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How far in advance to book?

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How far in advance to book?

Hi all - I'm planning a trip to Argentina (BA, El Calafate and Ushuaia) the last week of December 2012/first week of January 2013. I know this is the busy season for El Calafate and Ushuaia, so I'm wondering, how soon in advance should I book hotels, tours, plane transportation from BA? Thanks!

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1. Re: How far in advance to book?

I would book at least 2 months in advance since many people would have made their arrangements during this time.

Airfares are expensive since it is the high season.

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2. Re: How far in advance to book?

I went in September of 2011 but booked all my stuff in April. I only booked that early as I prefer to have everything booked.

I stayed at the America Del Sur Hostel and they arranged the tours for me.

Flights as RicardoBA mentioned were pretty expensive. Aerolineas is easily the worst carrier I have EVER been on.

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3. Re: How far in advance to book?

Going in mid April from BA. Aerolineas seems to be all over the place. $285 in late Jan, $569 last week and today $497. How long should I wait to buy. Its like gambling.....

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