From the cool cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires to the vineyards of Mendoza, Argentina is a popular place for travellers. Whether you plan to hike one of the glaciers in Patagonia, or take in the spectacular Iguazu Falls, it is important to to ensure you have sought pre-travel advice to ensure you stay healthy whilst abroad.

It is recommended that all travellers are up to date with their routine immunisations. All travellers should ensure that they have received a vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus and polio in the last 10 years. All travellers are advised to ensure they have been vaccinated against Hepatitis A.

The yellow fever virus is present in parts of Argentina and therefore a vaccination against Yellow Fever may be advised for certain areas of the country.

There is no requirement to provide proof of vaccination against Yellow Fever

There may be a need for additional immunisations. Depending on the nature of the trip, destinations visited, duration of travel and activities, other vaccinations could be considered.  These include:

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Typhoid

There is low/no risk of malaria in Argentina and therefore anti-malarial medication is not advised.

Some parts of the country are at altitude, and considerations to prevent acute mountain sickness should be sought if travelling to these areas.

Prevention against insect bites is essential.

Precautions against food and water borne illnesses should be sought.


Fleet Street Travel Clinic has looked after travellers for over 20 years and the official medical advisors to ATTA (African Travel & Tourism Association).

Benefit from our expertise and passion for travel – a visit to Fleet Street Clinic will be an invaluable step towards a healthy and happy trip.

Travel Health appointments are with a specialist doctor or travel nurse for 30 minutes.

To book an appointment: call us on 0207 353 5678 , email or book an appointment online.


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