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    How much do you tip at cafes and restaurants?

    What is the local custom of tipping %?
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    How much do you tip at cafes and restaurants?

    Yep! Think that's a good motto. I'll stick to the 10%. I went to a restaurant a few days ago with the Argentine family and we spent around 16k on food. Family only wanted to tip around 100 pesos which my fiance thought was insulting to the waiter and a bit embarrassing. We added an extra 1.5k...
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    How much do you tip at cafes and restaurants?

    I thought it was a tipping country with restaurants and cafes? Thanks for the responses. I feel 10% is a good amount and maybe a bit more if the service was amazing. I really hate tipping culture and everything it stands for. I'd rather people get paid a livable wage then make me play a...
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    How much do you tip at cafes and restaurants?

    Curious on the normal rate for tipping for cafes and restaurants here. I'm from a non tipping country so I'm not used to it but I do around 10% here. Is that the norm? Some of my Argentine gf family say I tip too much but my gf says they're just stingy with tipping.
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    Western Union money transfer

    Has anyone paid with Google pay instead of bank or card? My country just got it added and it says it pays within minutes vs 0 - 4 days.
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    Western Union money transfer

    The blue had a bigger drop today, but the CCL barely moved from what I can see.
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    Are you able to get another extension?

    Sorry for the bump but I'm curious about this point. You say it's not "illegal" and only an administrative issue. Is this the actual legal stance in Argentina (that it's not illegal and just a administrative fee when you leave)?
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    Massa's Plan to Boost Dollar Revenue

    I think he will accumulate some reserves abroad and cut some of the subsidies (which was already going to happen under Guzman), but I don't think it'll be the drastic change required to actually fix anything integral. It'll most likely keep this sinking ship alive till the elections though.
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    Massa's Plan to Boost Dollar Revenue

    Wonder how the markets will react to this tomorrow? Doesn't look like drastic changes to me.
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    Western Union money transfer

    Wasn't his tweet on Friday last week so he meant this week? Would line up with massa taking his super ministry position this week.
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    Western Union money transfer

    This will cause so much more hassle for expats and I really don't see the benefit to it as everyone will just go to the cuevas for the real exchange. If this is true, I'm surprised we haven't heard of it anywhere except that tweet. Perhaps with the new new tourist dollar they announced they...
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    Western Union money transfer

    Is this a reliable source? So WU will have to give the bank actual dollars instead of sending them pesos? Will they transfer it to pesos or will the receive have actual USD?
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    Western Union money transfer

    Very interesting chart. Thanks for providing that link. Like I said earlier though, there are a lot of new factors that were not present at the time. We are also heading towards a triple digit inflation this year, versus 42% and 50% in 2020 and 2021 respectively. The only point that sucks is...
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    Western Union money transfer

    I'm not sure what the economic situation was in Argentina back in October 2020 (other than COVID), but there seems to be a lot happening both internally in Argentina and globally with recessions and war. Alberto seems severely weakened, currency reserves are low and IMF deadlines incoming fast...
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    Western Union money transfer

    Anyone had any success in contacting WU to finalise a payment that shows as "in progress"? I tried to pay via bank transfer but wasn't able to receive an SMS confirmation from my bank so just left it. Payment didn't come out of my account but it still showing as "in progress" on my account...
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    Western Union money transfer

    I wonder how much is in relation to that versus the Massa effect. Most likely a mixture of both at the same time.
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    Western Union money transfer

    I agree with you. Fundamentals are still the same as they were a few days ago. But as I read in another thread, sometimes the economy moves in relation to politics rather than numbers or fundamentals. Like everyone always says here though, it's usually always safe to bet against the peso long...
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    Western Union money transfer

    Don't think anyone is complaining. Dropping 40+ pesos in two days does add up quickly.
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    Western Union money transfer

    Does massa really bring that much support in the market? I'm no economic expert, but Arg reserves are still in shambles. Edit: WU just changed to correspond with the CCL now. Mid transfer as well. :(
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    Western Union money transfer

    Thought you meant MG. On Ambito it looks like the CCL rebounded to 321.90.
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