Are Euros accepted in Argentina?

Are Euros accepted in Argentina?

Before Traveling to Argentina make sure to bring United States Dollars or Euros: Specifically, US dollars and Euros, USD 100 or € 100 bills to be precise. Ensure the notes are in good condition and avoid folding the notes as certain banks and exchanges will not accept notes with marks or significant creases.

What currency do they use in Argentina?

Argentine peso
The ARS (Argentine peso) is the country’s official currency that began circulation in 1992, shortly after the country plunged into an economic depression. In the early 2000s, the Argentine government took steps to peg the exchange rate at around 3 pesos to 1 U.S. dollar.

Do they accept US dollars in Argentina?

The official currency of Argentina is the Argentine Peso, however, it’s common to use US dollars when travelling in the country. Up until 2015, Argentina had a black market (known as the ‘blue’ market) so travelling with and spending US dollars in cash was an absolute must.

Can I use my debit card in Argentina?

A credit card is not the only way to buy things while on a trip to Argentina. Travelers can also bring a debit card to withdraw money from an ATM in Argentina. By using an ATM, or cajero automático, you can withdraw pesos directly, but you will likely pay a foreign transaction fee for using the debit card abroad.

What language do Argentines speak?

Argentina/Official languages
While Argentina’s official language is Spanish, Argentina has enjoyed so much international migration that Arabic, Italian, German, English, and French are also spoken—at least in pockets throughout the country. There are also over one million speakers of various tribal languages, including Quecha and Guaraní.

Can I drink tap water in Argentina?

Is the water safe to drink? The tap water is safe to drink in Buenos Aires and most parts of the country. To be sure, ask your tour leader or the hotel/restaurant staff. Bottled water is readily available and should be used in remote rural areas.

What kind of currency do they use in Argentina?

The currency they use in Argentina is the Argentine peso. The standard three letter code for Argentine peso that you often see when using a currency exchange calculator to convert currency to and from Argentine peso is ARS.

Can you exchange euros for pesos in Argentina?

Though prices have increased, Argentina is still a great value for your travel dollar, euro or Pound! In Argentina you can exchange foreign currencies for pesos in banks and “ cambios ” (exchange houses in Spanish).

Do you have to bring money with you to Argentina?

Rather than bringing either Dollars or Pesos to Argentina with you, you could always just bring a small amount of cash so you have some on arrival, and then just use cash machines once you are in Argentina. You’ll find them just about everywhere, and they take all UK bank cards, although there will usually be a small cash machine fee charged.

Where can you change money in Buenos Aires?

Money Changers. US dollars are by far the preferred foreign currency, although Chilean and Uruguayan pesos can be readily exchanged at the borders. Cash dollars and euros can be changed at banks and cambios (exchange houses) in most larger cities, but other currencies can be difficult to change outside Buenos Aires.

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