I'm going to travel from Brazil to Argentina.

  1. I have plans to live in Argentina until the end of the year but what I still do not know is if I can take a taxi or eat something at the Buenos Aires airport and take a bus to other province paying in reais or using my debit card from a common bank in Brazil (Caixa Econômica Federal). I do not have credit card.


  1. My girlfriend has an account in Argentina, could she take a taxi for me and pay for the internet or for an application? She lives in Mendoza.


Having pesos before arriving in Argentina


Your best bet is to exchange you reais into pesos at a currency exchange office in the airport. These exist at most (if not all) international airports.

Here are some links for Ezeiza:

Fees for exchanging money vary by agency.

You can also contact your bank to ask them whether your debit card works abroad.

  • I really care about taxes for this transactions. Apr 3 '18 at 21:19
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    Really you need to check if your debit card will work. I have a Banco do Brasil debit card and it works fine abroad Brazil (US, Chile, Argentina, Uruguai and so on). You need to have in the mind that you will pay 6,38% IOF tax to use it. BRL Reais is not the official currency in Argentina, but there are a bunch of Restaurants, cabs and so on that accept it.
    – Marcel P.
    Apr 4 '18 at 11:04
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    @FrancisRodrigues sorry to tell you, but there is probably no way you'll be able to make the currency exchange without paying some fees.
    – lord2701
    Apr 4 '18 at 11:39
  • I care about taking a taxi at the airport and paying for a bus ticket to Mendoza. I see no other way to change by weights in ATM's. Apr 4 '18 at 15:00

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