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Buenos Aires bien

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Buenos Aires bien

Hi

I just spent 5 nights in BA and all went well.

I did not encounter any scams and at no time did I feel in danger.

The food was great, the people great and the weather was fantastic.

I´m in Puerto Iguazu now, so look for my full report on BA when I get back to the States in another 10 days. Oh, and I got 8.1 to the USD (blue rate)

Gbow

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1. Re: Buenos Aires bien

Glad to know you had a nice experience in the city! Looking forward to a full review :)

Enjoy Iguazu, that is a totally amazing place!

Best!

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Thank you for sharing your experience and I'm glad you had a great time.

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Thanks for your post. Glad to hear you had no problems there.

I will be going to Buenos Aires in December and was told it was very dangerous there and to think about changing my plans. Where is the best place to go to get the blue rate?

Thanks.

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Am I reading the OP's report correctly? He got only 2.5% to 3% more for his $US for the risk he took of dealing on the black market?! If I'm right, he was cheated.

‘Gbow’, it's good to know you're liking BA. And Iguazu is beyond beautiful! So I look forward to your future report. In the meantime, please confirm that you got 8.1 pesos for each $US. Below are today’s buy/sell pesos’ rates at official and ‘blue’:

http://www.lanacion.com.ar/dolar-hoy-t1369

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5. Re: Buenos Aires bien

The original post is dated April 16, 2013, one year ago.

Edited: 9:42 am, April 13, 2014
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My post is from April 2013 when the official rate was 5.1

Edited: 10:03 am, April 13, 2014
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7. Re: Buenos Aires bien

Just last week I reminded myself to check THE YEAR and within no time I didn't - yikes! Thanks, guys!

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8. Re: Buenos Aires bien

I find myself doing the same thing, especially on threads with very few replies, like this one. We just returned yesterday and yes, the blue rate was lower this past week.

Edited: 2:12 pm, April 13, 2014
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