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 23 miles (37 Km) away from the City of Buenos Aires.
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.
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A Valid passport is required. No VISA is required for U.S. citizens. Argentinean reciprocity tax: There is a reciprocity charge, when United States (USD160), Canadian (USD92) or Australian (USD100) citizens arrive to our country and it is valid for 10 years. It has to be paid online prior to travelling. 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. In Buenos Aires 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 USD 140 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.
Algar Safaris will take care of dipping, packing and expediting your trophies.