Argentina destination information

All you need to know before visiting Argentina

Argentina summary

Argentina is a big country with around 44M Argentine. Official language is Spanish. Argentina uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC-03:00. Currency used in Argentina is Argentine Peso (ARS).

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🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 46

ATMs in Argentina are Common. Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps. In Argentina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Buenos Aires
🗣️ Spanish Guaraní
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 44M ☀️ ~14 °C 🌧 ~45 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 2780k km2 (1074k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Spanish
  • Guaraní


Currency 💱

1 ARS = 0.01 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

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Mobile Phone 📱

Roaming 🌐

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


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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 .

international: + 54 11 1234567
calling local: 011 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Argentina is on average 4.7 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Argentina is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

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Rules 🚗

In Argentina you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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