Health and Safety

Advertisement

Health and Safety

Most mountains are not high enough to induce altitude sickness, but the weather can turn nasty very quickly. Sunglasses and sunscreen are essential. Although tap water is safe to drink throughout the region, most travelers still choose to drink bottled water. Do not approach or let your children approach sea lions, penguins, or any other animals, no matter how docile or curious they might seem.

Emergency Services

Coast Guard (106.)

Fire (100.)

Forest Fire (103.)

Hospital (107.)

Police (101.)

More Travel Tips

Advertisement

Trip Finder
Store
Guidebooks

Fodor's Argentina

View Details
Travel Phrases

Learn Spanish Phrases before or while you're on the go!

Learn More
Travel Deals