Birthplace of the passionate tango, Argentina is also well-known for steak and football. The grand, 16th-century Plaza de Mayo is at the heart of the big, cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires, and features elegant stately buildings, most notably the iconic, balconied presidential palace, Casa Rosada. A massive country, Argentina encompasses Andes mountains, glacial lakes, worldclass vineyards, Pampas grassland, and Patagonian wilderness.

First-hand Knowledge

Bella has been to Argentina.


  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Currency: Argentina peso
  • Time Difference: 4 hours BEHIND BST and 3 hours BEHIND GMT. Argentina does not observe Daylight Saving Time, meaning that Argentina has the time zone throughout the year (Argentina Standard Time or ART).
  • Flight time: 13 hours and 45 minutes to Buenos Aires (direct)
  • Official language: Spanish
  • Entry requirements: Visas are not required for tourists for stays up to 90 days. Passports must be valid throughout the duration of your stay, no additional validity is required beyond your stay.
  • Vaccinations: For up-to-date information, please check this website (as recommended by the Foreign Office):
    General information on travel vaccinations can be found on the NHS website:

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