The currency in Argentina is the "peso" and it is subdivided in 100 cents.
There are 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, 50 cents and 1 peso coins. The 5, 10, 25 and 50 cent coins have two versions: silver plated and golden.
Most businesses, stores, restaurants and bars accept credit cards, but due to the bad economy and inflation it is possible that there is a 15 to 20% surcharge for credit cards payments. We suggest that, before paying with a credit card, you ask and confirm if you will get surcharged. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club are the mos