Argentina travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Argentina 🇦🇷

Argentina is part of Americas with main city at Buenos Aires. Its Developing country with a population of 44M people. The main currency is Argentine Peso. The languages spoken are Spanish,Guaraní. the Argentine Republic is the formal name of Argentina It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~17.05 °C   🌧 ~50.81 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 44M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

​Due to the state of emergency in Chile, the land border crossing from Chile to Mendoza, Argentina at Paso Internacional Los Libertadores (Cristo Redentor) may close at short notice (see Local travel). We haven't changed the level of advice - 'exercise normal safety precautions' in Argentina.

issued date: October 22, 2019

Weather

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish, Guaraní

Money

💱 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.

Calling

📡 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 .

Driving

🛣️ 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

Universal

115

Police

115

Ambulance

115

Fire department

115

Last updated: October 8, 2019