Argentina is a holiday hotspot for those touring South America, and its developed transport system means it is easy to get around. Whether you're looking for a city break or more of a beach holiday, there is something here to suit all travellers. By using ebookers, you can find cheap flights to Argentina and book trips and tours before you arrive.
The main airport which receives international travellers is in Buenos Aires, the capital city. It is located 32km south-west of the city centre in the suburb of Ezeiza, the place after which it is named. Besides Ezeiza International Airport, other flights into Argentina land at El Calafate International for travellers who are visiting Los Glaciares National Park. This is located 20km east of the village of El Calafate in the south of the country.
Following your flight to Argentina's Ezeiza International Airport, you can catch the line 394 bus into Buenos Aires city centre, which takes about 30 minutes and costs 1.35 pesos. You can also take a taxi from the airport, although it is advised that you use the taxi booths in the airport rather than find a taxi outside the airport. The journey time is 30 minutes and the fare is around 200 pesos. Car rental is also available at the airport. From El Calafate, taxis cost around 80 pesos, with a journey time of approximately 25 minutes. Car hire is available as well.
The climate in Argentina varies depending on your destination. Owing to its location around the Tropic of Capricorn, the north of the country has hot and humid summers with mild winters, and more southern areas have warm summers and cold winters with a lot of snowfall, especially in mountainous places. The best time to visit Buenos Aires is either in spring (September-November), or autumn (March to May), as summer, between December and February, is hot and humid, with temperatures reaching 31˚C at this time of year. El Calafate, located in the south-west of the country, is subject to completely different weather conditions. Here, summer is a good time to visit, as it is milder and less humid in this part of the country, with temperatures climbing to an average of 20˚C most days.
Argentina's cities are buzzing places full of amazing sights, sounds and smells, and there is something to suit everyone in places like Buenos Aires. If you prefer more chilled-out holidays, places like El Calafate may be more to your tastes, away from the hustle and bustle of the capital and major cities further north. Buenos Aires, the home of tango, is an extremely popular tourist destination, with must-see sights such as the Barolo Tower and the Teatro Colón, as well as beautiful museums and a thriving nightlife. El Calafate offers a more relaxed experience of Argentina, and is the gateway to the stunning Los Glaciares National Park, a wonderfully peaceful part of the world where you can just get away from it all. Interestingly, this is also a great flamingo-spotting area, as they are regular visitors to the nearby Lago Argentino.
Tourists are always flocking to Argentina, and with all the amazing things to do and see there as well as the thrill of the exotic to experience while you’re there, you’ll want your trip to be as hassle-free as possible. With ebookers, you can make sure that everything is ready before you get on the plane, from booking your flights to Argentina to finding out about great places to visit.
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