Foreign travel advice

Argentina

Summary

Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 months. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

There have been reports in the media of multiple outbreaks of dengue fever in the northern provinces of the country. Cases have also been reported in Buenos Aires and in the surrounding province. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

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

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.