Amusement parks are committed to protocols and the Pre-trip to raise their heads

The protocol for opening parks and attractions imposed prevention measures, social distancing, hand and respiratory hygiene

The Argentine Association of Parks and Attractions (AAPA), a chamber that brings together more than 200 parks located in 18 provinces announced that it is joining the PreTravel program, with which they will try to get out of an unprecedented crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic and social confinement measures.

The entity, which brings together the main exponents of the entertainment market: amusement parks, theme parks and family entertainment centers, developed and obtained the approval of secure protocols that allowed the reopening of its parks.

“Games play an essential role in the children’s education. Abilities such as affectivity, motor skills, intelligence, creativity and sociability are activated and stimulated the moment the child plays, “said the camera in a statement sent to iProfesional.

The opening protocol for parks and attractions imposed prevention measures, social distancing, hand and respiratory hygiene, disinfection of surfaces and ventilation of environments, employee training, thanks to which children can play in a protected and healthy environment.

Now the parks and attractions are added as a benefit of the official program Pre-trip that the national government launched to access air and land tickets and tourist packages.

The Pre-Trip program offers the return of 50% of the expenses of the vacations in credit to use both in that trip and in other getaways throughout the next year.

The possibility of accessing the benefit will be enabled once the minimum cumulative amount of $ 10,000 enter one or more vouchers. The minimum amount per voucher is $ 1000. The benefits generated under the program have a minimum of $ 5,000 and a maximum of $ 100,000 per person.

In order to access, you must register in this site with the user of the My Argentina application, upload the trip data and attach the corresponding vouchers. Once the data has been validated, the credit is received on a preloaded card through the Bank of the Argentine Nation.

Extension of the Pre-trip program

The Government extended until September 15 the benefits of the Pre-trip program for people planning their trips in November. In this way, tourists will be able to purchase the trips until that date, and obtain the return of 50% of the expenses in credit to use in the country’s tourist chain.

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports of the Nation published the measure in the Official Gazette. It is a resolution signed by the Undersecretary of Tourism Promotion and New Products, Andrés Krymer, who justified the decision to the public interest that aroused the second edition of the initiative.

As reported by the Government, proof of purchases carried out may be uploaded to the Pre-trip portal until September 20. The measure seeks to boost the tourism sector, strongly hit by the restrictions adopted in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

They extend the PreTravel program.

The Incentive Program for the Pre-sale of National Tourist Services Pre-trip contemplates the 50% refund of expenses for trips made between November and February. Those who travel in December will have until September 30 to purchase their packages and until October 20 as a deadline to upload the vouchers. Meanwhile, those who do it in January must buy the trips before October 31 and load the invoices until November 20. Finally, those who mobilize in February will have until December 31 to materialize the purchases and load the corresponding receipts.

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports indicated some time ago that the State plans to invest more than 30 billion pesos in this opportunity, which represents a doubling of the resources allocated for the first edition.

According to official data, 13,000 tourism service providers from all over the country participated in the program in the first stage: 600,000 tourists were reached and 100,000 businesses in the sector received card payments.


The program was relaunched on August 13. In the annex to the legislation it was established that the Incentive Program for the Pre-Sale of National Tourist Services Pre-Trips “is aimed at promote and enhance the demand for national tourism and it consists of the recognition of a credit by the National State in favor of human persons, equivalent to 50% of the amount of each operation of purchase of tourist services that they carry out “.

According to the norm, advance contracting made from August 12 to August 31, 2021, which includes purchases from legally authorized and duly billed tourist providers for the detailed services, must be provided within the national territory and usufruct to from November 1.

While the prevent carried out during September will be used as of December 1, while operations carried out in October will be used as of January 1, 2022 and those carried out between November 1 and December 31 will be in February.

The PreTravel program can be used throughout the country.

The Pre-Trip program can be used throughout the country.

The vouchers accepted for the accreditation of advance purchases will be invoices and / or receipts type “B” and “C”, issued electronically, with Electronic Authorization Code (CAE) and in Argentine pesos.

Regarding the purchases from tickets aerial or long-distance buses made directly to the service provider, it was established that they must be accredited by means of their corresponding legally issued travel ticket, together with invoices and / or receipts type “B” or “C”, issued electronically .

The minimum amount that must be credited for one or more advance purchases to access the benefit is $ 10,000, as provided by the Ministry of Tourism.

While are excluded of the program the purchases of services to be provided totally or partially outside the national territory, the purchases of wholesale services such as those made under the “payment at destination” mode, the temporary rental of houses and / or apartments and / or rooms for domestic use and purchases made through tourist providers that are not registered.

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