1st - New Year's Day
6th - Epiphany
Good Friday and Easter (dates Vary)
1st - Labor Day
25th - May Revolution of 1810
10th.- Malvinas Day
20th - Flag Day
9th - Independence Day
17th - Anniversary of Saint Martin's Death
12th - Columbus Day
25th - Christmas Day
A passport is all that's required of most visitors -although Australians and New
Zealanders do need visas. Renewable tourist visas are issued at airports and
borders, and are good for 90 days.
Vaccines are not required to enter Argentina.
The local currency is the Argentine Peso. At the time of this writing, it had a 1 to 1
ratio with the US dollar.
Spanish is spoken everywhere, though many Argentines also speak the language of their
Most business open at 8am, then close for lunch until 3 or 4pm. They will then usually
stay open until 8 or 9pm. Most government offices, however, work on a 8am - 5pm basis.
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