URUGUAY: TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Documents: A passport is required to enter Uruguay. Even children and minors must have their own personal passport.
Entry visa: not required for tourism, as long as the stay does not exceed 90 days. A visa may be required for citizens of some countries.
For the documents needed to travel to Uruguay we always recommend checking the official website of the country.
URUGUAY: HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Health Care: The level of Uruguay public health services is relatively good. Good is the standard of Uruguay private healthcare services. As always – also for those traveling in Uruguay – it is recommended the signing of health insurance prior to departure.
Vaccinations: No vaccinations are required.
URUGUAY: MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The telephone service, fax and internet are of good quality. The country code for Uruguay is 00598.
Mobile Phones: The technologies used on the network of Uruguay are GSM, GPRS, EDGE UMTS, HSDPA.
Mobile operators: Movistar, Ancel, Claro.
Internet: Internet cafes are located in the main cities of the country.
URUGUAY: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS
Electricity: The electrical current in Uruguay is 230 Volts, 50 Hz.
Plugs and sockets: The power plugs and sockets used in Uruguay are those of type C, F, I and L. The sockets C, F and L are the same used in Continental Europe. The power plugs and sockets I is instead equal to that used in Australia and Argentina. For any eventuality it is recommended to bring with you a universal adapter.
URUGUAY: CURRENCY AND BANKING
Currency: The monetary unit of Uruguay is the Uruguayan Peso (UYP), divided into 100 centesimos. The credit cards Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Diners Club are accepted in many shops.
Banks: The schedules of bank branches in Uruguay are as follows: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.