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Perito Moreno’s tourism office is helpful and has lots of information about the town and surrounding area, and maps (Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- midnight; weekends, holidays 9 a.m.-11 p.m.; shorter hours April-September. Av San Martín and Gendarmería Nacional, Tel: 43-2732, E-mail:, URL: / There is also a branch ate the bus terminal (all year: daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m.). Other useful agencies are the Policía Provincial (25 de Mayo 1369, Tel: 43-2012) and Gendarmería Nacioanl / Oficina de Migraciones (San Martín 800, Tel: 43-2033 / 43-2860).


Both banks in Perito Moreno are on the main street, have ATMs and are open Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

—Banco de la Nación (San Martín 1493)—changes US dollars; Western Union agent

—Banco Santa Cruz (San Martín 1385)—changes Chilean pesos, US dollars, Euros and American Express travelers checks.

No casa de cambio operates in town. Outside of bank hours, try changing US dollars at Hotel Belgrano (Av San MartĂ­n 1001, Tel: 43-2019).


To post a letter, go to the correo (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Perón 1327). Internet speed depends, literally, on how the wind blows—on a good day it is slow and on a blustery one, nigh impossible to make a connection. Avenida Kisoko is said to be the better cyber café (Monday-Saturday 3-11 p.m. San Martín 2147), though also try CTC (Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday 4-8 p.m. P Moreno 1062). Both charge $1 per hour. For phone calls, the place is Locutorio Cal Center (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-midnight, weekends 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Rivadavia 1057).


The public health facility is Hospital Distrital Dr Oscar HĂ©ctor Natale (ColĂłn 1237, Tel: 43-2045). For medications, go to Farmanexo (San MartĂ­n and Saavedra, Tel: 43-2806) or Farmacia San Jorge (San MartĂ­n 1302, Tel: 43-2639).


The lavadero (laundromat) has same-day service, charging $4.50 per basket load for wash and dry (Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. San MartĂ­n and Rivadavia).

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