Cheap flights to Uruguay

Reasons To Visit Uruguay

Despite being the second smallest nation in South America, Uruguay is still more than twice the size of the UAE and offers many exciting and fascinating things to do. Around its coastline on the south Atlantic Ocean travelers can enjoy beautiful beaches and adrenaline pumping water sports, with the region particularly known for its excellent surfing spots. Head into the capital Montevideo to enjoy a taste of the modern, high standard of living Uruguay is known for and check out some of the capital’s excellent museums like the National History Museum or explore the beautiful old town with its charming buildings and winding streets.

Arriving In Uruguay

Carrasco International Airport is the busiest airport serving Uruguay located near the capital Montevideo. Although the airport primarily handles regional flights, there are a few long-haul flights available including to and from Madrid Airport. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Uruguay, it is not currently possible to make the journey directly. However, one convenient option would be to transfer at Madrid which would involve just a single stopover.

At Carrasco International Airport you will find ample range of amenities and services to satisfy your needs. The airport has a number of cafés and eateries on site as well as a couple of 24-hour cafés, while you can also enjoy retail and duty-free shopping during your stay. The airport also provides travelers with additional amenities including free Wi-Fi, an on-site spa and a couple of airport lounges. When your flight has landed in Montevideo there are buses available which can take you into the city from the airport if you don’t want to splash out on a private taxi.

Uruguay Travel Information

Where to stay: Ratings and booking information for the best hotels in Uruguay from Montevideo to Punta Del Este

Although some nationals will be able to enter Uruguay on a visa free basis, nationals from the UAE will have to apply for a visa first. In Uruguay the hottest time of year is between December and March, while if you want to visit when things are a little cooler then sometime between June and September would be ideal. The Uruguayan peso is the currency used in the country, while you will need to set your clocks back seven hours in order to get on local time. At Montevideo Airport there are a few leading car rental agencies available at Montevideo Airport, so it is easy to rent a vehicle when you arrive in the country.

* This information is correct as of January 2018

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