As you’ve been doing your research for traveling to Argentina, you may have encountered terms like “blue dollar”, “black market exchange rate”, and “MEP rate”. Cash? Cards? Confused?
The official exchange rate in Argentina is highly restricted, which has given way to a number of different exchange rates and created uncertainty about the best means of payment while traveling in the country. However, things have changed, and while exchanging cash is still an option, it’s now easier to make card payments at a favorable rate. Read on to learn more.