2008 October

October 2008

Aeroparque, one of the two airports of Buenos Aires, will be closed from noon on Saturday, Oct 25, until 1 am on Monday, Oct. 27th.  The 36-hour closure is to allow “preventative maintenance”.  Aeroparque is used primarily for domestic flights.  Flights to and from the United States operate from Ezeiza airport, which is will remain […]

Luckily, when it comes to travel to Latin America, some recent airfare and flight changes make it one of the best times to get up, and out of town. Going Down: Fuel Surcharges Select “fall sale” fares have completely eliminated fuel surcharges. Save an average of $300 per ticket by booking right now. Sales end […]

As of January 1, 2009, Argentina will begin collecting a “reciprocity fee” upon entry for citizens of 22 countries.  US citizens can expect to pay about $130 for entry to Argentina. The amount of the fee varies by citizenship.  As the US charges Argentinian citizens $130 for a visa, a similar fee will apply for […]

Now, more than ever, you can’t take it with you – or if you do, it’s going to cost you. In their constant quest to reduce costs, most airlines have severely restricted luggage allowances for trips to Latin America. Most airlines now only allow one piece of luggage to be checked for free. That piece […]