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Last verified: Sunday, 31. May 2020 at 07:21 AM

Argentina Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Argentina

Local Situation: 3.1 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Argentina. We detected travel advisories from 7 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.3 / 5

Argentina shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Argentina), the Advisory Index is 3.3 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Brazil (3.4), Chile (3.4), Uruguay (3.4), Bolivia with 3.2 and Paraguay with 3.2 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Argentina

There are currently 15,406 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Argentina. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 520 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Argentina.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Argentina

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Argentina.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Argentina from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.1 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 Exercise normal precautions in Argentina. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/argentina-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Brottsligheten och narkotikalhandeln utbredda i olika delar av landet. Tröskeln till att bruka våld är låg.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/AR

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/argentina

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Vi fraråder alle ikke-nødvendige rejser til hele verden, herunder Argentina. Det gør vi, fordi mange lande i øjeblikket indfører omfattende restriktioner med kort varsel for at forebygge smittespredning med coronavirus/COVID-19. Restriktioner omfatter i flere lande ind- og udrejserestriktioner, udgangsforbud o. lign. Den danske ambassade i Buenos Aires har ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/argentina/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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Argentina will observe lockdown restrictions until further notice. Provincial and local authorities have relaxed some restrictions in certain provinces. Intermittent charter flights may become available and updates will be shared using the Embassy’s social media accounts. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Argentina.

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/americas/argentina

Individual rating changes for Argentina

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Argentina. Most recent events first.

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Argentina changed from 3.0 to 3.1. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Argentina changed from 2.8 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Argentina to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Argentina changed from 2.0 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 4.0.

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Argentina to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Argentina changed from 1.8 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Argentina to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 10th 2020

The total rating for Argentina changed from 1.6 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Argentina to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Argentina changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 2.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 2.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 1.0.

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The New Zealand government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 2.0.

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The United States government issued a new warning for Argentina with a rating of 1.0.

About Argentina

Argentina with its capital Buenos Aires is a country in South America (South America), slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US (2,766,890 km²). The country is located Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay. The climate can be described as mostly temperate; arid in southeast; subantarctic in southwest. The landscape is rich plains of the Pampas in northern half, flat to rolling plateau of Patagonia in south, rugged Andes along western border. With a population of about 40.68 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Buenos Aires
Population about 40.68 million
Size 2.766.890 km²
Size comparable to slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US
Common languages German, English, Spanish, French, Italian
Currency Peso (short: ARS)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 850/1900
International phone prefix +54
Internet Top Level Domain .ar
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 AR
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 ARG
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 32

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Argentina is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution
  • and water pollution note: Argentina is a world leader in setting voluntary greenhouse gas targets
  • desertification
  • environmental problems (urban and rural) typical of an industrializing economy such as deforestation
  • soil degradation

Natural hazzards

  • heavy flooding in some areas
  • pamperos are violent windstorms that can strike the pampas and northeast
  • San Miguel de Tucuman and Mendoza areas in the Andes subject to earthquakes
  • volcanic activity in the Andes Mountains along the Chilean border; Copahue (2,997 m) last erupted in 2000; other historically active volcanoes include Llullaillaco, Maipo, Planchon-Peteroa, San Jose, Tromen, Tupungatito, and Viedma

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Argentina. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. chemicals
  2. consumer durables
  3. food processing
  4. metallurgy
  5. motor vehicles
  6. petrochemicals
  7. printing
  8. steel
  9. textiles

Agriculture products

  1. corn
  2. grapes
  3. lemons
  4. livestock
  5. peanuts
  6. soybeans
  7. sunflower seeds
  8. tea
  9. tobacco
  10. wheat

Argentine Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Argentina.

Export products

  1. corn
  2. derivatives
  3. gas
  4. petroleum
  5. soybeans
  6. vehicles
  7. wheat

Import products

  1. machinery
  2. motor vehicles
  3. natural gas
  4. organic chemicals
  5. petroleum
  6. plastics

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Argentina?

Argentina is currently rated at 3,1 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 7 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Argentina.

Is it safe to travel Argentina in 2020?

Visiting the country Argentina is usually fine. The score is at 3,1 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Argentina?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 7 individual sources for Argentina.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Argentina?

There are currently 15,406 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Argentina. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 520 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Argentina.

What is the size of Argentina?

Argentina has a size of 2,766,890 km² or 1,068,302 mi² which is slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.