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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 1794 1497 ${ selected_currency } per month in Buenos Aires, with an average rent of 106368 1146 957 ${ 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 1146 957
Groceries
Basic groceries
${ selected_currency } 12293 133 111
Dining out
12 dinners and 8 lunches
${ selected_currency } 15300 165 138
Cafe
20 coffees / teas
${ selected_currency } 3166 34 28
Coworking space
1 month membership / hot desk
${ selected_currency } 11910 128 107
Mobile internet
Prepaid SIM / 5 GB data / fast
${ selected_currency } 1423 15 13
Public transportation
20 roundtrip journeys
${ selected_currency } 1091 12 10
Taxis
5 short trips
${ selected_currency } 1175 13 11
Shared bicycles and scooters
10 trips
${ selected_currency } 1750 19 16
Sport and cultural events
1 event
${ selected_currency } 3050 33 27
Museums and sights
3 sights / entrance tickets
${ selected_currency } 498 5 4
Nightlife
5 nights out / 3 drinks per night
${ selected_currency } 2950 32 27
Gym
1 month membership
${ selected_currency } 1825 20 16
Yoga
10 classes
${ selected_currency } 2389 26 21
Massage
1 massage
${ selected_currency } 1270 14 11
TOTAL
${ selected_currency } 166458 1794 1497
Latest tips
Valuable advice straight from the experiences of your fellow remote workers.
Do you have a tip about Buenos Aires? Please share and help the community!
Visiting Cafe Tortoni is a must. It is the oldest coffee shop in Argentina (opened in 1858). Make sure you walk around and check out the back rooms!
By Cody R. Food and drink
If you want to be a local, when going to a coffee place you must order a "cafe con medialunas". This is a traditional breakfast with coffee and croissants.
By Sander C. Food and drink
Visit the famous La Boca neighborhood of course, but make sure you leave the area before sunset. We were surprised when our waitress kindly kicked us out while we were having a late lunch. She explained that it gets dangerous at night and people start closing the shops around 5pm for safety reasons.
By Patricia R. Places to visit
You can get a day passย atย Hotel Panamericano'sย spa for about $35 USD. It has one of the most spectacular swimming pools on the 23rd floor. You will have access to the pool, the sauna and their gym (they have other packages available as well).
By Patricia R. Places to visit
You can visit "La Casa Rosada" (the Presidential Palace) for free on Saturdays from 10am to 6pm. It is located at the edge of the Plaza 5 de Mayo.
By Jen T. Places to visit
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 cafรฉs is common, not common at bars
Taxi apps
Uber (not official), Cabify, BA Taxi (Spanish only)