Venue & Accommodation

SAHIC South America 2017 will take place at the Hilton Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Hilton Buenos Aires

Macacha Güemes 351, Puerto Madero
Buenos Aires
Argentina
T: +54 (11) 4891-0000
E: jimena.fernandez@hilton.com / sabrina.lauria@hilton.com
www.hiltonbuenosaireshotel.com

From the Airport

The Ezeiza International Airport is 21 miles away, which will take approximately 50 minutes in a taxi. Click here for a map and driving directions to the Hilton Buenos Aires.

Accommodation – Booking a Room

A block of rooms has been reserved with a preferred rate for SAHIC attendees at the Hilton Buenos Aires. To book your room see below.

Preferred rates for SAHIC South America attendees

Deluxe Single Room: US$ 224 + TAX*

Includes Breakfast, Wi Fi, Access to Hilton Fitness.
Taxes not included: VAT 21% only for residents. Hotel will reimburse VAT (21%) of room rates with breakfast included to all tourists non-Argentinian residents.

*Rooms are limited and subject to availability

To book your room please contact:

Jimena Fernandez
jimena.fernandez@hilton.com

Sabrina Lauria
sabrina.lauria@hilton.com

Tel: + 54 (11) 4891-0038/0043

Local customs & Visas

Visas

Most nationalities can enter Argentina without a visa for up to 90 days. To find out whether you need a visa to enter Argentina, enter here: http://www.migraciones.gov.ar/accesible/?visas.

Citizens from the Mercosur need only their national ID to enter the country.

Citizens from Australia and Canada do not require a visa but need to pay a reciprocity fee (which is valid for several years) in order to enter the country. Instructions in English on how to pay the reciprocity fee online can be downloaded below. More information on how to pay reciprocity fees can be found on this web page: https://virtual.provincianet.com.ar/ArgentineTaxes/

Embassies

It is recommended that you check visa requirements with your local Argentine Embassy or Consulate before you travel.

The Argentine customs website has a list of Argentine embassies and consulates abroad and a list of foreign embassies and consulates in Argentina

 

Local Culture

Dress code

Dress code for SAHIC South America is Smart casual

Tipping

Tips are not included in checks. Usually a tip of 10% will be expected.

Language

Official language is Spanish. Argentineans have a particular way of speaking the language using “vos” instead of “tu” to say “you”  among plenty of other localisms.

Greeting

In Buenos Aires (and Argentina in general) the standard greeting is one kiss on the right cheek, both for men and for women.

Weather

Buenos Aires is blessed with a temperate and sunny climate, which makes it a great destination at any time of the year. Annual average temperatures are around 18ºC (64°F).

SAHIC will happen during the lasts days of winter as spring starts on September 21st

Average Monthly Temperatures

September 18.9ºC (66ºF) – 9.9ºC (50ºF)

Local Time

Buenos Aires time is UTC/GMT -3 hours

There is no Daylight Saving Time