Argentina travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Argentina with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Argentina.

Bosques de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina © Lisandrotrarbach -
Bosques de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina © Lisandrotrarbach -

Argentina travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Argentina with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Argentina - quick facts
Flight time 14 hours
Time difference UK -3 hours
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Argentine Peso
Electricity C + I plug (220V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Argentina?

Considering a holiday to the Argentina? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

  • Culture vultures
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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Argentina weather

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Argentina travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Argentina from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Argentina.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Argentina travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Argentina with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Argentina, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Argentina covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Argentina with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Argentina FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Argentina including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Argentina due to Covid-19?

Argentina is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Argentina.

Check out Ministry of Health, Argentina for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Argentina?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Argentina. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Argentina from the UK?

The flight time to Argentina from the UK is typically 14 hours.

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What is the time difference between Argentina and the UK?

The time difference between Argentina and the UK is UK time-3 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Argentina?

The main language spoken in Argentina is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Argentina?

The currency in Argentina is the Argentine Peso (ARS).

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Which plugs are used in Argentina?

Argentina uses electrical plug type C + I (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Argentina?

They drive on the right side of the road in Argentina.

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