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Tourism resume in Argentina. When?
We give you this suggestion based on news items and official announcements from the Argentinean government. Latest update on November 23, 2021.
The borders of Argentina are back open for all travelers. However, there are some restrictions for international travelers with tourism purposes.
The latest measurements can be found on the post “current measurements in Argentina”.
What do I expect?
We all waited long for the moment that the Argentine government announced the reopening of the international borders. And from November 1st the Argentine borders are back open. My expectation was late 2021, beginning 2022.
Borders of Argentina reopen soon!
As of October 1st, the Argentina borders will reopen for citizens of neighboring countries. The borders of Argentina will reopen on November 1, 2021.
Read here the requirements to enter Argentina when the borders reopen. In the future, you will find there all the information about the COVID app or how to prove you are fully vaccinated.
Fantastic news that we have all been waiting for for a long time. But I’m tempering the enthusiasm a bit. It is only official when it is published in the official newspaper and thus takes effect as a decree. But if the health minister says so – she is quite a serious minister – it will most likely become reality.
Is Argentina open for travel?
Is Argentina open for tourism? Yes, from October 1st, citizens of neighboring countries can travel to Argentina. From November 1st, the Argentine borders are open again for all travelers.
People with an Argentinian family connection
The decree by the office of migration makes it possible that persons with a direct family connection with an Argentinian can enter the country. What does it say?
Are you married or do you legally cohabit? You need to have the certificate/document of the country where you signed it. Legalize the document with an apostille stamp. Together with a copy of your partner Argentinian DNI (national ID) you can enter the country. Also, get a PCR test 72h before departure of your flight and healthcare insurance that explicitly covers any COVID-related admission.
Are you Argentinian living abroad and your child doesn’t have Argentinian nationality? Then a birth certificate is enough for your child to enter Argentina. Also, legalize the document with an apostille stamp.
How is the situation in Argentina?
The infection rate is getting under control and national tourism is going well. The vaccination level is increasing and almost all activities are back allowed. Restaurants, clubs, exhibitions, …
Resume international flights to Argentina
There are no restrictions anymore starting from November 1st.
Air New Zealand, Emirates, and Qatar suspended their routes to Buenos Aires for an indefinite time. They will not resume the route when regular commercial flights are back allowed in Argentina.
Domestic flights in Argentina
Domestic flights are possible back. You do have to know to the measures that can differ from province to province.
I recommend taking a private transfer instead of a taxi. I have found that the hygiene measures per taxi are very different and with a private transfer I had more confidence. I made a guide on how to get to Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires.
Then the question is what is the best time to visit Argentina and how many days you should spend in Buenos Aires. I answered these questions with pleasure and I look forward to when the tourism resume in Argentina. ☺️
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