Flights to Buenos Aires
Visit Argentina's vibrant capital for a tango, a great steak and more.
per person one way from Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
Premium Economy: 9 May - 30 Sep 2018. Business Premier™: 4 Mar - 30 Sep 2018
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Argentina's capital is a place that will rekindle your mojo. Famous for its vibrant nightlife, European-style architecture and passionate tango, Buenos Aires' bold, sensual nature is irresistible.
You'll feel it during the day, particularly if you spot a couple dancing the tango or if you learn to dance at one of the city's many milongas or tango houses. And you'll feel it at night, as the porteños (the people of the port) are known for enjoying a drink, dinner and dancing into the small hours.
Things to do in Buenos Aires
Perhaps what makes this buzzing metropolis so memorable, and earned the nickname 'the Paris of the South', is its rich history. It's evident when you're exploring the brightly coloured seaside buildings of Caminito in La Boca, a barrio known for its edgy vibe, or wandering the cobblestone streets of San Telmo or Palermo Viejo, two of the city's oldest and loveliest areas for a day of shopping and lunching. And history is inescapable at the extraordinary Recoleta Cemetery, which includes Eva Peron's mausoleum.
Chimichurri is an intense combination of parsley, garlic, chilli, oregano and onion. It's steak's best friend.
Buenos Aires isn't only for tango lovers and historians. Foodies will also have a ball here, particularly those who love a good steak, as Buenos Aires is teeming with parrillas, or steakhouses, where you'll find your tender piece of beef grilled to perfection. In Argentina, great steak comes with a superb sauce - chimichurri is a favourite. The intense combination of parsley, garlic, chilli, oregano and onion is steak's best friend.
Buenos Aires can be sweltering in the summer, but for the most part it enjoys a mild, steady climate. You can always take a dip at the urban Buenos Aires Playa beaches or head out on the waterways of the Tigre Delta to get a taste for the luxurious side of Argentinian urban life. Discover the distinct Buenos Aires neighourhoods in videos.
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Best time to go
The most popular times to visit Buenos Aires are spring (September to November) and autumn (March to May).
How much will it cost?
Not including air travel and hotels, you should allow about USD $100 to $150 a day per person for food and entertainment.
The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Argentina: typhoid, yellow fever, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) and influenza.
Auckland (AKL) to Buenos Aires (EZE)
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Wellington (WLG) to Buenos Aires (EZE)
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Christchurch (CHC) to Buenos Aires (EZE)
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Queenstown (ZQN) to Buenos Aires (EZE)
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*Flight times are based on the fastest route available.
**Indirect flights may also be available for this route.
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