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Old 22 Nov 2021
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Can you please share, where that information comes from? We are going to fly to Argentina soon and still hope to be able to enter Chile at least.
My post was about buying bike in Argentina and drive inside Argentina.
To avoid issues with border crossing.

If you read once more....
"My view is that it is best to keep it to one country for quite some time."

What type of source do you want ?

Regulations to export a bike from Argentina ?
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My post was about buying bike in Argentina and drive inside Argentina.
To avoid issues with border crossing.

If you read once more....
"My view is that it is best to keep it to one country for quite some time."

What type of source do you want ?

Regulations to export a bike from Argentina ?
It just sounded like there are always issues crossing the borders no matter where your bike comes from.
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During the pandemic there have been problems crossing many, perhaps most borders throughout the world--with or without vehicles. That's certainly been true in South America.

It's my understanding that before, during, and probably after the pandemic, non-residents who purchase locally-registered vehicles in Argentina have been unable to leave the country with their purchases. That's also been true to at least some extent with some other South American countries, like Chile and Peru. On the other hand, it's never been true--pandemic aside--in many places, and there have been workarounds almost everywhere but Argentina.

People traveling with their own vehicles from, say, North America or Europe, have long been able to easily cross all borders in South America, including Argentina. Many of us have done this, and to say that "there are always issues" is not true. Note that unlike some folks, I consider a couple of frustrating hours navigating annoying bureaucratic hurdles to be an "easy" crossing.

I don't know if that clarifies anything, but I hope it does. Naturally, I'm prepared to be told I'm wrong about any part of the above.

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crossing imaginary lines

Whats the hassle I dont know how it is down in Argentina but I do know that Colombian Nationals can cross borders on or in they're vehicles without a passport a Cedula ID was all that was needed and my friends have traveled to Argentina without a passport but it is needed if you are working in a SA country other than your own.
The exception is Guyana, French Guyana It is set up like the EU I suppose that was before covid now things may have changed.
Argentinian plated bike and a rider with foreign pass port is something I have no idea about
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Any update on the border situation?

Has anyone heard anything since the proposed 1st Dec Colombia-Ecuador land border opening?
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Dec 1 The border is open for commerce Phase one, January phase 2, busses and pedestrians, Phase 3, February or March Private vehicles that's what the news is saying But nothin written in stone and changes could happen
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I found this website which seems pretty comprehensive for Peru, Chile & Argentina:

https://www.setours.com/coronavirus-...south-america/

It would appear that Chile & Argentina land borders are open but Peru’s remain closed - the last update was 7th Dec 2021
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international insurance covering COVID-19 treatment

Anyone has recommendations for this

Upon arrival, travelers must show international insurance covering COVID-19 treatment.

For EU citizens in particular
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chilean borders are still closed for individual traffic by vehicles.thanks to omikron.
flying in no problem.
entering argentina(5.11.) at buenos aires international airport nobady asked me about a negative test nor international health insurance
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chilean borders are still closed for individual traffic by vehicles.thanks to omikron.
flying in no problem.
entering argentina(5.11.) at buenos aires international airport nobady asked me about a negative test nor international health insurance
I heard that one way to enter Chile is via Argentina (Mendoza to Santiago), can anyone confirm this?
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Has anyone heard anything since the proposed 1st Dec Colombia-Ecuador land border opening?
Ecuador to Colombia is possible by motorcycle, Colombia to Ecuador has opened temporarily on Dec. 15 until Jan 15 and they will decide if it will stay open on Jan 15.
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Tierra Del Fuego - Argentina

is there any recent news of crossing this border?
Paso Monte Aymond, región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena.
would like to soon but finding news hard to find
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seems like there is a thirst for when and how to cross borders in South America my personal experience is that I have been waiting since march 07 2020 I have been in Colombia ever since with a CO plated moto I have a residence visa and have no idea what any body is talking about when it comes down to legalities
put that aside because I made it this way Picture yourself wanting to live in a beautiful place that has no snow and wonder what moto is the one that will carry you thru your ambitions that dont make you wonder how to get to this place
the question is do you want to make a change at 61 I have and dont miss working in the Arctic or Antarctic where I made my money
good luck in the new world order the only thing constant is there are no constants
from what I know in my home land Canada is that the government is constantly changing the requirements to be socially aceptical weather you have the right vaccine etc etc its a mess It is preventing me to return to my employment things normal are not in the horizon

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According to this website, land borders for Peru, Chile & Argentina are now open:

https://www.setours.com/coronavirus-...south-america/
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