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Car hire driving information Uruguay

Driving Overview | Insurance Information | Rental Restrictions

Driving Overview

General Information
Uruguay is situated in South America and has an extensive road network. Most roads originate from the capital Montevideo. With car hire in Uruguay you can explore this beautiful country. Drive along the coast, either east or west or head out north and get to know the more rural areas of Uruguay.

To rent a car, you must be at least 21 years old (age can vary by car category) and have held your driver's license for at least 2 years. In some cases drivers under the age of 25 might face extra fees locally.

Speed Limits
Speed limits in Uruguay are:

  • Town and city: 50 km/h
  • Open Roads: 90 km/h
  • Motorways: 100 km/h

Traffic restrictions
In Uruguay you drive on the right side of the road. Always remember to take it extremely easy and avoid driving in the city centre. Dipped head lights should be used all the time and it is not allowed to use a hand held mobile phone while driving.

Most petrol stations in Uruguay are open between 06:00 - 20:00. Some stations along the motorway are open 24 h. 

There are a few tolls in Uruguay. They are not that expensive.

In Montevideo and other cities you can find parking spots. When visiting shops or bigger establishments there are often "acomodadores" (parking attendants) who will guard over your car while you are away.

Insurance Information

General Information
Car rental insurance varies widely, so please study the information below prior to making your booking. Regulations of the country where you rent the car will be in effect for the duration of your rental.

All our car hire rates include Collision Damage coverage and Theft Protection for the vehicle. Rental limits potential vehicle damage or loss liability to an excess, which is stated on your voucher. If you plan to take advantage of coverage offered by your credit card, please contact your card issuer directly for details. Specific insurance information for your reservation will be printed on your confirmation voucher.

Rental Restrictions

General Information
With a rental car in Uruguay you may not take your car abroad or on any ferry.
Domestic one-way rentals are allowed. Please note that special rules may apply. International one-way rentals are not allowed. 

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