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 www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Last updated: 24 July 2013.
• 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.
• The Yellow Fever vaccination is recommended for those aged nine months and above travelling to the regions of Argentina bordering Paraguay and Brazil in the provinces of Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Salta and all areas of Misiones province, including Iguazu Falls.
• There is an underlying threat from terrorism. Attacks, although unlikely, could be indiscriminate, including in places frequented by expatriates and foreign travellers. On 1 May 2012 a small explosive device was detonated outside the office of the EU Delegation in Buenos Aires. There were no casualties.
• You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.