If you will be travelling in Argentina, you may want to know the best way to get around the country. This article is designed to help make your bus travels in Argentina as smooth as possible, literally and figuratively. The bus companies´ names are in Italics and the ones mentioned in this article are the most common for long distance trips in Argentina. All busses depart out of Buenos Aires from Estación de Omnibuses in Retiro, easy to reach by bus, train, taxi or subte (línea C: Retiro – Constitución).
Argentina’s average tourist spends time in just two places, Buenos Aires and the Iguazu Falls. It is the world’s eighth largest country and Ushuaia is closer to Antarctica than it’s capital. Things are so far away from each other that buses don’t seem worth the cost, and flights even less so. However this is untrue, Argentina’s biodiversity, from the sun and the sea to the glaciers and mountains of the Andes is well worth exploring, and shouldn’t be overlooked.
Buenos Aires linked with the Iguazu Falls is undoubtedly a beautiful short trip; getting to know a cosmopolitan city and one of the natural wonders (more…)
Although it might not seem this way, there is more to Mendoza than wine. In fact, early in the year is the time for viticultural action, which will enthuse keen wine-drinkers. However, there are a number of other important reasons to visit Mendoza at this time of year.
1. Festivals, parties, Carnaval
The first weekend in March marks the first festivities, with the Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia (Harvest Festival), whereby selected individuals from each district of the region ride on a float through the streets of the city throwing grapes into the air to the crowds below. (more…)
5 new cities, across the USA, Israel and China have been added within the operating routes of Aerolíneas Argentinas, due to the resolution 16/13 of the Transport Secretary. Atlanta, Las Vegas and Detroit, all in the USA, are to be served by the leading Argentine airline, as are Tel Aviv and Guangzhou in Israel and China respectively.
The flag carrying company has incorporated these destinations for passenger, mail and cargo flights.