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Forum: Argentina
Aug 4, 19, 8:57 pm
Replies: 3,621
Views: 516,485
Posted By Marambio

Say you land at 9am, you should be finished with...

Say you land at 9am, you should be finished with immigration and customs at 10am-ish, then it's a 5-10 min walk to Terminal C, and bag-drop for domestic flights doesn't close until 50 minutes before...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 27, 19, 11:19 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 151,657
Posted By Marambio

A few days ago Madame got a call from a friend...

A few days ago Madame got a call from a friend saying she had a booking for dinner at a place called Nicky Harrison and she couldn’t attend, so maybe we could go instead. We had never heard of the...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 27, 19, 3:29 pm
Replies: 3,621
Views: 516,485
Posted By Marambio

Between 16 and 23kg, it’s 750 ARS (17 USD...

Between 16 and 23kg, it’s 750 ARS (17 USD approx), payable at the airport upon checking in. Bags heavier than 23kg they can refuse to check-in.

A few anecdotes don’t make a dataset but they seem...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 25, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 10
Views: 847
Posted By Marambio

AFAIK there is no airside connection between...

AFAIK there is no airside connection between domestic arrivals and international departures. You will have to leave Terminal C and walk to Terminal A (it's a 5-10 min walk) and then go again through...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 21, 19, 12:32 am
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By Marambio

I would cut 2 days out of Mendoza and 2 out of...

I would cut 2 days out of Mendoza and 2 out of Salta and squeeze in Iguazú if possible. Mendoza is gorgeous, Salta is fantastic, but Iguazú is just spectacular. There are flights to Iguazú from...
Forum: Brazil
Jul 9, 19, 3:03 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By Marambio

Not worth it. Paraguay has some interesting...

Not worth it. Paraguay has some interesting sights (even Asunción may grow on you), but Ciudad del Este is dystopian. I would spend my time at the falls -- one day I'd cross into Argentina and take...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 9, 19, 1:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Marambio

I have an Argentine and a EU passport, the latter...

I have an Argentine and a EU passport, the latter I use when travelling to the US and Europe.

When checking-in in Europe/USA on flights to EZE I have been many times asked to produce my Argentine...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 9, 19, 10:34 am
Replies: 107
Views: 13,604
Posted By Marambio

Same in Germany and in Holland. True story:...

Same in Germany and in Holland.

True story: I once took a cab in the Netherlands. The driver was a Turkish guy and I look quite "Northern European". I had no idea Dutch people seat in the front...
Forum: Argentina
Jul 9, 19, 10:22 am
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By Marambio

The minimum validity rule in Argentina is that...

The minimum validity rule in Argentina is that your passport should not expire while you are in the country -- e.g.: if you plan to stay for 30 days, your passport must expire on day 31.

If your...
Forum: Argentina
Jun 25, 19, 8:52 am
Replies: 3,621
Views: 516,485
Posted By Marambio

Which airline are you flying? There are priority...

Which airline are you flying? There are priority lines at immigration (not at security) but only for AR pax at Terminal C.

I usually believe arriving to EZE 2 hours before departure is OK....
Forum: Argentina
Jun 21, 19, 6:01 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 151,657
Posted By Marambio

Non-alcoholic beers can be bought at the...

Non-alcoholic beers can be bought at the supermarket (Quilmes Lieber is Quilmes’ 0% beer), but other than at the bars of the Alvear hotels I have never seen it offered at bars or restaurants....
Forum: Argentina
Jun 17, 19, 3:58 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By Marambio

Airports and ATC relied on power generators...

Airports and ATC relied on power generators during the blackout. There were some delays but other than that it was business as usual.

We are somehow used to smaller power shortages, which are less...
Forum: Argentina
Jun 5, 19, 10:00 pm
Replies: 910
Views: 151,657
Posted By Marambio

The talk of the town this week is yesterday's...

The talk of the town this week is yesterday's grand opening of the Trade Skybar on the last three floors of Edificio Comega, at the corner of Corrientes and Leandro N. Alem. The place includes an...
Forum: Argentina
Jun 2, 19, 11:36 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 13,604
Posted By Marambio

I guess the main problem, apart from the language...

I guess the main problem, apart from the language barrier, is that many Uber cars here are quite small (Chevrolet Onix, Fiat Argo, etc.) and as such people may have a problem carrying luggage. There...
Forum: Argentina
May 30, 19, 9:59 pm
Replies: 3,621
Views: 516,485
Posted By Marambio

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears --...

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears -- the Paseo del Bajo highway opened last Sunday.

Its construction, which was the cause of huge headaches when driving through downtown Buenos Aires...
Forum: Argentina
May 30, 19, 9:46 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By Marambio

Both Chevallier and Andesmar are among the...

Both Chevallier and Andesmar are among the largest and best-known long-distance bus companies here. Andesmar used to have newer buses than Chevallier (I haven’t travelled by bus in years, so I may be...
Forum: Argentina
May 1, 19, 11:27 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Marambio

AA is the only airline, apart from AR, to use its...

AA is the only airline, apart from AR, to use its own staff for check-in and ground handling at Ezeiza. That means that they are usually exempted from strikes, as they don’t rely on Intercargo.
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Forum: Argentina
Apr 24, 19, 12:38 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Marambio

I've never heard of lounges being closed during...

I've never heard of lounges being closed during strikes (I even doubt lounge dragons are unionised). There are rumours that the largest unions will do a movilización, i.e. a political rally, on April...
Forum: Argentina
Apr 23, 19, 4:51 pm
Replies: 3,621
Views: 516,485
Posted By Marambio

You are likely to be able to spend between 1:30...

You are likely to be able to spend between 1:30 and 2 hours in the city -- if your flight lands on time at 10am you should be able to reach downtown BA around noon-ish, and you'd need to head back to...
Forum: Argentina
Apr 23, 19, 4:40 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Marambio

Pilots unions are striking but that is only going...

Pilots unions are striking but that is only going to affect AR/AU and other Argentine airlines, not foreign ones. Also, air traffic control is an essential service according to Argentine law, so...
Forum: Argentina
Apr 21, 19, 8:23 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 3,072
Posted By Marambio

AFAIK the ABTC card is only valid in APEC member...

AFAIK the ABTC card is only valid in APEC member countries. Argentina, neither Asian nor Pacific, is not an APEC member.
Forum: Argentina
Apr 21, 19, 8:16 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By Marambio

El Calafate and Ushuaia are too far away for a...

El Calafate and Ushuaia are too far away for a weekend getaway, and days in August, albeit longer than in July, will still be very short. And, of course, both places will be very cold.

Iguazú for...
Forum: Argentina
Apr 3, 19, 12:56 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Marambio

Agreed on playing the MCT card. The MCT...

Agreed on playing the MCT card.

The MCT should appear on Amadeus/Sabre when they go through your booking. I don't know how long it is in the case of an EZE-AEP transfer, but 2 hours seems...
Forum: South America
Mar 30, 19, 8:39 am
Replies: 16
Views: 4,308
Posted By Marambio

Hi. I was attending a conference so I didn't...

Hi. I was attending a conference so I didn't participate in the booking process, as everything was set up by the organisers. At the end they sent me Buquebus ferry tickets, so I didn't get to use MVD...
Forum: South America
Mar 21, 19, 9:43 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Marambio

Buquebus between Buenos Aires and Uruguay

There’s been quite a few threads asking about the Buquebus ferry between Buenos Aires and Montevideo, so I thought I should write a mini “trip report” concerning the voyage, which I did earlier this...
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