Practical Information

Climate

Posadas has a humid subtropical climate. Temperatures during early October range between daily highs around 28°C and daily lows around 13°C. Rains are common during this time of the year (October has, on average, ten days of rainfall).

Language

Spanish is the national language of Argentina. Many locals also speak guarani, a regional language.
English is spoken in many hotels, restaurants and tourist services.

Currency

The Argentine monetary unit is the Peso. US dollars and Euros are accepted in some hotels, restaurants and businesses.
You can get cash from any ATM at large supermarkets and shopping centers, and in and outside banks. Charges for ATM withdrawals and credit card payments include domestic payments and it is possible that you get domestic fees charged.

Visas

Some participants may require visas in order to enter Argentina. Please consult with the Argentine Embassy or Consulate nearest to you for specific details relating to visas.

You can find an overview on visa requirements on the following link: http://cnyor.mrecic.gov.ar/es/node/5544

Electricity

The standard voltage in Argentina is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. In Argentina power sockets are of type C (also known as the standard “Euro” plug) and of Type I.

Type C: This socket also works with plug E and F

Type I: This socket has no alternative plugs

Be aware that you may need a travel adapter for certain electric devices.

Telecommunications

Pay phones are no longer common in Argentina and hard to find. The International Direct Dial code for Argentina is 54 and the city code for Posadas is 0376.
The city of Posadas is offering free W-LAN through bluespot WIFI.

Posadas Turismo App

You can get more info about accommodation, turist operators and more with the official “Posadas Turismo” app available in Google Play Store.

Useful Telephone Numbers

S.O.S Emergencies: +54 376 420100 or +54 376 420200

Police: +54 376 4447646

Hospital: +54 376 4447000

Fire Services: +54 376 477004 or +54 376 447666