm in Argentina.

Money

Banco de San Juan Has an ATM. There are plenty of other banks along the eastern edge of Plaza 25 de Mayo.

Cambio Santiago Money exchange with good rates and quick service.