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Buenos Aires Advice and Information

Upon arriving in the second-largest city in South America, there are always a few things you wish you’d known. Maybe it didn’t occur to you that January is the hottest month of summer here, and you packed only sweaters. Or perhaps no one warned you to hoard small change and not to slam the taxi door.

Whether you’re planning a trip or are already here, browse our tips and insider information on how to successfully navigate the city of Buenos Aires.

[Top photo credit: Elliot Solomon / All Rights Reserved]

Getting Around

Taking a taxi in Buenos Aires

Taking a taxi in Buenos Aires

Traveling by cab in the city of Fair Winds is an easy and fairly affordable option. Read here everything you need to know about taking a taxi in Buenos Aires, from rates to routes to common scams.

Climate

What is the weather like in Buenos Aires?

What is the weather like in Buenos Aires?

Get the latest weather conditions in Buenos Aires, and a 5 day forecast. Buenos Aires has generally quite mild weather year round, although the peak of summer may be a bit hot and sticky for some.

Money and Safety

Getting the best exchange rate for your dollars in Buenos Aires

Getting the best exchange rate for your dollars in Buenos Aires

Recent government reforms placed limits on how locals & visitors trade foreign currency. You can get the best bang for your buck by bringing US Dollars & selling them wisely.

Speaking Spanish in Buenos Aires

Learn Argentine Spanish Phrases

Learn Argentine Spanish Phrases

Don’t get lost in translation! Read these helpful hints about the Spanish spoken in Buenos Aires, and start learning the basic words and phrases to help you communicate with any Argentine. And of course, suerte!

Arriving

What to pack for a trip to Buenos Aires

What to pack for a trip to Buenos Aires

Unsure what to pack for your upcoming trip to Buenos Aires? Here we’ve compiled a list of what to bring in your suitcase, and what to leave at home. Don’t leave home unprepared for your urban adventure!

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