Argentina international travel guide

Landscape view of Argentina

Argentina 🇦🇷

Argentina is part of South America with main city at Buenos Aires. It's usually 🌤️ 17.05 °C in Argentina with a rainfall of 🌧 50.81 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Argentina. Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. In Argentina you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 44M people. The main currency is Argentine Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish and Guaraní. Automatic teller machines are common in Argentina. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~17.05 °C   🌧 ~50.81 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 44M people


🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

Argentina will observe lockdown restrictions until further notice. Provincial and local authorities have relaxed some restrictions in certain provinces, except the city and province of Buenos Aires, which has imposed renewed movement restrictions. Intermittent charter flights may become available and updates will be shared using the Embassy’s social media accounts. Scheduled special outbound flights to Europe have temporarily commenced on KLM, Air France and Iberia airlines. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Argentina.

issued date: July 3, 2020


🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall


🔌 Sockets

Argentina uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type I.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish and Guaraní


💱 Currencies Used

Argentina uses the Argentine peso (symbol: $), code ARS.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 pesos and 50, 25, 10 and 5 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Argentina. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Argentina. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.


📡 Internet

Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Argentina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📞 Calling

To call Argentina, dial +, then 54 (the country code for Argentina), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Argentina, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .


🛣️ Road rules

In Argentina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on motorways, 120-130 km/h (74-80 mph) on expressways, 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-110 km/h (49-68 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency







Fire department


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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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