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    Uruguay Travel Information

    Travelling with a car hire in Uruguay is the best way to get to know this stunning country. From the winding coastal highways to the busy streets of Montevideo, you'll be in charge of your itinerary, deciding where to go and what to see.

    Uruguay Time Difference

    The Uruguay time difference is 3 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time, so remember to set your clock when driving your car hire in Montevideo.

    Language in Uruguay

    The official language in Uruguay is Spanish, but other European languages such as Portuguese and Italian are also spoken. English is common in business circles and its study in schools has been increasing. People in tourist areas tend to speak at least rudimentary English, so don't hesitate to ask for directions when driving your cheap car hire in Punta del Este.

    Electricity in Uruguay

    Electricity in Uruguay is 220 V, 50 Hz. The plugs used are of the three flat pins type, but some outlets are of the round two pins type.

    Currency in Uruguay

    Before setting of to South America to start your holidays with your cheap car hire in Uruguay, remember to check current currency exchange rates. The currency in Uruguay is the Uruguayan Peso (UYU). The main cities is where you will find the cash ATM machines.

    Tourism in Uruguay

    Before you hire a car in Uruguay, it is worth looking at the following websites to find useful information about the country and plan where to go and what to see. Start by visiting the Welcome to Uruguay website.

    Uruguay Visa & Embassy Information

    No tourist visa is required when travelling in Uruguay, only a valid passport is necessary for UK citizens. The British Embassy in Uruguay is located in Montevideo. For more information concerning UK Embassies in Uruguay and around the world, visit the website provided.

    Before you book your holiday it's probably worth taking a look at the above essential Uruguay travel information, which includes everything you need to know when planning your car hire holiday, as well as all the arrangements you need to make before travelling.

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