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Uruguay Travel Guide

Uruguay — Travel Tips

  • Keep valuables in a safe, secure place, and photocopy passports and other important documents
  • Exercise caution when walking around port areas in Montevideo at night
  • If you intend to rent a car in Uruguay, be vigilant as driving standards are pretty low and road safety is usually ignored
  • The average tipping rate in restaurants is 10 percent and indoor smoking is now prohibited

Contact Numbers

Police: 911
Emergency: 911, 105 (medical emergency)
Hospital Britanico: +598-2487-1020
US Embassy: +598-1770-2000
British Embassy: +598-2622-3630
Canadian Embassy: +598-2902-2030
Taxi Radio Carrasco: +598-2600-0101