South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Another Amazing Trip to Patagonia
  2. 2 Trip to Amazon where to start
  3. 3 Valpo, Lakes, Chiloe & Patagonia Time allotment?
  4. 4 Honeymoon destination help!!!!!
  5. 5 Flying Solo to South America
  6. 6 Tell me soething about South America travel tips?
  7. 7 South American destinations for introverts?
  8. 8 Narrowing Down Itinerary
  9. 9 Where to start in May?
  10. 10 Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail
  11. 11 Trip Report Family Adventure in Ecuador
  12. 12 Trip Report Trip Report to BsAs and Patagonia (With Pics and Vids)
  13. 13 Child visa to Brazil. Please share your experience.
  14. 14 SA first-timers* need Peru advice!
  15. 15 Cartagens for 3.5 days. Looking for suggestions-islands, food tours, etc..
  16. 16 Need day trip/guide suggestions from Puerto Ayora, Galapagos
  17. 17 Peru Final 15-day Itinerary Help Needed
  18. 18 Need Help with Itinerary (2.5 Months) (Indian Passport)
  19. 19 Best overland route from Lima to Tucuman, Argentina?
  20. 20 Peru - Puno & Lakes or Amazon
  21. 21 Did You Visit the Lakes District and/or Chiloe?
  22. 22 One Day in Santiago/Tour Guide
  23. 23 Argentina and Bolivia/March and April
  24. 24 Trip Report Belated trip report (Quito and Mindo)
  25. 25 Machu Picchu...Doable?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Taking food into Ushaia, Argentina and sending a package....

Taking food to ushuaia and sending a package to a hotel...

My son and i will be spending some time in Ushaia. As he has some severe food
allergies I wondered if anyone could advise me on taking food with us?

Before anyone says it, I do know that they will have food in Ushuaua. I would
just rather take things I know he can, and will eat.

I have heard that on arrival at ushaia airport they check for food? I presume
that this is only for fresh food, meat, or dairy?
We would be flying from America, and so would bring food on the plane to Beunos
Aires and onto Ushuaia. Would bringing packaged food into Argentina be a
problem?

We would also like to send some food items ahead of us to the hotel we are
staying at in Ushuaia. We were thinking of sending it by fed ex or DHL from
America. Does anyone have any experience with doing this sort of thing? Would
there be any problems with customs? If we sent it to the hotel could we just pay
any customs when we arrive? I have heard some people mention about having to
collect parcels from the customs office in person, which I'm guessing would not
be in Ushuaia.

Any help great fully received.

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement