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With So Much to Offer, Why Not Make Argentina Your New Home?

Cordoba Argentina

                  Cordoba, Argentina

Argentina has long been a favored place for tourists as well as expats looking for a new place to call home. With plenty to do, beautiful sites to see, as well as beautiful homes that make being home fun, it is a place you can quickly feel right at home. Life in large cities such as Buenos Aries are comparable to living in Paris and other large European cities. Whether you enjoy quiet and peaceful or bustling and exciting, Argentina has a little bit of everything for everyone.

Argentina is Cost Effective

With numerous beautiful as well as affordable places that you can choose to live, it is easy to make the most out of the move. Rated as one of the most affordable countries to live in South America, this is a great country to call home. It’s simple to enjoy a luxurious lifestyle in the country without spending as much as you would in the US. If you need health care while in Argentina, you’ll be happy to know that there are quite a few low-cost clinics that offer quality healthcare options whether you are a local or just visiting the country. For retirees, Argentina is popular and is an ideal country to spend your retirement years.

There are Many Places for You to Explore

If you’re looking for a tourist place that is packed in the summer months, then Mar del Plata is a beach area to visit. You can find spectacular beaches with tourists flocking the areas. There are also many nightclubs to visit and people to meet. You will want to know that since Argentina is so close to the equator, the spring and summer are during the months that the U.S. faces the cold months of winter. Why not enjoy a nice summer break when it’s cold and bitter in the states?

Cordoba is a beautiful area full of architecture, sprawling mountains in the distance and a lot of land to cover. If you want a beautiful picturesque view found only in this scenic area, then this is a place that beckons you to visit or live in. Over 200,000 students live in this large city, making it a lively area to be. Whether you visit in the summer or winter, you will find plenty to do both outdoors and indoors in Cordoba. From great four star hotels and family oriented apartments to luxury spas, small boutiques and plenty of sightseeing in local nature reserves and parks, Cordoba is a great place to live and you will never run out of things to do for fun and relaxation. While in Cordoba, be sure to check out the local horseback riding stables and take in the sights while on a guided trail tour.

A view only found in pictures, San Carlos de Bariloche provides the beautiful snow covered mountains, crystal clear waters and mist hovering overhead. You can enjoy all that comes from being within this Swiss-styled area that is encompassed by beautiful lakes and inspiring mountain scenes. You can even find chocolate shops lining the roadways which offer some delectable treats for you to stop in and enjoy.

Moving Can Be Easy

When you arrive in Argentina, you will quickly find that there are many ways to travel throughout the country. You will find tramways, trains, busses, trains, taxi cabs, ferries for water travel, boats and other forms of transportation all with cost effective rates and easy to find routes. Some people do however prefer to drive rather than use public transport. If you want to bring a car with you when you relocate to Argentina, you can to speak to a company like A-1 Auto Transport, Inc. for a shipping quote and to get your car moved safely. When you go through the process, you will need a few important documents for customs to have the car cleared for import.

Customs Paperwork Requirements for Vehicles

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Proof of Residence (Certificate of Residence)
  • Registration to vehicle
  • Original Purchase Invoice
  • Shipment Inspection Certificate
  • Bill of Lading

Please note, only brand new vehicles can be imported and the least expensive way to bring one over is going to be on a RORO ship. This is a ship that loads cars on the deck, secures them in place and then sails over. You can also check into container shipments where the vehicle will be loaded inside a shipping container where it will be secure during delivery. Container shipments are more expensive than RORO shipments but they are a more secure way to ship and great for extremely expensive luxury cars and trucks.

If you need to bring along household goods that won’t fit in your luggage, you will need to schedule to have them imported with an overseas moving company who can have them shipped in or flown in. With household goods, you will also need to provide customs a little paperwork.

Customs Paperwork Requirements for Household Goods

  • Passport and Resident Visa
  • Employment Contract
  • Unaccompanied Baggage Declaration - This is written into the passport by Customs Authority upon arrival
  • Bill of Lading
  • Detailed Inventory in Spanish
  • Notarized Power of Attorney

Argentina is a great place to visit as well as to live long-term. Make the most of your time within the area when you find a beautiful home, explore the area and make sure you have all your items with you by working with the right shipper to bring them over.