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Buenos Aires
Large and vibrant Buenos Aires offers a European vibe in South America that pulsates from its authentic neighborhoods, historic squares and traditional cafes and eateries. Each neighborhood feels like its own mini-city, each with a different flavor depending on your interests. Theaters, museums and parks bring life to the city, as do the public tango sessions, passionate football matches and desire to chat over dinner, coffee or wine for hours on end. Beautiful and gritty, fast-paced and laid-back, the decent cost of living and ideal location for exploring nature, wine regions and other nearby countries, make this an appealing place for spend some time.

Monthly cost of living for remote workers

A remote worker can expect to spend an average of 166458 1435 1351 ${ selected_currency } per month in Buenos Aires, with an average rent of 106368 917 864 ${ selected_currency }.
Due to strict currency controls, Argentina has two exchange rates for USD. The official, lower rate is what you get at ATMs, banks and registered currency exchange booths. The unofficial, higher rate (Blue Rate) can be obtained from black market exchange offices known as 'cuevas'. All costs below would be 30% cheaper with the Blue Rate.
Rent
1 bedroom apartment / modern / central / short term
${ selected_currency } 106368 917 864
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 12293 106 100
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 15300 132 124
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 3166 27 26
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 11910 103 97
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 1423 12 12
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 1091 9 9
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 1175 10 10
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 1750 15 14
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 3050 26 25
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 498 4 4
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 2950 25 24
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 1825 16 15
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 2389 21 19
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 1270 11 10
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 166458 1435 1351
Average weather in Buenos Aires
Most common months to visit: September - December
What to know
Population
2,900,000
Main airport
Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE)
Language
Spanish
Tap water
Not drinkable
Tipping
10% at restaurants and cafés is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps
Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)