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Tango in Buenos Aires

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Experience
Study
Destination
Argentina
Duration
2 to 12 weeks
Ages
18 to 80
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Trip overview

The tango is one of the most beautiful and complex dances in the world. Combining understated passion with fluidity and rigidity, this unique style of dancing is one famed throughout the world. Its origins lie in the streets of Buenos Aires and it is here we are offering you the opportunity to visit, to learn this craft from the experts. 

Join students from around the world in the cultural heart of Argentina, to focus on all the elements that will make you a tango dancer. This is an opportunity, not only to learn this intricate and beautiful dance, but to build your self-confidence and to explore one of the most charming cities in the world. This is a chance to truly test yourself, to put yourself through the paces and discover if you have the mental and physical prowess to master one of the world's most respected dances. 

Buenos Aires is effortlessly charming. As soon as you arrive in the city, you feel like you are home. The city is one of the safest in South America and by living and studying here for two weeks you will get to know its streets, its enticing culture and its incredibly friendly locals. Step onto the streets every morning to the ensnaring scent of pastries and coffee. Spend your evening's feasting on delicious food, washed down with glasses of rich, robust Malbec and hit the milongas (tango clubs) to refine your skills and revel in the sight of true masters at work. 

Immerse yourself in a new culture, make lifelong friends and, best of all, break away from your usual routine back home as you embark on an adventure to study the heart and soul of Argentina through the medium of dance. This is more than just visiting Argentina, this is living it.

Inclusions

Intensive Tango lessons

Participate in daily dancing classes (6-8 per week), either in a group format or one on one, as you explore every aspect of this thrilling dance. No matter your level, from beginner to expert, you will learn from the experts at this exclusive dance school. 

Dedicated Trip Coordinator

Handpicked from an experienced team who’ve been there, done that and ready to guide you through your entire journey and leave no question unanswered.

Pre-Departure Guide

Our in-depth pre-departure guide will have all the information you need about your trip & destination, at your fingertips.

Trip visa guidance

If you need a visa, it’ll get approved as cheap and easy as possible with our step-by-step instructions and personal guidance from your Trip Coordinator.

Personal Travel Concierge

You'll get a personal Travel Concierge to plan your flights, insurance or any add-ons to synchronise perfectly with your trip. Deal with a real human and get a personalised booking experience that ticks all your boxes.

Private airport transfer

A private chauffeur to take you from the Airport to your initial hotel accommodation located in Buenos Aires.

Private live-in accommodation

Relax after a day in the studio in style. You’ll be staying in a delightful private room within a shared apartment, in one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires: Palermo, Belgrano, Barrio Norte or Recoleta.

Local cultural experiences

To fully immerse in the famous Buenos Aires culture, 3-5 cultural activities are included per week such as, Buenos Aires city tour, Tigre and delta tour, City Graffiti Tour, pub crawl & night out with everyone in the school, La Bomba percussion show and more...

$200 Global Tour Voucher

We know this will be the trip of a lifetime, so you also get a $200 Global Tour Voucher to put towards any Contiki, Busabout, Topdeck or G Adventures tour so you can go and explore some more of the world whilst you’re over there. You’re welcome.

Ongoing support from our local team

From our team and in-country project partners, think of them as your family away from home. Whether you need advice or a shoulder to lean on, you’ll be provided with unlimited support.

24/7 Global Emergency Line

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Certificate of completion

In recognition of your hard work and dedication throughout the experience.

$250 off your next trip

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Qualification

To qualify for this trip you must meet the following requirements:
  • Be between 18-80 years of age
  • Be a citizen of an eligible country
  • Have no criminal convictions in the past 5 years

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Trip details

Your tango program is a full immersion in the world of dance. A once in a lifetime opportunity to train with the best instructors in the world at a dance school in the birthplace of the tango. Students of all levels come from all over the world to participate in the intensive lessons to help master the complex steps of this intricate dance of passion. If dance is part of your future, or if you just want to push yourself, to gain confidence in learning this intricate and glorious dance, then this is one of the finest courses in the world for it. The skills you learn here have been passed down from generation to generation, in a dance that encapsulates the drama and passion of the country. 

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Interest-free payment plans

Pay your trip off in instalments that you get to choose.

Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility

If Covid gets in the way, again, we've got your back. Read more here.

Lifetime deposit guarantee

Change of mind for trip, destination or dates? No problem! Learn more here.

Trip location

You’re going to spend time in the ‘Paris of the Americas’, the truly architectural and cultural wonder of Buenos Aires. It’s a food and wine lovers paradise with a nightlife that effortlessly blends the traditional with the modern.

Trip itinerary

Arrival

You will be collected from the airport and transferred to your accommodation for the week. If you choose to, arrive a few days early to acclimatise and explore Buenos Aires before your classes start in earnest.

Weekdays

Your classes do not officially start until the afternoon each day, however many people choose to participate in Spanish lessons in the mornings (for an additional cost). This creates a much more authentic experience and helps you feel more part of the city. To leave each evening, filled with tango knowledge, believing you are a true porteño (people of the port, the nickname for Buenos Aires residents), and then take ages asking for a ticket for the subway, can bring you right down with a crash. 

Each day, your intensive Tango lessons take place between 3-8 pm. During this time you will participate in one-on-one lessons to teach you your exact role, whether leading or not, adjusting your frame, footwork and musicality, before you join in the later group lessons. In the group training, you will get a chance to work on creating the magic of the tango with a partner of the same skill level as yourself under the watchful eye of your expert instructor. 

Then from 5-10 pm, our partners in Buenos Aires have arranged a whole series of cultural activities and city tours to get you to know the city much better and feel like you are becoming a true porteño. If your lessons and your cultural activities conflict, no problem, things can be rearranged to make sure you get the most out of this incredible cultural immersion. 

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Yes! There are several destinations that are open to travellers right now! And if you’re from Australia, you could be able to get an exemption to travel if you’re travelling for over 3 months*, which is the majority of our trips. We can advise how to apply for this exemption. We recommend our travellers book their trips at least 6-12 months in advance, so by the time you’re ready to depart we’re confident your destination (if it’s not already open) will be open and ready to go. *Full exemption info here.

If you have to make any changes to your departure date, you’re protected by our Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. With this, we will change your trip dates for free. If this doesn’t fit around you and you can’t go on your trip anymore, we will give you a 100% refund in the form of a Trip Credit with us (See terms). If you’re unable to use it, you can also transfer that credit to someone else for them to put towards any trip too.


If you’re affected by COVID while you’re overseas, you will have all the support you need from our team or partners in-country as well as have access to our 24/7 Global Emergency Line. We work with a travel insurance company that provides COVID protection, and people going on Volunteer trips will get this for free currently!

Yes we are! All of our trips are still being planned for and taking new bookings. We always recommend that our travellers take 6-12 months between booking their trip to departure. This gives you plenty of time to arrange all the finer details of your trip, and pay it off. If things don’t go as planned you are always able to rearrange your trip using your Lifetime Deposit Guarantee and Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility! So there is really nothing to worry about.

In 2020, the world stopped. This means that we have a backlog of travellers, just like you, who are desperate to get out and explore the world! Global Work & Travel works on a first-in-best-dressed basis. Booking earlier ensures that you don’t miss out on the best intake, season, placements and more! We recommend our travellers take 6-12 months to plan their trip for a reason - to make sure you’ve got everything organised perfectly, stress-free. If COVID affects your trip, you are protected for any changes with our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility. Why not give yourself something to look forward to, by booking that trip!

Yes you can! Simply tell your Trip Coordinator after booking that your friend is also going and they can link your profiles. For most of our trips (excluding Summer Camp in the USA) we should be able to have you and your friends placed together. If availability doesn’t allow it, we’ll get you in the same area. So you’ll be able to have this experience together!

Our Ultimate Corona Booking Flexibility means you can change your trip’s start date up to 56 days before departure without incurring ANY charges, and you’re able to rebook it for ANY time (or even any other trip) in the next 2 years from your original start date.


In the event that you want to cancel your booking altogether, if you give us over 56 days notice you can do so with only a 50% cancellation fee. Your refund of the balance will come in the form of a Travel Credit which you can put towards booking absolutely anything travel related with your Travel Concierge within the next 3 years!

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