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Old 08-22-2010, 09:33 PM   #2351
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

why are flights so redic expensive??? does anyone have any advice on finding cheaper flights. for some reason argentina is one of the most expensive places in the world to fly to when the rest of the continent seems fairly cheap to travel.
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Old 08-23-2010, 01:15 PM   #2352
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Yea flights are expensive here for whatever reason. I always use kayak.com. Usually average about 700 dollars for a one way or 1100 for round-trip from the S.E. US fwiw.
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Old 08-25-2010, 12:39 AM   #2353
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why are flights so redic expensive??? does anyone have any advice on finding cheaper flights. for some reason argentina is one of the most expensive places in the world to fly to when the rest of the continent seems fairly cheap to travel.
Make sure you type in BUE instead of just EZE so the search engine will check for the smaller airport in the city as well. Coming from Europe the cheapest flights will often be Madrid to Montevideo to Aeroparque.
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Old 08-25-2010, 06:23 AM   #2354
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And Americans can dodge the extra entrance fee by entering the country through AEP instead of EZE.

Last edited by soah; 08-25-2010 at 06:24 AM. Reason: don't know if it's actually practical for Americans but if you do find flights through AEP I'd definitely take those
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:58 AM   #2355
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

Is there any consolidated post with information on visiting BA?

I'm willing to do some research but 95 pages of this thread + 40 of the other one are quite a bit to wade through.

I'm planning on coming in October or November and am looking for suggestions for hotels / etc.

I'd be willing to create a "2p2 travel wiki" for various locations if anyone wants to help.
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Old 08-25-2010, 11:33 AM   #2356
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Re: Moving to Buenos Aires discussion

Well, first of all adjust your forum options and take as many posts/page as you can. For me this topic only has 24pages. It makes reading a lot easier. To be honest the best information you'll find in the first topic, and the first 5-10 pages of this topic. You really should try and read it.

If not, i suggest landingpadBA.com. Not sure if that's the right url but google and you'll find it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 08:05 PM   #2357
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My apartment will be empty next month (from 09/10 to 10/10) and since I already paid my rent I'm thinking of sub renting it.

I pay $750/mo but I will let it go for $200 for the whole month. You need to have a reputation obviously since there is all my stuff around.

The apartment is located at Plaza Italia (palermo) next to the subway and botanic garden, 24h kiosco/supermarket next door. It's quiet/safe and everything is included (towels, water, wifi etc...). TBH the apartment isn't super balla but it's clean and there is enough space for 2. Let me know asap if you are interested so I can give my owner a warning.

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Old 08-26-2010, 02:49 AM   #2358
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My apartment will be empty next month (from 09/10 to 10/10) and since I already paid my rent I'm thinking of sub renting it.

I pay $750/mo but I will let it go for $200 for the whole month. You need to have a reputation obviously since there is all my stuff around.

The apartment is located at Plaza Italia (palermo) next to the subway and botanic garden, 24h kiosco/supermarket next door. It's quiet/safe and everything is included (towels, water, wifi etc...). TBH the apartment isn't super balla but it's clean and there is enough space for 2. Let me know asap if you are interested so I can give my owner a warning.
200 for the month ?

pics ? amenities ?
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:10 AM   #2359
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200 for the month ?

pics ? amenities ?
Wow, I just came across this thread. I lived in/next to Plaza Italia for 2 months. Its a pretty solid location. We paid 1200 for decent 2 bedroom furnished so 200 is a steal..

My friend brought back an Argentine and married her. My other friend hasn't come back (been almost 3 years since we went down there and I spent 8 months there)..
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:12 AM   #2360
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Oh and for those of you worried about breaking the 3 month visa thing, its a fkn joke. They'll charge you like 50$ when you do actually leave lol..
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Old 08-26-2010, 04:12 AM   #2361
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cpar1

sure, i just asked for pics !

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Old 08-27-2010, 08:00 PM   #2362
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My apartment will be empty next month (from 09/10 to 10/10) and since I already paid my rent I'm thinking of sub renting it.

I pay $750/mo but I will let it go for $200 for the whole month. You need to have a reputation obviously since there is all my stuff around.

The apartment is located at Plaza Italia (palermo) next to the subway and botanic garden, 24h kiosco/supermarket next door. It's quiet/safe and everything is included (towels, water, wifi etc...). TBH the apartment isn't super balla but it's clean and there is enough space for 2. Let me know asap if you are interested so I can give my owner a warning.
You live around the corner from me. The kiosco in Armenia & Guemes is shady to say the least.
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Old 08-29-2010, 04:43 PM   #2363
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So, we'll be doing dinner next Tuesday the 24th at 9 PM, location to be determined. sapol and me will be there. Chairman Wood wants to attend as well, but doesn't know if he can make it, but he wants you all to know that he thinks you should go.

Also, Mr ArturiusX is welcome to join as well even though you apparently misplaced my friend request on facebook some time ago. ;p

Let me know if you're coming, for planning purposes.
Hey soah, is this an open invitation ?

I'm Scottish lad from London working here until mid 2011 - but I've just found this board, so let me know what your initiation ritual consist of - whether you need certain credentials ? pro player, rich or just damn good looking ? facebook / mugshot or some personal recommendation heh.
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Old 08-29-2010, 04:52 PM   #2364
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My apartment will be empty next month (from 09/10 to 10/10) and since I already paid my rent I'm thinking of sub renting it.

I pay $750/mo but I will let it go for $200 for the whole month. You need to have a reputation obviously since there is all my stuff around.

The apartment is located at Plaza Italia (palermo) next to the subway and botanic garden, 24h kiosco/supermarket next door. It's quiet/safe and everything is included (towels, water, wifi etc...). TBH the apartment isn't super balla but it's clean and there is enough space for 2. Let me know asap if you are interested so I can give my owner a warning.
I am very interested. what are the dates? i really want to visit but finding a place to stay is like 90% of the hassle/work.
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Old 08-29-2010, 05:13 PM   #2365
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Hey soah, is this an open invitation ?

I'm Scottish lad from London working here until mid 2011 - but I've just found this board, so let me know what your initiation ritual consist of - whether you need certain credentials ? pro player, rich or just damn good looking ? facebook / mugshot or some personal recommendation heh.
Join the SHIP IT BUENOS AIRES group on facebook.
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Old 08-29-2010, 11:49 PM   #2366
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Hey soah, is this an open invitation ?

I'm Scottish lad from London working here until mid 2011 - but I've just found this board, so let me know what your initiation ritual consist of - whether you need certain credentials ? pro player, rich or just damn good looking ? facebook / mugshot or some personal recommendation heh.
if an invitation is posted someplace where you can read it, it's open to you

I think sapol is trying to figure out something for this week
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Old 08-31-2010, 03:03 AM   #2367
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Anyone still living down there remember me from last year? Sorry, I can't remember everyones 2p2 handles, hopefully you're smarter than me I'll be passing through Wednesday night on my way to the Andes to go skiing for a few weeks before the LAPT. Anyone want to grab dinner or drinks? Offer me a couch/guest bed?

Thanks
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Old 08-31-2010, 09:04 AM   #2368
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Anyone still living down there remember me from last year? Sorry, I can't remember everyones 2p2 handles, hopefully you're smarter than me I'll be passing through Wednesday night on my way to the Andes to go skiing for a few weeks before the LAPT. Anyone want to grab dinner or drinks? Offer me a couch/guest bed?

Thanks
I just posted a proposed date in the facebook group.
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Old 08-31-2010, 06:04 PM   #2369
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posting in epic thread. hey guys, want to let me into facebook group, ty
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Old 08-31-2010, 06:28 PM   #2370
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I am very interested. what are the dates? i really want to visit but finding a place to stay is like 90% of the hassle/work.
to you and the others,

I already found someone (Setcho). I'd appreciate if any of you who knows him can vouch for him to be trustworthy.
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Old 09-01-2010, 03:48 AM   #2371
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I am very interested. what are the dates? i really want to visit but finding a place to stay is like 90% of the hassle/work.
I just did a search of bytargentina.com for Sep 1 to Oct 1 and came up with 571 availabilities. You'll be okay. Focus your effort on finding flights.
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Old 09-01-2010, 04:04 AM   #2372
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Done! Enjoy.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:32 AM   #2373
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did Citibank start charging for ATM withdrawals? i got one for the first time the other day. how annoying.
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Old 09-10-2010, 03:32 AM   #2374
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Alright, so after many years of amazing adventures, I'm selling my beloved, well maintained, and tastefully upgraded Toyota 4Runner. It has been my vehicle for about 7 years, and 2 years ago I drove it down to Argentina from Denver with some friends. I'm presently using it for a ski trip in Bariloche, but I will have no use for it at the end of the month and already have a duplicate back in the states. Valid US title and Colorado plates (expired tags).

This car is amazing. It was so amazing, I plan to own a Japan built Gen 3 4Runner for the rest of my life; I've already purchased my 2nd. This thing is literally ready to charge on a 6 month voyage to the US if you so desire, or navigate crazy BA traffic. Its much shorter than most solid SUVs for versatility, it even parallel parks well!

After skiing and the LAPT Rosario, I'm planning to drive it to Paraguay to sell it unless I receive some very serious/credible offers. I would love to see it go to a good home. I am posting on other forums as well.

Looking to make a fair deal. I'm guessing its worth about 16k in BA, 12k in Paraguay, 7k in the States. I'll open the discussion by asking U$D 11,000 obo for a quick and easy transaction. Very, very serious offers only PLEASE, BA is not on my planned route for this trip. I could possible accept online money for part or all of the bill, depending on price.

Please PM me for details, references available. Thanks.

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Old 09-11-2010, 06:00 PM   #2375
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Is there any good poker coach living in Argentina right now? I might be interested in taking some lessons.

Pm me,

cheers,

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