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Money and Safety in Buenos Aires

When it comes to safety, and your money, it’s certainly best to travel prepared by informing yourself in advance. Buenos Aires has it’s own particular idiosyncrasies, like the almost impossibility of changing Argentine Pesos into US Dollars, or people approaching you and pretending a bird has crapped on your head, that you would do well to read up on in advance.

Below we have collected together advice and info on money and your safety in Buenos Aires that will help you to avoid the common tourist pitfalls here.

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

Buenos Aires Safety Tips

Buenos Aires Safety Tips

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.

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.

Choose your currency:

Converted prices are for reference only - all orders are charged in $ US Dollars ($) USD.
  • USDUS Dollars ($)
  • EUREuros (€)
  • GBPPounds Sterling (£)
  • AUDAustralian Dollars ($)
  • BRLBrazilian Real (R$)
  • CADCanadian Dollars ($)
  • HKDHong Kong Dollar ($)
  • NZDNew Zealand Dollar ($)
  • CHFSwiss Franc
  • ZARSouth African Rand