Uruguay is quite easy to get in and out off. Residents from a large number of countries..Travel Health
Due to its climatic location, vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Tetanus, Diptheria and Rabies..Local Currency
The local currency is the Peso (Ur$). The currency is very weak with Ur$1.0 0 equivalent..Weather
Uruguay has a subtropical climate with hot summers and milder winters. The lack of..Local Customs
The locals in Uruguay are very friendly and welcome visitors. It is customary for..Languages
Spanish is spoken throughout Uruguay with some limited English in the tourist spots..Transport Options
The international airport is in the suburb of Carrasco, which is 18km east of central..Travel Tips
Smoking is not allowed in cinemas, theatres or on public transport. Uruguay has..Local Food
Uruguayan cuisine tends to be mild with little spice added to dishes. Barbecued meats..Local Timezones
Uruguay is East of the International Date Line, and 3 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time..Dutyfree Limits
Duty free is available at the international airport. If you’re 18 years of age or..
Duty free is available at the international airport.
If you’re 18 years of age or older, you’re allowed the following duty-free purchases:
400 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 500g of tobacco; two litres of alcohol; two items of electrical or optical equipment (including cameras); and up to 5kg of foodstuffs.
Goods up to a total of US$300 if arriving by sea or air and US$150 if arriving by land, are free of duty and tax, but goods in excess of this may attract both duty and tax.
Travellers under 18 years of age are allowed 50% of the above allowances.
All plants and plant derivatives being brought in must be accompanied by a sanitary certificate.