FCO Travel Advice for - Argentina

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  • Most visits to Argentina are trouble-free, but you should keep a close eye on your personal belongings in public places. See Crime

  • There have been occasional Falklands-related protests against British interests in Argentina. You should avoid all protests and demonstrations. See Political situation.

  • Some Argentine provinces have passed legislation banning the entry to port of vessels supporting hydrocarbons activity in the Falkland Islands. There have been cases of disruption by activist groups and unions against British flagged shipping. If you are in charge of a vessel, make contact with your agent or the local authorities before travelling. Most cruise ships and visiting tourists should not be affected.
  • Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travel to some parts of the country. See Health

  • There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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