Argentina Health Alert

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Location:  Argentina

Event:  The Government of Argentina announced that the national quarantine that began on March 20 has been extended through July 17, with greater restrictions in the greater Buenos Aires area. Argentine authorities may further extend the quarantine beyond this date. Limited quarantine exemptions include movement to obtain food and medical care and travel to the international airport for ticketed passengers only. More information can be found on the Ministry of Health’s website.

Only sporadic and specially approved international flight options currently exist in Argentina. The Embassy continues to communicate any information regarding future flights as soon as it is available.

The following flights are not U.S. government-operated or funded flights. Please direct all questions regarding these flights and the eligibility to purchase tickets to the airline.

  • There are still seats remaining on the Eastern Airlines flight from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida on Friday, July 31 at 11:30 a.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). U.S. citizens interested in departing on this flight will need to book directly with Eastern Airlines (https://goeasternair.com). *The flight is subject to change.*
  • Aerolineas Argentinas has announced it will operate two flights from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida on Saturday, July 11, and Saturday, July 25, at 11:50 p.m. from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (Ezeiza). U.S. citizens interested in departing on one of these flight will need to book directly with Aerolineas Argentinas (https://www.aerolineas.com.ar/).  *These flights are subject to change.*

Please reference our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for the list of required documents and permissions required by the Argentine government to travel to the airport and options on traveling to Buenos Aires from the provinces. You must submit your request to travel 60 (sixty) hours ahead of your departing the provinces or for the airport. Only travelers with confirmed international flight reservations may travel from the provinces to the Buenos Aires metropolitan area 24 hours in advance of the flight. If your travel to Buenos Aires will take longer than 24 hours, please note that in your request.

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