Argentina international travel guide

Argentina

Argentina is part of South America with main city at Buenos Aires. It's usually 🌤️ 13.84 °C in Argentina with a rainfall of 🌧 45.54 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Argentina. Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. In Argentina you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 44M people. The main currency is Argentine Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish and Guaraní. Automatic teller machines are common in Argentina. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~13.84 °C   🌧 ~45.54 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 44M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Argentina has implemented new nationwide restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. You must comply with outdoor occupancy restrictions and limits on indoor social gatherings. In high-risk areas (including Buenos Aires) there is a ban on social gatherings in private residences and restrictions on non-essential movements between midnight and 6am. Restrictions continue to vary within each jurisdiction. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Argentina  due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: April 10, 2021

General

🔌 Sockets

Argentina uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish and Guaraní

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Argentina uses the Argentine peso (symbol: $), code ARS.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 pesos and 50, 25, 10 and 5 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Argentina. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Argentina. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Argentina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📞 Calling

To call Argentina, dial +, then 54 (the country code for Argentina), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Argentina, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Argentina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on motorways, 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on expressways, 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-110 km/h (49-68 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

115

Police

115

Ambulance

115

Fire department

115

Last updated: April 4, 2021

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