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.
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Colonia del Sacramento is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires city, an excellent day trip across the river that offers you an opportunity to relax in a peaceful, beachfront town in Uruguay.
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.
We recommend that you read this general safety advice before coming to Buenos Aires, which includes tips on what to carry with you around the city, local scams, taxis, airport transfers and more.
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!