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GETTING TO ARGENTINA

All airlines flying to Argentina arrive mainly at Ezeiza ("Ministro Pistarini") International Airport, which is 37 Km away from the City of Buenos Aires.. There are taxis and private transfers offers by our company.

WHEN TO TRAVEL

Remember that in the southern hemisphere seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere. In general, the summer is the best time to visit Patagonia and the Southern Andes because of the mild temperatures and long days. On winter is recommended for traveling to the North and Northwest as rains are less frequent and tropical temperatures drop a few degrees. Autumn and spring are marvelous in Buenos Aires, Cuyo and the pre-mountain range areas of La Rioja and Catamarca.

GETTING AROUND ARGENTINA

By Plane
Planes are best to travel long distances, you can then take overland transportation to get to your final destination. Buying Airpass Visit Argentina in your own country, you’ll obtain more economical prices for flights within Argentina. by Aerolíneas Argentinas / Austral, LADE, LAN Argentina and Sol Líneas Aéreas.operate domestic flights.

Domestic flights and flights to Uruguay depart from Jorge Newbery Airport, located to the north of the city beside the Río de la Plata.

DOMESTIC FLIGHTS SCHEDULE FROM BUENOS AIRES TO:


San Salvador de Jujuy
Salta
San Miguel de Tucumán
Puerto Iguazú
Posadas
Rosario
Mendoza
Córdoba
Mar del Plata
San Carlos de Bariloche
Trelew
Río Gallegos
El Calafate
Ushuaia

2 hrs 10 mins
2 hrs
1 hr 50 mins
1 hr 45 mins
1 hr 30 mins
52 mins
1 hr 50 mins
1 hr 15 mins
45 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 55 mins
3 hrs 15 mins
3 hrs 20 mins

By Bus
Buenos Aires bus station is located at ( Av. Ramos Mejia 1680 close to Retiro Station 00). Long-distance buses are equipped with toilets, air conditioning and bar to get comfortable.

DISTANCES FROM BUENOS AIRES To:


Bahia Blanca
Cafayate
Córdoba
Corrientes
El Calafate
Esquel
Formosa
Humahuaca
La Plata
La Rioja
Luján
Mar del Plata
Mendoza
Neuquén
Paraná
Pinamar
Posadas
Puerto Iguazú
Puerto Madryn
Rawson
Resistencia
Río Gallegos

660 Km
1.703 Km
710 Km
1.074 Km
2.681 Km
2.050 Km
1.181 Km
1.782 Km
52 Km
1.168 Km
64 Km
410 Km
1.037 Km
1.156 Km
495 Km
401 Km
1.060 Km
1.346 Km
1.382 Km
1.441 Km
1.019 Km
2.630 Km

Río Grande
Rosario
Salta
San Antonio de Areco
San Carlos de Bariloche
San Juan
San Luis
San Martín de los Andes
San Miguel de Tucumán
San Rafael
San Salvador de Jujuy
Santa Fe
Santa Rosa
Santiago del Estero
Termas de Río Hondo
Tigre
Trelew
Ushuaia
Viedma
Valle de Las Leñas
Villa Gesell
Villa La Angostura

2.850 Km
306 Km
1.605 Km
114 Km
1.627 Km
1.119 Km
820 Km
1.607 Km
1.310 Km
999 Km
1.654 Km
476 Km
607 Km
1.150 Km
1.150 Km
33 Km
1.436 Km
3.171 Km
970 Km
1.218 Km
416 Km
1.695 Km


By Train
Ferrobaires (Constitución Station, Tel. 4304-0028/31/38); TBA (Retiro Station, Tel. 4317-4407/45); Ferrocentral (Retiro Station, Tel. 4312-2989); Trenes del Litoral (Federico Lacroze Station, Tel. 4554-8018).

SHOPPING

PAYMENT METHODS
Although US Dollars and Euros are generally taken everywhere, foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and authorized bureaus. American Express, VISA, Diners and Master Card are widely accepted. There may be difficulties in changing traveler's check outside Buenos Aires.

OPENING HOURS
Banks and Exchange Bureaus: Mondays to Fridays from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.
Business Offices: generally from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and from 2.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Stores: in the big cities from 9.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m., although in the outskirts and the provinces they generally close at midday. Saturdays, from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
Cafés, cake shops and pizzerias: open most of the time except between 2.00 and 6.00 a.m.
Restaurants: lunch is served as from 12.30 p.m. and dinner as from 8.30 hours. Fast-food menus are served in many restaurants at all times.

TIPS
10% of the amount of the check is usually left in cafeterias and restaurants. Doormen, porters, and ushers in cinemas and theatres are also generally tipped.

DOCUMENTS & FORMALITIES
Valid passport with or without visa depending on your nationality. Inquire at the closest Embassy or Consulate. Visitors coming from countries not bordering Argentina are exempt from all taxes on traveling articles and new articles up to US$ 300 and an additional US$ 300, if purchased at duty free shops within the national territory.

VACCINATION
No vaccination certificate is required to enter the country.

TELEPHONE
Pay phones work with cards that may be purchased in kiosks and telephone companies’ offices, or with legal tender coins. There are also stores with pay phones (open 24 hours a day) where you can pay in cash.
Calling to Argentina from abroad, dial the country code (54) and then the area code of the place you want to call. For domestic calls, dial 0 before the area code. For international calls, dial 00, the country code and city code.
Note that tariffs are reduced from 10.00 p.m. to 8.00 a.m.
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