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    Returning to the US?

    Is anyone planning on returning to the US anytime soon? I am currently in the US and I need to buy a jigsaw puzzle from Argentina. I thought about having a friend who is there ship it to me via FedEx but the shipping is around 70USD. If anyone buys a puzzle and puts it on Ebay, I will be sure to...
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    Accessing your cash in BA

    I have to vouch one more time for Schwab. And, you can get your ATM shipped express (Which I think is Fed Ex 2-3 business days) for something like $15. You can transfer funds into your Schwab easily as well. Oh and if you are creating an account, they have a separate call center staff for that...
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    Travling tips?

    I will definitely get a padlock. But dumb question - what is it for? to lock my bag close? or to lock my bag to like a fence if i need?
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    Travling tips?

    cool thanks thats actually really helpful. Does anyone have a sense on whether I should take my laptop or not? I'm wondering if the US style plug and voltage is easily accessible in hostels, and if there is a considerable risk of it being stolen. I would really only use it for charging my MP3...
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    Travling tips?

    So I'm planning a 3 week viaje through El Interior. Below are the cities I am going to in REVERSE order (as in im going to Cordoba, then Mendoza, etc. ) the cities in capital letters are absolutes. the others are if i have time. I'm going to spend about 3 days each in Cordoba and Mendoza, then...
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    remis company from capital to ezeiza?

    is peajes, tolls?
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    remis company from capital to ezeiza?

    haha steve, point well taken. I should change my username to thriftyandwise i was thinking id be able to get one for 70 cause a guy that was not affiliated with any company offered 70 to get to the capital from the airport when i got here. i unfortunately already hired a service for 110 so i...
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    Washing Clothes

    Wow I pay 16 pesos for mine. I go to the one on Posadas and Ayacucho. Just for wash and dry for one load too.
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    traveling through the interior. buses?

    I'm planning doing doing some traveling through the interior. I'll most likely do Cordoba, Mendoza, and Salta. I think I know how to buy my ticket to Cordoba, but if I want to go to places in between these cities, like Valle de la Lune between Mendoza and Salta, how do I buy tickets for that...
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    remis company from capital to ezeiza?

    Can anyone recommend a remis company that will not rip me off from capital to ezeiza? I hear you can get it for around 70 pesos.
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    Where can I buy...

    Sweet. I'll go check out the Carrefour that's close to my house.
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    Where can I buy...

    Soy sauce and garlic? I haven't seen any off chance at a Disco, but I didn't even know how to ask for Soy Sauce.
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    locker

    The Retiro Busstation lockers. Can they accomdate larger luggage? (Check in size) and I can safely keep something there for 2 weeks?
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    locker

    itd just be clothes. :)
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    locker

    If I want to travel in the interior for a while and want to leave a piece of luggage behind, anyone know where I can use a locker for 2 weeks?
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