American Airlines Restricts Ticket Sales in Argentina

I haven’t even been back in Argentina a full day and the dollar blue hits a record high of $15! That’s immediately followed by American Airlines announcing that they are restricting ticket sales in Argentina. Ahh, financial uncertainty how I’ve missed you. American Airlines will no longer sell tickets to or from Argentina for purchase in pesos for more … Read more

Send Money From The UK To Argentina For Free

UPDATE: This offer is over, but check out our main Azimo page for updated codes and deals. You can still get a £10 Gift Certificate for your first transfer using the links here. —— For those of you who want to send money from the UK to Argentina at the blue rate, we’ve got good news! … Read more

Using Bitcoin to Get the Dolar Blue Rate in Argentina

One of our more frequent topics is on the “dolar blue” rate in Argentina. This is the unofficial rate at which the US dollar trades in Argentina. Yesterday it hit a new record high of U$S 1 = ARS $9.40. That’s an 81% difference to the official rate and a great reason never to use … Read more

Send Money from the UK to Argentina

UPDATE: Added some new promo codes and rate info! Plus, use the links below and you’ll receive a £10 Gift Certificate on your first transfer. —— Azimo is a new service that allows anyone from the United Kingdom to send money to Argentina – and get the blue rate! We’ve previously written extensively about Xoom, but that only … Read more

Dolar Blue Hits Record Highs After New AFIP Rules

The “dolar blue” has hit record highs for the past two days following new rules from AFIP (the Argentine tax agency) that imposed additional fees on the use of Argentine credit cards as well as on travel packages purchased in Argentina for travel outside the country. First, AFIP raised the surcharge that Argentines must pay … Read more