Argentina Travel Advice, Embassies & Tourist Offices

Travel Advice

Last updated: 28 August 2014

The travel advice summary below is provided by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK. 'We' refers to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. For their full travel advice, visit

A number of trade unions in Argentina have indicated they will strike on Thursday 28 August. Strikes are expected to affect some public transport and public services. Some roads may be blocked. National and international flights are likely to be affected. Check with your airline if you have flights booked for 28 August. Stay away from any area where a large number of people are congregating during this time, monitor local media and follow the guidance of local authorities.

Most visits to Argentina are trouble-free, but you should keep a close eye on your personal belongings in public places.

There have been occasional Falklands-related protests against British interests in Argentina. You should avoid all protests and demonstrations.

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travel to some parts of the country. 

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. 

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.