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Uruguay international travel guide in 2024

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Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ

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Uruguay is part of South America with main city at Montevideo. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 21.35 ยฐC in Uruguay with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 113.82 mm. Internet speed in Uruguay is on average 6.2 Mbps. In Uruguay you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Peso Uruguayo. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Uruguay. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~21.35 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~113.82 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 3M people

Uruguay Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
You no longer require a COVID-19 (PCR) test and proof of vaccination to enter Uruguay. You must have comprehensive travel insurance on arrival. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Uruguay.
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Uruguay Weather

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Uruguay Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Uruguay uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type F and Type L.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish

Money in Uruguay

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Uruguay uses the Uruguayan peso (symbol: $), code UYU.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50 and 20 pesos. Peso is subdivided into 100 centรฉsimos. Coins come in denominations of 50, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pesos.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Uruguay. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in Uruguay

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Uruguay is on average 6.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Uruguay is high. Many hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 295.08 UYU, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Antel, Claro or Movistar. Uruguay uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Uruguay upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Uruguay, dial +, then 598 (the country code for Uruguay), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Uruguay, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2123 .

Driving in Uruguay

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Uruguay you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 75-90 km/h (46-55 mph) on undivided highways, 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on motorways and 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on expressways.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

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Uruguay travel details

It's important to consider getting travel medical insurance to ensure you're covered in case of unexpected medical emergencies. For just $42, you can get coverage for 4 weeks, providing peace of mind and financial protection while you're away from home.
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