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Currency in Argentina: Tourist Guide

The Argentine peso is the official currency of Argentina. Its abbreviation code is ARS, and it is used throughout the country for all commercial and financial transactions. The Argentine peso is divided into banknotes and coins. Banknotes are available in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, and 20 pesos, while coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2, and 1 peso, along with pennies.

To exchange your foreign currency for Argentine pesos, you can visit banks or Casa de Cambio located at Av. del Libertador 963 L 1. In the mall you will find banks and ATMs of the LINK and Banelco networks that accept international credit and debit cards.

Most stores accept dollars in bills, but not euros. It is advisable to check the exchange rate before making a transaction.

In Argentina, tips are not included in the invoice in most places. It is advisable to leave a tip of 10% to 15% of the total bill in restaurants and bars, and it is also common to tip tour guides and cab drivers.

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