Starting January 1st, 2018.
In order to enter the Argentine Republic for tourism or business, holders of ordinary Canadian passports will no longer have to pay the Reciprocity Rate. The effective date of the elimination will be as of January 1, 2018.
The National Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Santos, stressed that “it is very important to provide new mechanisms for the mobility of tourists who want to visit the country and advance in international integration. Tourism is a key activity for Argentina’s trade relations with the world. ”
“From the beginning of our management we proposed to bring Argentina closer to the world, with the participation in international fairs of great call, promotion actions abroad, new connectivity options and concrete measures such as the refund of VAT to foreign tourists and the elimination of the rate of reciprocity, the distant markets are getting closer to us, “Santos added.
It should be noted that in terms of connectivity, Argentina and Canada are more connected than ever. Currently, Air Canada joins Toronto with Buenos Aires in six weekly frequencies, with a previous stopover in Santiago de Chile, although as of May 2018 there will be three direct weekly frequencies.
There are also flights with a stop or connection, operated by Delta (Atlanta, USA), Aeroméxico (Mexico City), United Airlines (Houston, USA) and American Airlines (coming through Dallas, Miami or New York).