Argentina

Entry allowed for vaccinated with additional restrictions. Non-vaccinated are not allowed. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Argentina?

+2,382 New COVID cases in Argentina
+22 New COVID deaths in Argentina
66.09% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 1 November 2021

Basic facts about Argentina

Argentina is a very large country located in South America. The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires and the most spoken language is Spanish. The national currency in Argentina is Argentine peso (ARS).

What taxi apps are available in Argentina?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Argentina.

Uber is available in 16 cities of Argentina. Bolt is not available in Argentina.

See the full list of cities where Uber operate.

Practical information

Argentine peso (ARS)Official currency
1 EUR~114.4 ARS
1 USD~101.12 ARS

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Argentina?

There are 2 common languages spoken in Argentina: Spanish and Guarani. Although English is not the official language, a large number of people in Argentina are fluent English speakers. You will, however, most likely not be able to speak smoothly with everyone in Argentina. Learning a few basic words and phrasees will make your trip in Argentina a bit easier.

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Argentina was ranked 26th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Argentina?

There are 2 common plug types used in Argentina:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type I 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Argentina?

Currently, citizens of 88 countries can enter Argentina without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Argentina?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Argentina.

Data last reviewed on: 1 November 2021

Is it safe in Argentina?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On November 30, 2021, the risk level for Argentina was changed to Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution.

Emergency phones in Argentina

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

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