Foreign travel advice

Argentina

Summary

102,151 British nationals visited Argentina in 2016. Most visits to Argentina are trouble-free, but you should keep a close eye on your personal belongings in public places. See Crime

UK health authorities have classified Argentina as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

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.

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

Terrorist attacks in Argentina can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.