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TomP replied to the thread Shipping a Jeep and personal items from USA to Buenos Aires? on the Argentina forum:
GringitoLoco initially posted:
Hi all, I'm planning a relocation from NJ, USA to Cordoba, Argentina early this year.. I need to ship my 2007 Jeep Rubicon (heavily outfitted) to Buenos Aires and and looking for any advice on shipping. I am getting married to an Argentine in 2015 and was I was advised that because this is an election year it probably wouldn't take too long to get my DNI (but that's besides the point, I'm moving anyway). I also need to bring with me a number of personal items; small electronics, clothes, but most importantly my welder, power tools, and lots of steel hand tools. I am aware of the power and frequency conversions. Does anyone have any tips, recommendations, preferred shippers, etc? I can not chance a shady company doing this, leaving me scrambling for bribe money or stolen items. Thanks all! -JPL
TomP replied most recently with:
Russell makes a very good point. I have heard of stories where the process (getting a vehicle into Argentina) took so long and the fines, bribes etc. so expensive the people who shipped the vehicle said to Customs, "Keep it". The only time I have heard of shipping a vehicle to Argentina by a Foreigner going smoothly is when one of the spouses is ARGENTINE.
RussellO replied most recently with:
Base on my experience 27 years in Latin America you will not have to scrambling for bribe money or stolen items until your things are in the aduana that's where problem begins. The shipper is a private enterprise business and it depends on good service to stay in business where as the government, Well you get the idea. Remember your talent is no better than the local businessman. And that is all the see when it comes to buying a service. Take some clothes and a toothbrush everything else you can acquire there. This is just one mans opnion, I could be wrong.
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MendozaHomes replied to the thread Transfer US dollars to Argentina via Uruguay on the Argentina forum:
iq195 initially posted:
Can anyone recommend a good Bank in Uruguay that works or has Branches with a US Bank? I plan on transferring my money (monthly) to a bank in Uruguay and then bringing the US dollars back into Argentina to exchange on their official black market. Any advise or better suggestions? Thank you for sharing!
MendozaHomes replied most recently with:
I think the best options is transfer your money to bank account a friendo or people, and they pay here in Mendoza or Buenos Aires. Our client transfer for us and we pay in Mendoza or Buenos Aires chash in pesos argentinos. you pay a % or depending we pay 1 usd to 11.5 pesos. For more information, let me know
panamajames replied most recently with:
I love going to Colonia, my favorite place in Uruguay,........
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JerryinBA replied to the thread Irish / British Architects in Buenos Aires on the Argentina forum:
MarkHood initially posted:
Hello, My name is mark hood, I'm 24 and from Enniskillen in County Fermanagh. I have recently completed six years at University in Newcastle, England completing my Masters in Architecture. I followed that with two months traveling around South America, including 10 days in Buenos Aires and Mendoza. I am now working at home for 5 to 6 months to save up money to return to Buenos Aires to work in Architecture and play rugby for a local team. I am looking for advice and some direction. I would love to get a contact in Buenos Aires who could help me, or simply just some tips. I look forward to hearing from you. Regards
JerryinBA replied most recently with:
I think that moving to BA might not be a good idea. For a city as large as BA there doesn't seem to be very much new construction or renovations. The city has an amazing number of architects. Of course, you speak, read and write Spanish perfectly???
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RussellO replied to the thread Cambios on the Argentina forum:
brbrock initially posted:
Hello! I'm Brittany, and I will be traveling abroad for school at the end of this month. I will have some pesos with me, but I do not want to have to go to the atm all of the time and pay those espensive fees. Does anyone know of a trustworthy cambio in Buenos Aires? I will be staying close to Palermo.
RussellO replied most recently with:
May i suggest this consumer web page about xoom. http://www.consumeraffairs.com/finance/xoom_money_transfer.html
RussellO replied most recently with:
May i suggest this consumer web page about xoom. http://www.consumeraffairs.com/finance/xoom_money_transfer.html
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adminee posted Post a Message of Support for France on the Argentina forum:
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panamajames replied to the thread Details on Life in Argentina on the Argentina forum:
tremayne initially posted:
Check out panamajames in South America on the Panama Forum. For some reason, the old dude is posting all of his extended Argentina trip details on the Panama Forum. He started his trip in Uruguay but has been in Argentina for quite a while now. All kinds of good information about Argentina over there, while this forum is dead.
panamajames replied most recently with:
Thanks tremayne. Got my kids, relatives, and friends all looking at life in Argentina right now. Soon we will be off to Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia, before getting back to Panama around April or perhaps just before. We want to hit all the expat spots in South America, to see if Panama has been the best choice. Stay tuned........Any requests to see something along the way, pictures of something, a certain hotel, whatever, just let me know. We┬┤re just having some fun travelling around. Cheers........
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panamajames replied to the thread Converting Argentine pesos into USDollars on the Argentina forum:
TomP initially posted:
Anyone have any suggestions how to convert Argentine pesos in Argentina into US$ Dollars and bring them back from Argentina to the USA?
panamajames replied most recently with:
I am watching the Black Market and the Blue Dollar in Argentina and here is what I am seeing. Dec 12 $12.65, Dec 13 $12.85, Dec 17 $13.10, Dec 18 $13.15. It appears to be on a steady rise. If anyone is seeing anything different in the market, please let me know. Thanks...........
panamajames replied most recently with:
I am new to Argentina, loving it so far, and will read this information and article, just so I know what to expect. I appreciate you taking the time to send it.........
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RussellO posted vets and MAC flights on the Argentina forum:
I'm looking for those who use this service to travel around South America. Where in the U.S. do you leave from for flights?
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