Argentina is a popular destination, but it’s important to note on any vacation that there can be cultural, geological and meteoroligical differences when travelling abroad that could potentially ruin your entire trip. While in some places the differences can be minor, in others you could deeply offend a person by doing something you thought to be kosher. Don’t let this happen to you, below are what I believe to be the top 7 Argentina travel tips. Follow these tips and you’ll be sure to leave an impression of courtesy and enjoy more hospitality from the locals.1. The most common form of greeting in Argentina between friends is kissing one anothers cheeks, so don’t be caught off guard when someone makes a lunge toward your cheek. And return the favour out of courtesy if they have.2. Once in Argentina, one of main methods of transportation is underground shuttle, or by bus/trolley bus, or taxi. Their are 5 main public ral lines, labelled A to E and services operate from early mornng to late at night on a fixed-fare basis. Buses are generally very crowded but are often the quickest means from one place to another.3. Spanish is the official language of Argentina, while English is widely spoken – don’t rely on everyone to speak English, you should at least get some basic Spanish down before travelling to Argentina.4. More then 90 percent of Argentina’s religious faith lies in the Roman Catholic church. Remember this as it does have an effect on what is kosher and what is not.5. Argentina has 5 major airlines in an effort to make the big country smaller when travelling. Oddly enough, sometimes a flight will be faster and cheaper then say a bus or a taxi, so look into flying as a possible means of transportation for those slightly longer endevours.6. You can get answers to most of your questions about Argentina tourism from the Argentina Tourist Information Center:Secretariat of Tourism, Tourist Information Centers: Av. Santa Fe 883, (C1059ABC) Buenos Aires, Tel. 4312-2232 or 0800-555-0016; Ezeiza International Airport and Jorge Newbery Airport; [email protected]. The official currency of Argentina is the peso, ills come in 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 pesos. One pesos equals one hundred cents. 2 pesos are blue, 5 pesos are green, 10 pesos are brown, 20 pesos are red, 50 peseos are grey, and 100 pesos are purple/violet.8. Tips are somewhat outlawed in Argentina [http://www.argentina-travel-tips.info/adventure-travel-argentina.html], though people still expect a tip in most situations – if that’s the case 10 percent of the bill as your tip will suffice for the most part.9. The Argentina time zone is Argentina Standard Time, which is GMT -3 hours, and GMT -4 hours in the summer. So set your watches correctly!And the best tip of all is to plan ahead, use caution and common sense, and most of all – have fun!
Market price fluctuations can affect any real estate investment. The value of the investment is tied to several different factors, including the conditions of the real estate market, the economy, availability of properties, and some other things. Unlike the stock market or some other investment markets, real estate investment values do not rapidly fluctuate. It will not rise or fall a large amount in a short period of time. This means that real estate investors should plan on a long term investment to get the most return for their investment. There can be very profitable real estate investments no matter what the market is doing, but if it is a sellers market you will have a harder time finding a big bargain, and your profit margin may be less.There are some strategies available to help real estate investors cope with market fluctuations. The first of these is to research your specific real estate market. Try to understand the large scale trends concerning specific individual neighborhoods, national, and regional real estate. Find out about preferred and target neighborhoods, and what streets they contain. Some real estate professionals may be willing to discuss how to interpret any market indicators, like what the average sitting time for houses this month is compared to a past time and what this means for the market. This information can help you make more informed decisions concerning your real estate investments and minimize the risks involved.Another strategy that real estate investors should be knowledgeable about are real estate inventory trends and how to interpret them. Inventory basically means the number or amount of properties for sale, and this is a very reliable indicator of what the market will do. If there is a low real estate inventory, then it is a sellers market and values will probably rise because of high demand and low supply. If there is a high real estate inventory, then the value of property will decrease because of high supply and low demand. By understanding these inventory trends, the real estate investor can pick the optimum time to buy and sell, which will lead to a bigger return on their real estate investment.A common real estate investment strategy is to take advantage of falling markets. When property values fall it will take a lot longer to sell a property, and some sellers become very motivated. This is when you can find the great investment deals. Usually the market will rebound after a period of time, and the value will go back up. This allows the real estate investor to have a much greater profit margin.By following market trends, understanding the real estate market trends and how to interpret them, and taking advantage of falling markets, a real estate investor does not have to be bothered about market fluctuations. These can give an investor a good indicator of what the market may do, and can give a higher return on investments, meaning more money in profits