URUGUAY TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Documents: To enter in Uruguay a valid passport is required. Even children and minors must have their own passport.
Entry Visa: Not required for tourism, provided that the stay in Uruguay does not exceed 90 days.
For the documents needed to travel to Uruguay we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
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 ELECTRICAL OUTLETS
Electricity: The electrical current in Uruguay is 230 Volts, 50 Hz.
Plugs and sockets: The electrical outlets 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 sockets I is instead equal to that used in Australia and Argentina.
URUGUAY MONEY 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.