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If you're heading off to Argentina soon you'll want to get the best deal on your Argentinian Pesos. Our free comparison service compares the best Argentine Peso rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 1 suppliers selling Argentine Pesos in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 17.5581 to 17.5581.
Many of the top suppliers listed above offer us exclusive exchange rates that are better than any other website which means if you order through us you could save even more money. We are so confident that you won't find better Argentinian Peso exchange rates on any other UK website that we challenge you to let us know if you find a better deal!
The Argentine Peso has had a turbulent history and has suffered from inflation and devaluations. Since 1992 and more specifically in 2001; the Argentine government has kept a steady exchange rate – currently $4 ARS to $1 USD. This policy has brought a lot of money and investment into Argentina over the last 20 years. The Argentine Peso is freely traded on the international markets but the Argentine government buys up currency to maintain the stable rate. The variations that UK tourists experience are down to the volatility of the US Dollar to the Pound rather than directly between the Pound and the Peso. You should probably budget about £400 to £500 per week while staying in Argentina.
The US Dollar is a free floating currency meaning that if you want to buy Argentine Pesos you should compare the exchange rate frequently using a comparison service like Compare Holiday Money.
Most bureau de change do not carry Argentine Pesos so your choice is limited to the high street banks that may offer poor exchange rates and the online specialists who offer the best Argentine Peso exchange rates.
Compare Holiday Money are supporters and promoters of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) "Know Before You Go" campaign whose aim is to help Brits stay safe when they are abroad. The FCO advise against taking Travellers Cheques to Argentina as they are not commonly accepted. There are also frequent restrictions on buying currency with Argentina. For more information visit the FCO's Argentina Travel Advice page.
You don't need a visa to enter Argentina but you do need a passport that is valid for the duration of your trip. British passport holders are usually granted 90 days for their stay in Argentina; if you want to stay longer than this or are travelling for any purpose other than tourism you'll need to contact the Argentine Embassy in London.
You should also be prepared to show evidence of return or onward travel before departing for Argentina, for example your return plane ticket home. Airlines have been known on occasion to refuse boarding to passengers travelling to Argentina without proof of return travel.
Over the past week the Argentine Peso has increased by 0.22% from last Monday's rate of 17.5198 to today's rate of 17.5581 which means £750 will buy you $28.72 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 17.6654 on Tuesday and the worst rate was 17.5198 on Monday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Argentine Peso rate increase by 7.32% from 16.3609 on 26th July 2016 to 17.5581 today. Based on these figures, £750 will buy you $897.90 more today than it would have three months ago. We recorded a high rate of 18.8733 on 28th September 2016 and a low rate of 15.8365 on 16th August 2016.
Compare Holiday Money are partners of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Know Before You Go campaign which provides official government advice for British travellers heading abroad.
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Updated: 20th October 2016
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