Trip Tips

How to get to the Beaches of Uruguay from Buenos Aires

The beaches of Uruguay are the place to be during the Southern Hemisphere Summer.  Many of the best restaurants and bars of Argentina pack up and move their entire operations to Punta del Este or other stylish beach towns during the high season, and thousands of Argentines descend on the beaches to enjoy the beautiful…
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May 14, 2018 0

Direct ferry or ferry/bus combination to Montevideo, Uruguay?

We occasionally are asked by potential clients if we can book tickets for the direct ferry between Buenos Aires and Montevideo.  The answer is no since we are not a reseller for Buquebus, the only ferry line that offers that route, but we can offer a great alternative, the ferry/bus combination to and from Montevideo.…
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May 7, 2018 0

Money Options for a Trip to Uruguay

Many people visit Uruguay as a day trip from Buenos Aires but do have to deal with the realities of visiting a completely different country, which includes a different currency than Argentina.  Uruguay’s official currency is the Uruguayan Peso (peso uruguayo).  If you are going to be in the country for more than a day…
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April 30, 2018 0

How to get to the ferry port in Buenos Aires

  Getting to the main ferry port in Buenos Aires by public transport isn’t the easiest, but is entirely possible if you are willing to walk a little.  There are 3 main public transport options: taking the Linea B subway to the Alem station and walking 6 blocks, taking the Linea C subway to the…
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April 3, 2018 0

Is a Visa Necessary to Visit Uruguay?

  Uruguay is just a quick ferry ride across the river from Buenos Aires, but as it is a separate country they have there own laws and immigration policy.  Citizens of most countries will not require a visa to enter Uruguay, just a valid passport, but there are some exceptions.  Citizens of the countries in…
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March 13, 2018 0

Overnight Options in Colonia, Uruguay

  Most visitors to Colonia, Uruguay visit the town as part of a day-trip from Buenos Aires, but if you have a little time spending a night in Colonia is a nice option to relax a little and see some of the surrounding area. There are several small hotels in the main historic area of…
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March 9, 2018 0

Getting Between Colonia and Montevideo, Uruguay

  Most of our clients that purchase ferry tickets to Colonia, Uruguay just visit Colonia as a day-trip, but occasionally we have clients that want to explore other areas of Uruguay as well.  As Uruguay is a very small country getting around isn’t especially difficult, but some planning does help. Colonia to Montevideo by Bus …
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February 15, 2018 0

How far in advance should I buy my ferry ticket?

Most of our clients buy their ferry tickets to Colonia, Uruguay just 1-7 days before the travel date, which usually is fine, but many visitors don’t realize that travel to the beaches of Uruguay is extremely popular with Argentines during the Summer months, making the demand for tickets surge at that time of year and…
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February 1, 2018 0

Must Try Food and Drink in Uruguay

Tasting local food and drink is one of the best ways to experience and understand a country when traveling, and Uruguay is no exception as it has many local food and drink specialities to try.  Besides selling Colonia, Uruguay ferry tickets we are big foodies and have assembled a list of our must-eat culinary items…
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January 22, 2018 0

How on time / dependable are the ferries to Colonia, Uruguay?

We regularly are asked by our clients how dependable and on time the ferries between Buenos Aires and Colonia, Uruguay are since they have flights or plans to coordinate. In our experience the ferries are very dependable and in general depart and arrive on time, which isn’t always the norm with transportation in South America! …
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January 18, 2018 0