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Helpful Tips

Helpful Tips from Previous Students

  • Be careful with your belongings, thieves can steal things off tables and run, or take things from your backpack. Be sure to keep your belongs close to you
  • Only use the taxis that say “Radio Taxi” on them. They are the only ones registered with the official taxi company
  • To tip for taxis, just round up to the next peso
  • Dinner in Buenos Aires is LATE; restaurants won’t normally open for dinner much before 9:00 PM
  • Be open to eating at small bakeries and street vendors, you can get fresh fruit and cheap pastries from them.
  • The subway is called the Subte, and you can buy reusable Sube cards on street corners and refill them at any subway station.