Category: How-to

The immigration control experience when traveling between Argentina and Uruguay

While most people that visit Colonia, Uruguay do it as a day-trip from Buenos Aires and it’s just a quick ferry ride across the Rio de La Plata, the immigration procedure when making the trip is similar to that of a long international trip since they are different countries. After completing the check-in process and…
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October 23, 2018 0

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

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

The Ultimate Guide to the Buenos Aires Ferry Terminal

  Even though Uruguay is just a quick hop across the Río de La Plata, taking the ferry even as a day-trip is an international trip, and the process at the ferry terminal is similar to when you take your long flight to Argentina or another international destination.  Here is our guide to using the…
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January 11, 2018 0