Airport guide

Airports in Argentina


Spanish is the official language in Argentina, but English is often understood in tourist areas.

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The peso is Argentina’s official currency. ATMs are the easiest way to get cash.

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To reach Argentina from abroad, dial +54. To dial out when you’re in Argentina, dial 00 followed by the country code for the country you’re trying to reach.

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Tipping 10 percent at restaurants is expected.

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Argentina is relatively safe, but there can be periodic outbreaks of social unrest. Avoid public demonstrations and keep an ear out for news of political unrest.

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Check with your doctor before traveling to some of Argentina’s northern areas, yellow fever, cholera and malaria can occur there. It’s smart to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A before your trip. The water is safe and there are good medical facilities in major towns and cities. Treatment can be pricey, so you would be wise to carry medical insurance. If you have a medical condition, be sure to bring enough medication for the entire trip.

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The electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. Most modern buildings like hotels and offices take flat, three-pin plugs, while older buildings use round, two-pin plugs.

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Melisse Hinkle
A New England native but explorer at heart, Melisse has lived in four U.S. cities, spent a summer in Hawaii, made her way through wine-producing regions in Australia and New Zealand, and traveled around Europe while studying abroad in London. She is the Content Manager for the U.S. and Canada at Cheapflights.
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    La Guardia to Ezeiza/Ministro Pistarini:
    13 hr 13 mins
    John F. Kennedy International to Ezeiza/Ministro Pistarini:
    10 hr 47 mins
    Newark Liberty International to Ezeiza/Ministro Pistarini:
    15 hr 45 mins