Fly To Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires occupies the second largest metropolitan area in South America after Sao Paulo as well as being the most visited one. It’s no wonder the city is counted amongst the top 20 largest cities in the world. Buenos Aires boasts architecture with a strong European influence, cultural history, and a love for theatre arts, music, & dance. Numerous art museums, popular music performances, and crafts centres are scattered around the city. Bookstores and public libraries, a world-renowned zoo, botanical garden, well maintained parks, and ornate churches complete the city's appeal. Buenos Aires, known to many satisfied visitors as the shopping capital of Latin America, offers you the chance to explore the current fashion trends of this pulsating nation.
What visit to Buenos Aires would be complete without indulging your dance interest with a bit of Tango? Not to mention the city’s thriving football culture. As the home of eccentric Argentinian soccer legend Maradona, sports enthusiasts can be sure the fancy footwork you find in Buenos Aires is not limited to the Tango. Opera, orchestra, book festivals, and cinema contribute to the unique identity of Buenos Aires.
Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African permanent passport holders do not need a Travel Visa to visit Buenos Aires and Argentina for stays up to 90 days. Make sure your passport is valid for 6 months after you return from your trip and that you have 3 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The South African High Commission to Argentina is situated in Buenos Aires. M.T. de Alvear 590, 8th Floor, C1058AAF, Buenos Aires. Phone: +54 11 4317 2900 (Switchboard); Office hours: Monday to Thursday: From 8:15 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 13.15 p.m. to 17:15 p.m.; Friday: From 8:15 a.m. to 14:15 p.m. After-hours number: For international calls +54 9 11 4446 8978 and for domestic calls 15 4446 8978.
See and do
Buenos Aires is home to one of the most popular opera houses in the world - Teatro Colón. For a more informal cultural experience make sure you go see the Tango at Milongas (dance venues) across the city. La Casa Rosada and Calle Florida are the primary architectural sights of Buenos Aires. The other must visits include Recoleta Cemetery, the Museum of Latin American Arts of Buenos Aires, Avenida Santa Fe (shopping arena), Café Tortoni, and Esquina Carlos Gardel (Restaurant with tango entertainment). Palermo Viejo is a beautiful neighbourhood ideal for nature walks. Do not miss the football frenzy at the stadium.
Malbec Wine, handmade ponchos, Espadrilles (shoes), and leather goods are the best souvenirs.
Commuter trains, buses, and metro called Subte, form the public transport system of Buenos Aires.
Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza) – EZE
Location: Ezeiza, Argentina.
Food and beverage: Several restaurants and cafes are available at each terminal at the Buenos Aires Airport.
Currency Exchange: Banco de la Nacion Argentina provides currency exchange at the airport.
Lost Luggage Help: In case of loss of luggage inside the terminal, reach the Airport Security Police - Lost & Found on +54 11 4480 2327.
Airport Hotels: There are no hotels at the airport. However, you can find many nearby.
Car Hire: Europcar, Avis , Hertz, Dollar, Localiza Rent a Car, and Thrifty provide car hire service at the airport.
Airport Hub: Ezeiza International Airport – EZE is a hub for Aerolineas Argentinas and LAN Argentina.