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The capital and largest city of Argentina. Often just "BA", but then not to be confused with an airline.

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How is Buenos Aires on Christmas eve and Christmas?

I am landing in Buenos Aires a day prior to Christmas eve. Not my planning but my employer's. I have to wait till Christmas to catch my return flight. I was wondering what would the situation be in ...
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How much is the bus fare from Buenos Aires downtown to EZE airport

I'm trying to figure out what bus fares in Buenos Aires are. I have read various websites but the quoted numbers are all over the place and because of the rapid inflation, prices change quickly. I got ...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?

Is there any free Wi-Fi network available at the boarding port in Montevideo (Terminal de Buquebus Montevideo in Puerto de Montevideo) for the Buquebus boat service between Montevideo and Buenos Aires?...
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Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Buenos Aires (RENAPER Buquebus) for the Buquebus boat service?

Is there any free WiFi network available at the boarding port in Buenos Aires (RENAPER Buquebus) for the Buquebus boat service between Buenos Aires and Montevideo?
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Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Buquebus boat service between Buenos Aires and Montevideo?

Is there any power plug that passengers may use on the Buquebus boat service between Buenos Aires and Montevideo?
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Where can one see which portions of the Buenos Aires underground (aka subte) is above the ground?

Where can one see which portions of the Buenos Aires underground (aka subte) is above the ground ?
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When taking the boat from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, then back to Buenos Aires, do the Uruguayan immigration stamp one's passport once or twice?

When taking the Buquebus boat service from Buenos Aires to Montevideo, then back from Montevideo to Buenos Aires, do the Uruguayan immigration officers stamp one's passport once (stamp indicating one ...
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Is there any point in arriving before 6:30 am at Buenos Aires terminal when taking the 7:15 am Buquebus boat service to Montevideo?

I plan to take the 7:15 am Buquebus boat service from Buenos Aires to Montevideo. https://www.buquebus.com/english/faq says: The Buenos Aires terminal is open Monday to Monday from 6:30am till 23:...
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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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Vantage points in Buenos Aires for photos

Are there any publicly accessible tall buildings in Buenos Aires that are good for views & photos? And hopefully pleasant to visit otherwise too. :) Including (or linking to) opening hours & ...
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Flight With KLM to Santiago with a stop in Buenos Aires

I have a flight with KLM from Amsterdam to Santiago, Chile with a stop in Buenos Aires. I am wondering how this stop affects me. I will not be transferring to another aircraft, this flight simply ...
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Getting from Buenos Aires to Bogota [closed]

My partner and I have purchased cheap return tickets flying in and out of Buenos Aires, Argentina 6 months apart. We are planning on travelling south from Colombia to Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile ...
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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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Where is this street-art in Buenos Aires?

The account replied: "The place is called 'Paseo de la Costa' in Vicente Lopez. Its very close to a big supermarket named 'Carrefour', located at Avenida Libertador 215. You should cross the ...
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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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Walking from Santiago to Buenos Aires

I am wondering if it's possible (and safe) to walk from Santiago to Buenos Aires. Does anyone have experience with this? Any tips or advise is welcome!
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How much is a bus from Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro?

I'm looking to get a feeling for the bus prices for the trip Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. Plataforma10.com gives me a price of AR$ 2350,00 (~271 US$) with Crucero del Norte, which I find a bit high....
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How do I rent a small bus in Buenos Aires? [closed]

I want to rent a small bus (the one that still counts as a regular car) for 8 people to go from Buenos Aires to Córdoba for a week. Bonus points if the vehicle is the crummy almost falling apart kind. ...
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Will I be allowed to bring 3 iPhones to Argentina (Buenos Aires) from the US?

I am traveling to Buenos Aires next month (from the US) and I wanted to bring an iphone as a gift for my sister and her husband who currently live there. I will also have my own iphone bringing it to ...
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Exchanging USD for ARS tips

So I'm heading to Argentina next week, and whilst there's heaps of advice on SE about taking USD cash and exchanging at the arbolitos for the blue dollar, I was wondering if anyone has any tips/...
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Time between flights in Ministro Pistarini Airport (Buenos Aires)

I have 2h40 between two international flights at Ministro Pistarini Airport, in Buenos Aires. Am I screwed? Coming from Santiago and going to Brazil, both flights are in Terminal A. The tickets are ...
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Time it takes from EZE to AEP airport

I am traveling on American Airlines to EZE with an arrival time of 7:30 am and a departing time of 11:35 from AEP. Suggestions on if I am going to make it and what I can do in advance if anything to ...
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What are my options to get to Montevideo from Buenos Aires?

I'm in Buenos Aires for a couple of days and I'd like to go to Montevideo for a day trip. I've seen that there are ferries and planes between the two cities, but are there also other options? And ...
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Is it worthwhile to rent a phone in Buenos Aires?

I'm taking a quick trip to Buenos Aires and while I know I can buy a SIM card for my phone, what I am curious about is the options of renting a cheap voice only phone while I am there. Various ...
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How dangerous is the 'La Boca' neighborhood of Buenos Aires?

I've heard a few warnings about going to La Boca, especially at night. I'm curious how dangerous it is in the area. I don't really know how one would rate the level of danger, but what I'd like to ...
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Where can I buy a 220v to 110v transformer in Buenos Aires at a reasonable price?

The house I'm renting has some 110v audio equipment that I'd like to use and the transformer that they have seems to be fried. I'm looking for a shop where I can buy a transformer at a reasonable ...
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Where can I obtain a SUBE card for the Buenos Aires Subte and Bus systems?

I know that it's possible for foreigners to obtain the RFID transit card SUBE but I don't know where to get it. It seems that it's not sold in all Subte stations. Where can I get the SUBE card?
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What are some websites for public transit directions in Buenos Aires, Argentina?

I generally use Google Maps, but they don't have transit directions for Buenos Aires. What are some similar sites that I can use, extra bonus for sites with mobile web interfaces and/or iPhone ...
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What is the best way to get ARS using USD?

The current (official) exchange rate for USD to ARS is around 1:5, but I've heard that due to the fluctuation recently there may be a way to get a better value for USD in Argentina. Any pointers?
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What are my options for pre-paid SIM cards in Buenos Aires, Argentina?

I have three devices: iPhone 5 - nanosim, 4G/LTE MiFi - microsim, 4G/LTE iPhone 4S - microsim, 3G Which providers in Buenos Aires / Argentina have the best prepaid options for these devices? They ...
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Travelling from EZE (Buenos Aires, Argentina) to the Retiro Bus terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to get from the airport to center of Buenos Aires? I am going to be travelling in Argentina and need to get from Ezeiza (the EZE airport) to the Retiro ...
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How to get from Buenos Aires to Santiago de Chile by land

I want to get from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Santiago de Chile by land. What is the recommended route and what are the alternatives? Aprox. how much it costs and how long does it takes? Where can I ...
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How to get to Patagonia from Buenos Aires?

I'm heading to Buenos Aires in a week and would like to get to Patagonia and back in 12 days. I assume I've got to get down to El Calafate and from there we can organize trekking and visit the Perito ...
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Casual restaurant recommendations in Buenos Aires [closed]

What places would you recommend for casual dining (not super fancy, but also not fast food)? We will be staying in the Recoleta area, but will be exploring the city, so recommendations don't strictly ...
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Would you recommend getting the DAR (discount argentina) card in Buenos Aires / Salta?

I came across the DAR, Discount Argentina, card (discountargentina.com) while looking up information about museums in Buenos Aires. I was wondering, if anyone has had experience with this card, have ...
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What is the best way to get from the airport to center of Buenos Aires?

Is there a good shuttle service? Taxis? What should one expect to pay? Is it worth pre-arranging?
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What is the most time and cost efficient way to get from Buenos Aires to Iguazu falls?

Google Maps estimates the distance at 15 hours driving time, which is probably more than I'd like to spend non-stop at the wheel. What transportation options are available / common? What are the ...
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