Argentina Travel Advice, Embassies & Tourist Offices

Travel Advice

Last updated: 21 July 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

You should stay away from any area where large numbers of people are gathering 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.

Since the beginning of December there have been a series of strikes involving local police forces in a number of Argentine Provinces. There has been some associated looting and violence in affected regions. You should be aware of possible disturbances, avoid demonstrations, monitor the local news and follow the advice of local authorities.

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. 

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. 

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.