the next holiday in Argentina will be Monday, August 15 in commemoration of the Passage to Immortality of General José de San Martín, therefore, in two weeks there will be a long weekend and the country’s tourist destinations are preparing to receive visitors.
The province of Buenos Aires has outstanding destinations such as Mar del Plata, Villa Gesell, Sierra de los Padres, Tandil and hundreds of little towns to make a quick getaway such as Uribelarrea, San Antonio de Areco, Lobos, San Miguel del Monte, among others.
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According to the national Ministry of Tourism, more than 5.2 million tourists traveled during the winter holidays10% more compared to the pre-pandemic. Mar del Plata is one of the most popular destinations for a weekend getaway and there are those who are building their budget.
Tickets to Mar del Plata: How much does it cost?
It should be remembered that in June 2022 the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.3% and one of the main increases corresponds to restaurants and hotels had a variation of 6.2%. In this context, Travelers are looking for affordable alternatives.
When traveling, you have to take into account the price of tickets and rent to stay during the weekend. On the website of ticket center there are services that offer departures from Retiro starting at 00:00, so those who work on Friday the 12th may choose to leave the bus station in the afternoon.
Bus tickets to Mar del Plata range from $4,350 to $6,800They vary by company and service. For example, traveling with the company Cndor Estrella has a cost of $5,250 one way with a semi-bed, the same as Flecha Bus and Empresa Argentina.
After 5:00 p.m., in addition to Flecha Bus, other companies bound for Mar del Plata are Tony Tours, Plata Bus or Micro Mar, which offer a bed service with tickets at $5,870.
As for the suite service, the tickets are $6,800 and are offered by the following companies: Plusmar, Tony Tours and Flecha Bus.
accommodation in mar del plata: how much is it?
According to the Turismo City website, accommodation in Mar del Plata is between $5,023 to $19,827 per night, depending on the location and the services offered by the department or dwelling in question.
How much does it cost to travel to Mar de Plata by plane?
The plane tickets to Mar del Plata, round trip, they cost more than $32,057 if they depart from Buenos Aires. For those who come from other regions of the country, with a departure date on Friday the 12th and return on Monday the 15th, prices start at $68,028.