Is there a way to register for an Argentinian bank card, or prepaid card, or virtual card in Argentinian Pesos, for people that are not citizens/residents of Argentina ? Should pass IIN validation as listed: https://www.creditcardvalidator.org/country/ar-argentina

I've looked at Revolut, TransferWise, but they don't support this.

some context: Looking to buy a couple internal flights in Argentina. Tickets from Norwegian are cheaper in Argentinian Pesos than in USD or GBP. But at the last booking step, there's a check for the bank card number, and it only accepts Argentinian bank cards ("Los pagos en ARS solo se pueden efectuar con tarjetas emitidas en Argentina. Selecciona una moneda o tarjeta de pago distintas.")

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    Google Translate renders the error message as "ARS payments can only be made with cards issued in Argentina." So focusing on the currency is a red herring -- they care not about which currency the underlying account is kept in, but purely about where the card is issued. It's for purposes of market segregation, not motivated by anything to do with the mechanics of paying. – Henning Makholm Aug 16 at 14:18

Ask someone you know well from Argentina to buy the ticket for you, bring USD with you and reimburse them with cash. Everybody wins.

Unfortunately Argentinean monetary regulation (if it's possible to name it so) calls for such manual transactions.

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