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  1. doubleup_dan

    36 hour PCR to travel through France?

    So I travel next week to the UK via France and as far as I can tell layovers of up to 24 hours in France is still allowed for anyone. But on the french website it isn't clear if you need to take the PCR 36 hours before or 72 hours and the Email I have received from air france today says 72 hour...
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    Get DNI after entering on spouse visa

    I have recently entered on a spouse visa I got in the UK. They told me that I can apply for a DNI once I got here, I was wondering how do I start the process as the Argentine Consulate were not very helpful when I asked how I do it? Also does having a DNI mean that I can enter and leave easier...
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    Flights from the UK banned..

    I just bought my flight on Friday to travel in the new year and now they have blocked flights from the UK (as far as I know that is only the BA flight.) Is anyone else in this situation? What if I were to fly to USA first then to EZE as far as I can see it is just a block on flights and not...
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    Family reunification visa

    I am looking into getting the Family reunification visa so I can travel freely into Argentina as my wife is there and I am in the UK. Does anyone have any experience doing this? From what I have read here https://www.cancilleria.gob.ar/en/services/visas/family-reunification-visa it doesn't...
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    Oil radiators for sale?

    So looks like I’m here until September so I’m looking at getting some sort of electric heater as our flat only has an air con unit to heat it. I would really like to buy an oil radiator heater as they are, in my opinion the a lot better then a convection heater. The trouble is I can’t find any...
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    Visas to stay longer?

    So I am from the uk and am married to an Argie. We have be spending 6 months en each country for the last 10 years and I haven’t had any ideas coming in on a tourist visa. But now she is worried that at some point I may be denied entry coz we go back and forth so much. So I was wondering what...
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    3 Month tourist visa

    Hi, I am currently looking at trips to Colonia to refresh my tourist visa as I have been here almost 3 months, but with all the Corona Virus and the weather looks terrible the next 2 weeks I would rather not do it. So my question is does it still work the same if I over stay my Visa, as in I...
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    Renewing visa law changed?

    So I have been spending 4-5 months of the year here in the summers for the last 12 years. Never had a visa/entrance issue. Sometimes to renew my tourist visa I will leave the country so times I have extended it and I have also overstayed it and paid the fine. So yesterday it was that time again...
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    Can't get a mobile plan anymore?

    So I spend 4-6 months a year here and always get a mobile plan for that time and cancel it when I leave. But I went to activate my line today and was told that you now have to have a DNI to get a monthly plan. Is this right is there no other option then getting a pay as you go sim?
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    Renewing Tourist Visa

    So for the last 9-10 years I have been coming to Buenos Aires for the Summer for around 4-5 months. Normally I travel in and out so I dont have to worry much about the 3 months tourist visa, but I have passed the 3 months 2 times and paid the fine for it. I got a bit worried because 2 years ago...
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    Renewing Tourist Visa

    So for the last 9-10 years I have been coming to Buenos Aires for the Summer for around 4-5 months. Normally I travel in and out so I dont have to worry much about the 3 months tourist visa, but I have passed the 3 months 2 times and paid the fine for it. I got a bit worried because 2 years...
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    Changing Up Pounds

    Whats the best way for me to change Pounds to pesos? I always used to go to one of the many casa de cambios before Christina limited currency exchange and they all closed. Are there any now it has been lifted or is my best be going to a bank ? Cheers
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    Argentine With Offshore Accounts

    In Argentina if you have multiple visa credit or debit cards you can go to their website and mange them. Does anyone know if you have a card on an international account will it appear in Argentina on the VISA system? Thanks
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    Might Over Stay My Visa, Will I Have A Problem?

    Hi I have overstayed my visa once before and I was just charged a fee and that was that no problems coming back no marks in my passport etc. This was 3 or so years ago and I just wanted to know if it is the same now and how much would it be? Does it make a difference that I overstayed once...
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    Hard Taco Shells?

    does anyone have any idea if it is possible to buy hard taco shells here in BA? I googled it and you can make them but I still need corn tortillas which I have also never seen here. I miss going to the supermarket and buying an old el paso taco kit!!
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    So Now That Argentines Can "buy Dollars"....

    So now that Argentines can "buy Dollars" what does that mean for tourists? Can I go and buy dollars as a tourist??
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    Tahini In Ba

    Where can I get it in BA? Want to make my own Hummus!! :D
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    Dollar Questions

    Hi My girlfriend is Argentinean and she was wondering how to buy some dollars. So I thought is it possible for her when we are in the UK to go to a forigen exchange and use her credit card to buy dollars? I dont see why this wouldnt work as you can buy anything else on debit/credit card out of...
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    British Products

    Hi, I guess this is a long shot but does anyone know of any shops out here that sells British products like marmite, robinsons squash etc? Cheers
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