Argentina Travel Insurance

Argentina has a lot to offer travellers, especially for lovers of the great outdoors. With stunning, dynamic landscapes, Argentina is the perfect place both to unwind or find some adventure.

You’ll need quality Argentina travel insurance for your trip to protect you while you explore the vibrant cities and diverse cultures of this South American country. 

Here is some key information about Argentina travel insurance requirements, and some tips for planning a safe and enjoyable trip. 

At InsureandGo, we offer quality travel insurance that includes over 100 sports and leisure activities as standard, so you can enjoy your trip to Argentina to the fullest. Our policies also include cover for:


Arranging health insurance to travel to Argentina is vital to planning your trip. Having medical travel insurance for Argentina can protect you from thousands of pounds of medical costs in the event of an accident or illness while you’re travelling.
In Argentina, medical care can be expensive, especially for travellers not covered by the country’s public health insurance system. With medical travel insurance for Argentina from InsureandGo, you can enjoy your trip knowing you’re protected in a medical emergency.


CurrencyArgentine Peso (ARS)
Common languagesSpanish
CapitalBuenos Aires
ContinentSouth America
Population45.5 million
Plug typeType C and Type I
Driving sideRight-hand side
SeasonsSpring (September to November)
Summer (December to February)
Autumn (March to May)
Winter (June to August), 
LawsLocal laws and customs


While travel insurance is not required by law for visitors to Argentina, protecting yourself from any unexpected events that may occur during your trip is highly recommended. Without travel insurance, you will be responsible for covering unexpected expenses, such as medical bills or flight cancellations.
With Argentina travel insurance, you can enjoy your trip with the peace of mind that you’re protected in case of unforeseen events.


The best time to travel to Argentina depends on what you want from your trip. The country experiences four distinct seasons, with the summer months of December to February being the warmest and most popular for tourism. Autumn (March to May) and spring (September to November) are also good times to visit, with mild weather and fewer crowds. Winter (June to August) can be cold and rainy in some parts of the country, but it’s an excellent time to visit if you’re interested in winter sports.


To travel to Argentina, you’ll need a valid passport. There are no visa requirements for UK visitors heading to Argentina. It’s also a good idea to have travel insurance to protect yourself from any unexpected events during your trip. 

Additionally, you may need to bring specific medications or documents, depending on your health needs and travel plans. Check the requirements and restrictions for your particular situation before you travel.


Do I need a PCR test to enter Argentina?

There are currently no PCR test requirements for entry into Argentina. However, the rules can change, so check the FCDO advice before you travel.

Do I need to fill out a form to enter Argentina?

Yes, all travellers must complete an online form called the “Electronic Sworn Statement” no more than 48 hours before departure to Argentina. The form asks for personal and health information and travel details.

Do you need COVID travel insurance for Argentina?

As of May 2023, no specific COVID-19-related requirements for entering Argentina exist. Ensure you keep up to date with the latest travel advice on the FCDO website

Our policies include Coronavirus travel insurance, including for medical emergencies.

How do I purchase travel insurance for my trip to Argentina?

The easiest way to buy travel insurance to Argentina from Insureandgo is by getting a quote online. Alternatively, feel free to contact us.

Can I purchase travel insurance after I arrive in Argentina?

No. You must purchase your travel insurance before you leave the UK, ideally as soon as you book your trip. If you are still in the UK, you can contact us to buy last minute travel insurance.

What activities can I try in Argentina?

Argentina has lots of activities to try out, including:

  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • rafting
  • horse riding
  • cycling
  • hiking

While we cover over 100 sports and activities at no extra cost, if you’re doing something a bit more adventurous you may need to add extreme sports travel insurance.

Do I need a PCR test to enter Argentina?

There are currently no PCR test requirements for entry into Argentina. However, the rules can change, so check the FCDO advice before you travel.

What type of policies can I buy for a trip to Argentina?

You can purchase either single trip travel insurance or annual trip travel insurance, depending on how many trips you plan to take over the next 12 months.

  1. Unlimited emergency medical expenses available on Black level policies.
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