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A large Spanish-speaking country in southern South America.

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Is traveling by bus during the Halloween night a good idea?

I do not celebrate Halloween and I do not like the feasts associated with it. I will be traveling in Uruguay next week. From my experience, the South American people like parties and so on, and it is ...
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Is Stugeron (Cinnarazine) Available Without Prescription in Argentina?

Title says it all. Searching found an Argentine firm (Janssen) that imports the drug Stugeron (Cinnarazine) to Argentina, but I saw no information there or anywhere else about availability or ...
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getting a bank card (virtual, prepaid or debit) in Argentinian Pesos, from abroad, for foreign citizens

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 ...
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Wrong dates on Argentina ETA

I applied for Argentina ETA for travel in late December 2019. I used their web interface to specify the exact travel dates. I got an approval for ETA valid from July 2019 to October 2019. Apart from ...
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How can I apply for an Argentina Tourist Visa from India and which document required? [closed]

I want to know the process of how to apply for Argentina tourist visa in India and that time which document required?
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When does the train from Encarnación to Posadas run?

There is an international train that between Encarnacion, Paraguay to Posadas, Argentina. Found a mention of it in a guidebook and it has it's own page at Wikipedia. Which days and times does it run? ...
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Bus travel Buenos Aires --> Patagonia

Me and a friend are finally working on that bucket list and planning a trip to Argentina and more specifically Patagonia in November 2019 that will have a total duration of +- 3/4 weeks. In Patagonia ...
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Why do I have to fill in passport number when using credir card in Argentina?

I noticed during my recent travel that when using my credit card in Argentina (no suspicious places), I was routinely asked to fill in my passport id number. This has happened to me in no other ...
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What is this lever in Argentinian toilets?

I've seen it in some places in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It's not used for flushing the toilet, there's a separate button for that.
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Visiting Iguazu on 3 Sides

There is already a question about seeing two sides of Iguazu but what about all three? What is the minimal number of border crossings required to visit all 3 sides of Iguazu? Would a cycle Brazil->...
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What's the minimum allowed free luggage for an Argentinian internal flight with LATAM Airlines?

I'm taking a flight with LATAM (Buenos Aires - El Calafate, El Calafate - Ushuaia, Ushuaia - Buenos Aires) next month. When I look on their website for information about the luggage I see this: It ...
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How is the Uber/Cabify launch going in Mendoza?

Uber and Cabify, to much fanfare 🎉 have (very -- October 10, 2018, according to this article) recently launched in Mendoza. I'll be visiting next month and am curious about the option of relying on ...
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Changing currencies vs withdrawing at ATMs in Argentina

My partner and I will be travelling to Argentina by the end of the year, spending two weeks in multiple locations, including Buenos Aires, El Calafate and Ushuaia. We have all accomodations booked and ...
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Is it currently possible for a foreign traveler to buy and use a prepaid SIM card in Argentina?

Take, for example Nextel (which I currently find most attractive for my needs, but the question is not limited to this particular operator). According to this one must register the new "line" and here ...
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El Calafate, Argentina [closed]

We're about to travel and be in El Calafate, Argentina in the end of November, beginning of December so we're looking at flights. Have noticed that there's no flights Nov 27 - Dec 2 from El Calafate ...
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Can I travel Without Visa to Argentina using UE passport with a different first name on the ticket [duplicate]

I booked a plane ticket to Argentina with my name as it is on my Tunisian passport. Recently I changed my first name on my french passport so the first name doesn't match the one for the plane ticket/...
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Traveling from Peru to Argentina - where should I buy Pesos?

Recently, the value of the Argentinian Peso relative to other currencies has been somewhat erratic and overall dropped by 25-30% (see chart vs US Dollars and set the range to August - September 2018). ...
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How to travel across South America? [closed]

As I know, there are no low cost airlines in South America. In Europe or in Asia you fly to another country for relatively low price. What's the most convenient/cheapest options to travel between ...
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Bring coca leaves from South America to Europe [duplicate]

Soon I will fly back home from Argentina. Here in some places (as in other Andean countries) coca leaf from Erythroxylum Coca are legal and of common use for plenty of reasons, mainly historical. You ...
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Where is it possible to reliably see king penguins from Ushuaia?

My wife and I are spending several days in Ushuaia (after an Antarctic cruise) and she loves penguins. We know that king penguins are unlikely to see on the cruise, so were wondering if there is ...
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Data SIM card offers/prices in Buenos Aires [closed]

I'm traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina for two weeks and I cannot disconnect from the internet. I will need a data SIM card with more than 2GB (I don't need calls). I searched here, but there is no ...
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Why are flights from some countries much cheaper than others? [duplicate]

I live in Resistencia, about 350Km away from Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay. And about 1000Km away from Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, my own country. Let's assume I want to go to Miami. ...
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Can I leave the airport and take a taxi with BRL Reais?

I'm going to travel from Brazil to Argentina. 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 ...
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Internet access using my notebook in Argentina

I'm Brazilian and I was talking to my girlfriend in Argentina and she uses Movistar, but I did not like the quality of the signal, but it's already something. I would like to know how to get out of ...
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Itaipú and Iguazú in one/two days from Rio

I'll be travelling from Europe to Brazil (Rio). I would like to use this opportunity and see the Water Plant of Itaipu and the Waterfalls of Iguazú as a part of this visit. Now, if it were in Europe ...
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NIE (foreign identification number) in process. Can I travel through Schengen zone with the 90 days visa expired?

I'm Italian living in Spain. I have an NIE. My wife (she is Argentinean) came here and we tried to get her NIE (she gets a "permiso de residencia de familiar de ciudadano de la UE" which is a ...
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Cost of border crossing in rental car, Chile-Argentina-Chile [closed]

My friend is soon going to Chile (from Spain). She wants to rent a car and make a trip into Argentina. One website tells her she has to buy a border-crossing permit for $6 and another says $200. ...
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What is the best way to travel to South Argentina - mainly El Calafate, El Chaten, & Ushuaia? [closed]

We are looking for advice for travelling from El Calafate -> El Chaten -> Ushuaia and what would be the best form of transportation between these cities/areas?
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How long is an Argentinian visa valid?

I am an Algerian citizen living in France, and I would like to visit Argentina. Flights are really expensive from Paris, but sometimes there are some real good promotions. I thought about making my ...
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In Argentina, am I expected to tip the delivery guy if the restaurant already charged me a delivery fee? [closed]

I know tipping is voluntary in Argentina, but tipping the delivery guy is customary here and I do when there's no delivery fee. The restaurant in question is already charging me a rather high amount ...
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I am in Brazil without an entry stamp. What do I do?

I'm an EU student in Brazil travelling on a VITEM IV visa that expires in July. I have a temporary RNE and everything, and I left the country last Wednesday to visit Argentina. I returned earlier ...
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Having pesos before arriving in Argentina

Do I need to obtain pesos before I arrive in Argentina? I am going to fly into Buenos Aires and then to Mendoza to meet my friend and only anticipate maybe purchasing food/water in the airport. Can I ...
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Hotel charging 21% VAT in Argentina?

I had the idea that foreign visitors are exempt from this tax when they pay with a foreign credit card, still my hotel manager insists I need to pay this tax. Since there is a language barrier between ...
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Help need about Andes Lineas Aereas different classes (B H K M W)

I'm booking a flight from Buenos Aires to Salta with Andes Lineas Aereas, they have different classes online, it shows B H K M W. I found information on the website that it has something to do with ...
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Public bus from Salta to Los Castillos

I plan to do a day trip from Salta to Los Castillos, not a big fan of the wine, so I don't really want to go further to Cafeyate town. As far as I see, there are several buses from Salta to Cafeyate ...
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Best road route from Córdoba to Mendoza, Argentina?

When travelling west across Argentina from Córdoba towards Mendoza, which is the best route to take? In terms of road quality, speed limits and most used. My friends and I are looking to hitch hike ...
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Flying into Argentina, do they ask about prior convictions as of 2017?

This question is directed towards anyone who has traveled to Argentina after January 20, 2017. Argentina recently made their immigration policy more strict. It allows them to deny entry if you have ...
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How to decide on travel to possible Zika zone while pregnant

I have x-posted on the health stack site. Anyone with first hand knowledge about traveling to Argentina while 4 months pregnant? The CDC states that Argentina is a Level 2 Alert country (Practice ...
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Does my EU residence card count as a Schengen visa for the purposes of entering Argentina visa-free?

For visiting Argentina, Chinese nationals can follow the following procedure if they have a schengen visa: Chinese citizens - Not born in Argentina- holding Chinese Ordinary Passports, who are ...
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Going to Argentina from Brazil without a Brazilian entry stamp

I'm backpacking in South America and have found myself in an interesting situation. I was travelling in Paraguay and got to Ciudad del Este, from there I took a local bus across the river to Foz do ...
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Lowest fee ATMs in Argentina?

With the dollar blue rate largely now matching the official rate, are there any ATMs in Argentina that do not charge excessive fees on foreign cards? Which Argentine banks do not charge any fees for ...
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El Chalten / El Calafate to Bariloche - options in 2016/17

What are the feasible options of going from El Chalten or El Calafate to Bariloche? I know airplane would be fastest and there is a direct connection. I'd like to avoid it, if possible, though, for ...
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Travel time from Terminal A to Terminal C of Ezeiza (Ministro Pistarini International Airport, Buenos Aires)

How long does it take to go from Terminal A to Terminal C of Ministro Pistarini Airport (EZE, Buenos Aires)?
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Where exactly is “Canalcinco” in Argentina?

I'm looking at a official translation of a death certificate issued by an Argentinian official in La Plata in 1965. The original is not available to me. It specifies the place of domicile of a ...
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Invitation letter to friend that does NOT require a visa to enter Denmark

I am living in Denmark (and a Danish citizen) and I am going to host a friend from Argentina for a month. Argentinian citizens require no visa to enter Denmark (or Schengen) as tourists. I have ...
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Prepaid SIM cards in Argentina — expiration and roaming?

For my last several visits to Argentina, I've bought a SIM card and charged it as needed for data only for my cell. I have a Movistar SIM from my trip in February. 1) Do these expire? Can I ...
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Strange currency on websites Argentina

I checked prices on some sites and have feeling of strong misunderstanding: according to Wikw the currency os peso, but prices are in '$'. Moreover, the price seems to be unreasonably high, please see ...
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Cheap way to get to Argentina [closed]

Does anyone know a cheap (or at least not very expensive) way to get from Russia (Moscow) to Argentina? I want to visit that country, but tickets are way to much expensive. I use skyscanner now, ...
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Can I import a drone into Argentina?

I've got a DJI Phantom, and am planning to take it with me from UK to Buenos Aires, Argentina. I've heard customs officials can be a bit sticky with drones, Argentina being one country like that? I ...
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Rent a car in South America [closed]

We are thinking of renting a car from Buenos Aires to drive to Santiago. Has anyone done this and are the roads, towns encounter safe ?