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    Driving Information Argentina

    Driving Licence Requirements

    In order to drive a vehicle in Argentina you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. You will also need to obtain an international drivers licence

    Age Restrictions

    The car hire age restrictions in Argentina state that you must be at least 21 years old (age mary vary depending on the car type) and have held your license for one year. Some suppliers may charge a yound drivers surcharge if you are aged 21-24. The maximum age to book a Mendoza with some suppliers is 75 years old.

    Driving Distances

    • Mendoza to San Rafael - 233kms (2hours/50mins)

    • Buenos Aires to Rosario - 298kms (3hours/30mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Argentina driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Argentina is on the right hand side of the road.

    • You are not permitted to turn left at traffic lights with a Salta and other cities.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Argentina are mandatory.

    • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • There are plenty of Argentina petrol stations in the city centres, however finding one in more remote areas can be difficult.


    All of the highway roads are privatley owned in Argentins and you will be required to pay a small charge for using them.

    Parking Information

    There are plenty of car parks within the city centres and outside of the city you just need to be sure you are parking your hire car in a safe area.

    One-Way Car Hire

    If you plan to drive in Argentina you can pick up your car in one location and return it to another location but there are some restrictions that you need to check with your car hire supplier. International one-way car hire is not avaiable

    We hope that this Argentina driving information helps you to enjoy your car hire holiday!

    Useful Links

    Argentina Airport Information

    Argentina Travel Information

    Argentina in Wikipedia

    Google Maps Argentina

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