Current travel advisories for Uruguay

Last Update: Saturday, 24. August 2019 at 07:22

Travelling Uruguay is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.5 / 5

Uruguay is a country in South America (South America) with around 4 million citizens and a land mass of 176,220 km². We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 1.9 / 5

Uruguay shares land borders with Brazil and Argentina. For these countries, the individual warning index is 2.3 (Brazil) and 1.5 (Argentina). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/uruguay

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

Maltese government

https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 1

Take normal precautions.

Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/uruguay/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/uruguay-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise increased caution in Uruguay due to crime. Please read the entire Travel Advisory. Violent crimes, such as homicides, armed robberies, carjacking and thefts have increased throughout the country and occur in urban areas frequented by U.S. government personnel, day and night. Criminals commonly travel in pairs on motorcycles to approach unsuspecting victims with a weapon and demand personal belongings. Armed criminals also target grocery stores, restaurants, financial centers, and small businesses, in which innocent bystanders are often victimized. Please read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 2

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Finnish government

https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/UY

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta normal försiktighet - Man kan resa relativt tryggt i Uruguay bara man är allmänt försiktig. Rån och fickstölder förekommer.

Danger level: 2

Travel is usually safe. .

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 4 million
Covering landmass
176,220 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Peso (UYU)
ISO 2-Letter Code
UY
Phone prefix
+598
Top Level Domain
.uy
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
1800/1900

Airports in Uruguay (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.