Living in Buenos Aires, Argentina, offers a unique and exciting lifestyle. Buenos Aires is a vibrant and pulsating city at the heart of Argentina. The expat population grows every year, and--with a favorable exchange rate to the dollar, pound, and Euro--living in Argentina on the peso can be luxurious. Comforts like air conditioning are becoming the norm, whereas just a few years ago it was considered a luxury. More produce is kept in Argentina and sent to Buenos Aires for local consumption instead of being sent abroad. Classes from tango to horseback riding are offered in English to open up the amazing culture to a burgeoning group of expatriates, and more and more Spanish schools and private teachers are springing up to help acclimate newly relocated foreigners to the accent and dialect of castellano.
Buenos Aires is a rapidly growing city, and with an increasing expat population, it is welcoming and accommodating to new arrivals. Buenos Aires welcomes you with open arms, so keep your mind open and arm yourself with the Expat Info Desk relocation guide to living in Buenos Aires guide so that you will make the most of your experience in this thriving metropolis of a city at the heart of Argentine culture.
This international relocation guide is a resource of practical information on all that is Buenos Aires for potential and existing expats. Within it you will find a wide range of useful information about living overseas in this city, including the following:
The Expat Info Desk guide to living in Buenos Aires contains comprehensive information about the type of visa you will need to live in this Argentinean city, the paperwork and documents you will need to secure your visa, visa processing times and how to avoid unnecessary delays. Make your international relocation as paperwork free as possible.
Selecting an area to live in Buenos Aires can be very challenging. Should you opt for the bustling Corazon in the midst of the city, the up market Recoleta neighborhood or the historical area of San Telmo? Our relocation guide contains comprehensive details of popular residential areas throughout Buenos Aires together with details of the type of people you will find living there, the local facilities and entertainment options. It will be an invaluable source of information as you attempt to choose your home away from home.
Buenos Aires is a relatively laid back country and this can be frustrating for new arrivals when they attempt to organize basic services such as telephone, cable television, and gas and electric connections. Our international relocation guide contains well-informed opinion and comment about the major providers available in Buenos Aires together with information about the best methods of contacting them and arranging assistance. The guide contains everything you need to know to start living life as a resident; from beauty salons and hairdressers through to malls, markets and mobile phone providers. It won’t be long until you know the city like a local.
The Expat Info Desk guide to living in Buenos Aires will become invaluable when you are ready to relax and enjoy your free time in this amazing city. The guide contains comprehensive listings on entertainment, culture, nightlife and sporting venues, together with our advice on how best to meet people and form your own social network.
The Expat Info Desk guide to Buenos Aires is your critical guide to staying safe and healthy in this busy city. It provides detailed information about some of the steps you can take to safeguard the wellbeing of yourself, your family and your property so that you can enjoy your time there without incident. It also contains comprehensive lists of hospitals and medical facilities together with details of the cost of using such services.
The Expat Info Desk relocation guide to Buenos Aires contains concise information about the local customs and etiquette in Argentina. It provides practical insights into the rich culture on offer and the beliefs and customs of the local people. It acts as a crash course in fitting in with the people you find living here and will help you to counteract culture shock and avoid upsetting the locals.
The Expat Info Desk guide to Buenos Aires will answer many of the questions you have about living in this Argentinean city and will tell you truthfully what life is really like there on a day-to-day basis.
|01||While knowing Spanish is not a necessity to living in Buenos Aires, many porteños will be more willing to help you out if you know some basic p|
|02||Having an open mind and realizing that laws, contracts, rules, & pretty much everything else is flexible and liquid will save you a lot of headach|
|03||There is a shortage of coins in the country, and you need them to use the public buses, so keep your change and pay with note where possible.|
|04||Electronics, such as computers and cell phones, are up to 400% more than expensive in Argentina so bring your electronics with you.|
|05||Property prices are always inflated and it is a buyer's/renter's market here, so make sure you negotiate hard when finding somewhere to live.|
Buenos Aires was actually founded twice. Once in 1536 by Don Pedro de Mendoza, a Spanish colonizer and for the second time in 1580 by Juan de Garay.