COVID-19: those passengers with a scheduled flight are advised to review the itinerary or flight status, as flight cancellations between some countries are occurring for an indeterminate time.

Airports in Uruguay

List of the main airports

Montevideo airportPunta del Este airport

  Recommendations for travelers to Uruguay

Information about Uruguay
Population: 3 286 314 (2011)
Capital: Montevideo 1,319,108 inhab. (2011)
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: Montevideo, Salto, Paysandú, Rivera, Maldonado and Punta del Este.

According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Uruguay in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.

In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Uruguay, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Uruguay - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices

Currency: Peso ($, UYU)

Time Zone: (GMT-3) Summer Time (GMT-2)


Vaccination needed for traveling to Uruguay


Vaccination data up to july 2012:


- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria , Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Hepatitis A