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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 1321 1266 ${ selected_currency } per month in Buenos Aires, with an average rent of 106368 844 809 ${ 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 844 809
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 12293 98 94
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 15300 121 116
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 3166 25 24
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 11910 95 91
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 1423 11 11
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 1091 9 8
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 1175 9 9
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 1750 14 13
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 3050 24 23
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 498 4 4
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 2950 23 22
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 1825 14 14
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 2389 19 18
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 1270 10 10
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 166458 1321 1266
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)