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    Buying a guitar in BA

    American owned airlines essentially have to let you bring guitars and other instruments as carry ons - you may have to insist a little at the gate and they may try to have you check it through, but I've brought an acoustic and a jazzmaster as carry on on American Airlines flights from the US to...
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    Bitcoin / Crypto to USD to buy property

    Yes agreed- I'm speaking to my Argentine lawyer today and will find out...
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    Bitcoin / Crypto to USD to buy property

    Thanks for the responses. Yes the Bitcoin wallet would be mine. But the issue of taxes etc is certainly a concern.
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    Bitcoin / Crypto to USD to buy property

    My understanding is that Martillero Publicos function like real estate agents in that they're selling/ 'auctioning' the property to the person who will pay the most for it. From what I understand, the Martillero has a service/person that will give me USD in cash in exchange from bitcoin on...
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    Bitcoin / Crypto to USD to buy property

    Has anyone extracted USD with bitcoin in Argentina to be able to buy property? The seller's martillero publico I'm working with seems to have a way to extract in Argentina and seems like the best way by far to bring in USD. Thanks in advance for any tips!
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    eze aduanas

    Similar question here- I'll be entering on a tourist visa later this month with a guitar worth 1200 usd and a flute and won't have cash to pay taxes with WU/blue rate if needed. Does anyone think I'll have a problem if I claim I'm a tourist? I'm thinking of getting a Buquebus ticket to Uruguay...
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    Keeping US cell phone number for text & talk when moving there

    I've used Google Fi in Arg for two years with no issues- though I'm on a shared family plan with family in the US
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    Keeping US cell phone number for text & talk when moving there

    I recommend Google Fi (not Google voice) - I just have my US number on Google Fi (Unlimited calls and texts to the US) and have cell service all over Argentina / in virtually all counties. I use WhatsApp in Argentina for local communication with friends and businesses etc. If I need to make a...
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    Western Union money transfer

    I can't guarantee anything, but I believe if you cancel before they debit it, then they won't charge you. I cancelled a debit card transfer last week shortly after I had sent it and never was charged, but had the same question as you.
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    Rental listings in USD - what exchange rate is used?

    When browsing rentals on Zonaprop etc, the more luxury listings are in USD. If one rents the property, what exchange rate is used to convert to ARS (official or blue)?
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    American Airlines cancelled my flight and booked me 18 days later. What to do?

    Ooh good question -- the US embassy's site (https://bo.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/) only specifies 'air borders', but perhaps that's because they're assuming US citizens are coming from the US. Going to do some more digging... Also, based on this doc...
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    American Airlines cancelled my flight and booked me 18 days later. What to do?

    I've been completely considering the Santa Cruz de las Sierras option-- but I think I'd have to get special permission to enter Bolivia *legally* via land (land border is currently closed even though US tourists are allowed in via air travel with PCR) because I imagine I'd have problems with...
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    American Airlines cancelled my flight and booked me 18 days later. What to do?

    Thanks for the advice @rickulivi, good to know -- I live in Jujuy which is why I need to get more notice so I can plan my 18 hour drive down to BA plus COVID test
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    American Airlines cancelled my flight and booked me 18 days later. What to do?

    With Friday's news of the reduced entry capacity has anyone with July flights gotten any info from airlines? I had my June 15th AA flight to DFW cancelled and rebooked for July 3rd and now waiting for it to be cancelled....
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    American Airlines cancelled my flight and booked me 18 days later. What to do?

    I also had an AA flight on June 15th to DFW, and the earliest I could rebook was for July 2nd. It does seem a little weird that all flights were supposedly cancelled for June...
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    Reduced flight schedules and current entry / exit requirements

    Does anyone know of any viable options for those of us on a tourist visa to leave the country legally via land borders and fly back to the US from another country (Chile, Peru)? I live in Jujuy, so under normal conditions it would be quick for me to just drive to Lima and fly from there....
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    Reduced flight schedules and current entry / exit requirements

    Why is this going to get scrapped? I have an AA flight via DFW on June 15th, any info on whether it'll get cancelled?
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    Buying a new car

    If you have an ARS peso denominated account you send from US bank account via Western Union with no fee. If you withdraw cash, the bank may ask for recibo de sueldo or justification for the money in the account (keep in mind it might get flagged for laundering etc)
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    Buying a new car

    Do you or your wife have an argentine bank account?
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    Buying a new car

    I believe he can wire you the money without a fee using Western Union's bank transfer option. (The reverse of what I do sending money from my US bank account to my partner's Argentine account). He'll need to download the WU app and create an account, link his bank account, and input your info as...
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