Check out all the requirements to enter Argentina below!

 

 

A COVID travel insurance presenting a negative PCR is no longer necessary.
(*For those who has an incomplete vaccination schema, it is recommended to take a PCR test 24 hs before entering the country. )

Covid-19 Frequently Asked Questions

 

Can I travel to Argentina?

Yes! Borders are opened for all foreign travelers.

 


 

Which airports and crossing points are opened for travelers?

All airports and crossing points are opened for foreign travelers.

 


 

Are commercial flights operating in Argentina?

Yes.

 


 

What about Argentina’s Vaccination Plan?

Argentina started its vaccination plan at the beginning of 2021, and now 90,5% of the population have been vaccinated with the first dosis,  approximately 83,1% have a complete vaccination scheme and 64,1% have been given a booster dose.

Among the vaccines given are: Convidecia, Comirnaty, Sputnik V, Covishield, Sinopharm, AstraZeneca and Moderna (Updated to 3/8/2022).

 


 

What is the daily number of confirmed COVID-19 cases?

The average amount of infections per day in Argentina is ZERO (Updated to 3/8/2022).

 


 

Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for travelers in Argentina?

Yes, both PCR and antigen tests are widely available in Buenos Aires City. Outside of Buenos Aires City, availability of testing can be varied.

In Buenos Aires, many private labs offer paid COVID-19 tests. This is a list of private labs in the city:

 

PCR and antigen test are also available at the International Airport Ministro Pistarini.

 

 


 

Which measures are being taken in Argentina?

The face mask is no longer mandatory but recommended in closed spaces or crowed places. Social gatherings are permitted without a restricted number of people. In addition, public transport can be used without any restriction.

Shops, bars and restaurants are offering their services with full capacity and sanitary protocols.

Museums allow full capacity . Some museums have to be booked in advance, we suggest checking each museum’s web page and buying the tickets online.

For Buenos Aires residents, it is no longer necessary to have a COVID-19 test when returning to the city after travelling to another province (Updated to 5/7/2022).

 

 


 

Are National Parks open in Argentina?

Yes, all the National Parks in Argentina are open since May 31st, 2021. Tickets can be bought here.

 


 

Which destinations do I have to book in advance?

We recommend booking in advance Argentina’s most popular destinations such as El Calafate and Iguazú Falls that are usually highly requested. It can be difficult to book a last-minute trip to any of these destinations considering tours and hotels don’t offer their full capacity because of COVID-19 protocols.

In addition, Iberá Wetlands is another that should be reserved in advance. This off-the-beaten-track destination offers a small and exclusive list of hotels since it is still an undiscovered paradise.

 


 

Where can I find official information about COVID in Argentina?

You can visit any of these websites:

COVID-19 Protocol at Argentine Airports

Passengers travelling through Argentina should present a certificate of circulation.

The use of a face mask is mandatory at all times.

It is recommended to arrive early since preventive measures may require more time to complete the protocols at the airport.

Signs on floors will indicate the minimum required separation distance.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

During the flight

  • Air conditioning system with special high-efficiency filters (HEPA, High Efficiency Particulate Air Filters) that constantly renew the cabin air.
  • Only mineral water is offered upon request.
  • Reading material, blankets and pillows are temporarily suspended.
  • 100 ml of alcohol gel is the only sanitizer allowed for use on board.

 


 

When disembarking

  • The crew indicates when each seat can be unoccupied.
  • Respect the recommended distance when descending.

COVID-19 Protocol at Argentine Bus Stations

Passengers should present 2 certificates: International passenger motor transport service & Interurban passenger motor transport service of national jurisdiction.

The use of a face mask is mandatory at all times.

Signs on floors will indicate the minimum separation distance required.

Hand sanitizer will be available for all travelers.

The bus should be aired out before and after the trip.

 

While travelling

  • For every type of vehicle and car, the occupancy is limited to 80%.
  • Once the passengers are on board, personnel designated by the transport company will inform that they must report the appearance of symptoms during the trip to the crew.
  • There should be 20 air changes per hour through the bus’s air conditioning in non-recirculation mode.
  • Blankets, pillows, magazines and headphones are suspended. The passenger, if he wishes, may provide
  • Catering service, coffee and juice machines are suspended.

 


 

When descending

  • Descending will be ordered by rows, respecting the required social distances.
  • When collecting luggage, a line must be made while maintaining the social distance of 1.5 meters.
  • In order to enter each province, the travellers must follow their requirements.

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