Buenos aires (Argentina)

Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina and at the same time the largest city in northeastern Argentina. It is located at the southern coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The city is famous for its nightlife, its cultural events, ranging from tango to football, as well as Latin America's largest gay sexual community. Buenos Aires is very tolerant towards homosexual tourists. The city also has a few larger parks, including a Japanese garden and a botanical garden. The city also has the largest Jewish community in Latin American. In Buenos Aires is one of the only two kosher McDonalds restaurants in the world (the other one is in Israel).

Population: 2,890,151
Beach : Yes
Mountain : No
Popular destination: Yes
Official language: Spanish
Skill level of the English language : Good
Emergency numbers: 101 (poliisi), 107 (ambulanssi), 100 (palokunta)
Currency: Argentine peso (ARS)
Electric plugs: C, I
Voltage: 220 V
Tipping in a restaurant: Tipping 10%-15% is expected if a service charge is not included in the bill.
Time in destination: Dec 15, 2019, 1:27:24 PM

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Weather Forecast

Sun
15.12

Light rain showers

77°F

Mon
16.12

Fair

77°F

Tue
17.12

Partly cloudy

79°F

Wed
18.12

Partly cloudy

86°F

Thu
19.12

Partly cloudy

86°F

Fri
20.12

Rain

79°F

Sat
21.12

Partly cloudy

75°F

Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 75.7 83.5 68.5 7
February 73.9 81.3 67.5 8
March 70.5 77.5 64.2 7
April 64.2 71.2 58.3 6
May 58.5 64.9 52.7 5
June 52.5 59.0 47.1 5
July 52.0 58.1 46.8 5
August 54.0 60.6 48.4 5
September 57.4 64.2 51.3 6
October 62.8 69.6 56.1 8
November 68.2 75.6 61.2 7
December 73.0 80.8 65.8 7

More information: Buenos aires forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Buenos aires is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $46.51, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $165.68, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $34.84
  • Hotel (3 stars): $57.86
  • Hotel (4 stars): $98.51
  • Hotel (5 stars): $237.45
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $2.73
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $4.68
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.68
  • Meal, McDonalds: $5.21
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $5.89

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Safety

Buenos aires has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 38.5 (weaker than United states average 48.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 59.8 (weaker than United states average 69.0)
  • Walking alone at night: 27.5 (weaker than United states average 41.3)

More information: Buenos aires safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: An international driving license is generally recommended, but not necessarily required.
  • Direction of traffic: In South America the traffic is right-handed. The only exceptions to this are Guyana and Suriname.
  • Age restrictions: In Argentina the age limit for driving is 21 years.
  • Roads, bridges and tunnels with toll: Geography of toll roads North and South America

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