Quick Facts

  • Language = Spanish
    • English spoken in some tourist areas, but not as common as some other South America countries
  • Money = Urguayan Peso
    • Credit cards widely accepted
  • Transportation = walking in cities; Uber
  • Best Time to Visit = October – March


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Things to Note

  • Foods to Try
    • Chivito sandwich
    • Asado meats
    • Mate tea (best found at grocery stores)
    • Wine
  • Top 3 Must-See Spots
    • Montevideo
    • Calonia
    • Punta del Este

Tipping Guide

  • Restaurants = 10% if no service charge (can be added to your bill when paying with credit card)
  • Hotel staff = 10-20 pesos

Geo Travel Guide

Check out some of our favorite locations in Uruguay via the map below.


Tours & Day Trips

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