Travel Planning
Buenos Aires
Travel Planning
Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires at a Glance

Take a walk through elegant colonial architecture, learn the tango and munch on a steak. These activities and many more will help you come to love Buenos Aires. 

Steak, tango and football are big cultural icons in Buenos Aires, but when you've had your fill of enthusiastic football matches, juicy steaks and passionate dancing, head out for some exploring off the beaten path. 

Many of Buenos Aires's streets give off a European vibe. Colonial architecture helped form the big stone squares and elegant old buildings that line the city's historic streets. Visit a market for food, antiques and house hold goods. People-watch from a cafe window with a hot cup of coffee warming your hands. Shop at glitzy stores or spend the morning with your camera and your ears documenting the city's sights and sounds. 

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High Season
September - March
Low Season
April- August
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      Getting There
      Major Airports
      • Major Airport Ministro Pistarini International Airport

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      Tourists must pay an approximately $160 reciprocity fee before they enter the country. They must present this receipt along with their passport or visa required for entry. American citizens can enter Argentina with a passport and this receipt of payment. if you stay for longer than three months, a visa will be required. For more information, contact the Argentinian Embassy. American citizens can learn more on the U.S Department of State website.  

      Getting Around
      Public Transportation
      • Bus Retiro Bus Terminal
      • Ferry Buquebus Terminal
      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Buenos Aires has a humid sub-tropical climate. Thunderstorms are common from September to December. 

      Safety Concerns Don't carry valuables around with you and keep your belongings out of sight. Pickpockets, muggers and kidnappers pray on tourists in some areas and it is best not to attract attention with your belongings. In addition, travelers should be careful driving and walking on streets as traffic can be quite unruly. 

      Health Concerns Speak with your doctor before visiting Argentina to learn about vaccinations and health precautions you should take before traveling to Argentina.