Argentina is located in South America, in the southern part of it. All airlines flying to Argentina arrive mainly at Ezeiza (“Ministro Pistarini”) International Airport, which is 37 Km away from the City of Buenos Aires. Some companies coming from US arrive at Cordoba International airport also.
The official Argentine currency is the Peso. There are bills of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 pesos, and coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents, as well as 1 and 2 pesos coins.
US Dollars and Euros are generally accepted everywhere. Anyway, foreign currencies can be exchanged in banks and authorized bureaus. American Express, VISA, Diners and Master Card are widely accepted.
Argentina is Malaria free. No vaccination certificate is required to enter the country.
A Valid passport is required. No VISA is required for U.S. citizens. Argentinean reprocity tax: There is a reprocity charge of U$S 140, when American citizens arrive to our country and it is valid for 10 years. It is to be paid upon arrival by cash or credit card. Residents of other countries have to contact their nearest Argentine consulate to obtain this information.
Algar Safaris will take care of helping you in introducing your shotgun or rifle into our country. Either in Buenos Aires international airport or in Cordoba international airport our staff will meet & greet you and help you in gun clearance. 3 months prior to your hunting trip, you will be sent a firearm permit form to be completed, so we can work on the advanced paperwork.
Gun import permit is approximately U$S 134 each/gun (It may change by authorities). Three guns per person are allowed. Please, be aware that Renar does not allow people to come in with Semiauto Rifles. Also, ammunition and cartridges will have to be dispatched in a hard box by separate as a registered baggage and hunters are not allowed to bring ammo without their correspondent guns.
In Big Game hunting, Algar guarantees the exportation of your trophies in less than 4 months (provided there are no CITES animals in the export).