Argentina tourism Archive

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Argentina Drops Its Reciprocity Visa Fee

Argentina took another big step forward last month in attracting more American travelers. I’ve complained on multiple occasions about how Argentina was shooting itself in the gaucho-booted foot by charging Americans $160 each to enter the country. Then on March 6 the longtime author of Moon Handbooks for the region published this

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Argentina is Cheap Again (If You Follow This Advice)

Editor’s note – As of December 17, 2015, the dual currency system was swept out by a new government replacing the old one. The Argentine peso is now floating freely so the official and unofficial rates have converged. You can dial back on the cash you’re bringing in now! See this post

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Argentina Says Screw You to Foreign Tourists

Editor’s note – After 6 years of this policy depressing tourism and bringing the number of families visiting down dramatically, the newly elected government of Argentina scrapped this fee in March of 2016. See the full story here. I’m leaving this up as a historical study of a country implementing a policy