Last updated: 04/10/2023
As of September 27th, 2022, Argentina no longer requires proof of travel medical insurance to enter the country. This requirement was lifted along with other COVID-19-related domestic measures. However, a comprehensive policy that includes coverage for delays, cancellations, and medical emergencies is strongly recommended.
Medical Coverage and Evacuation: Squaremouth recommends a minimum of $50,000 Emergency Medical benefit and $100,000 in Medical Evacuation for those traveling to Argentina. This is the standard amount we recommend for international travel.
If a traveler’s plans include remote areas of the country, Squaremouth recommends at least $100,000 in Emergency Medical benefits and $250,000 in Medical Evacuation coverage.
Most policies with Emergency Medical coverage can reimburse travelers for medical expenses due to Covid-19, or another sudden illness or injury. This benefit can cover expenses such as hospital stays, physician fees, and other medical costs.
Medical Evacuation and Repatriation coverage offers reimbursement if a traveler needs to be transported either to another hospital or home due to a physician’s recommendation. Emergency Repatriation can cover the costs of returning a traveler’s remains home.
Travel Delay: Squaremouth recommends a policy that provides $2,000 in Travel Delay coverage to provide adequate coverage for lengthy delays a traveler may experience heading to or from Argentina. This coverage will provide reimbursement for costs such as meals and accommodations incurred from an unforeseen travel delay.
Many medical policies offer comprehensive coverage with other benefits at no additional cost. These benefits may include trip interruption coverage for return transportation, baggage delay or loss, and missed connection coverage.
For travelers concerned about losing non-refundable travel costs, Squaremouth recommends Trip Cancellation coverage. This benefit offers travelers reimbursement for prepaid, non-refundable travel expenses should a traveler need to cancel their trip pre-departure.
This benefit can cover up to 100% of the travel cost if the traveler cancels for a covered reason including unforeseen illness, injury, or death. Other covered reasons can include inclement weather, terrorist attack, or a natural disaster.
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Argentina boasts a stunning coastline, thrilling nightlife, and delicious food and wines bringing travelers from all over the world.
Destination Rank: 36
Percentage of Squaremouth Sales: 0.75%
Average Premium: $435.68
Average Trip Cost: $5,879.34
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