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Preparing your trip to Montevideo: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Prasa Independincia 1. Many of local residents have a good command of foreign languages however they give preference to speak their native one. To show respect to local culture tourists should learn several phrases in Spanish as such act will be highly appreciated by local folks.
2. Utility supplied voltage is 220V. All the hotels and inns are equipped with European standard sockets. Some electrical appliances will need connectors and adapters which can be found in the hotel directly or bought in one of the local appliance shops.
3. The most favorable season for visiting Montevideo is autumn as this period features mostly sunny weather with few rains. The weather is not that hot as during summer period. However even the summer heat is rather bearable due to cool breeze that is why one will feel rather comfortable in any season of the year in Montevideo.
4. Street call boxes offer optimum rates for international calls, the service is also rendered by large post offices. The post offices offer a much better communication quality and considerably higher rates than the street call boxes do.
5. The city features a widespread system of cashless transfers. International credit cards are accepted by major restaurants, hotels, shopping centers and filling stations. Currency can be exchanged in one of the local banks or private currency exchange offices however these charge significant transaction fees. Copyright
6. Shop-a-holics should pay attention to the genuine leather goods and fabrics of local production. These goods feature an excellent quality and attractive pricing. To hunt some memorable gifts and souvenirs tourists should set off to local markets rather than shopping centers as the last offer considerably higher prices for memorable goods.
7. Those looking for local wines as souvenirs should visit one of the local wineries. The premises of every winery host a specialized store which offers a great choice of astonishing drinks at the lowest prices. Before purchasing the visitors will be offered to try and taste desired sorts of the drink.
A historical part of Montevideo is of great interest for tourist visiting the destination. Exactly the historical part of the city concentrates a large share of significant landmarks and … Open
8. Active leisure enthusiasts and entertainment fans are recommended to visit Montevideo in February. During this period the city witnesses a bright and exciting carnival attracting tourists from all over the world. That is why one should take care of hotel booking for this period in advance.
9. Local folks are friendly and amicable towards city guests that is why one can address them freely to ask for help and directions to some desired landmarks and sights. The only condition of understanding and setting friendly relations with local folks is politeness and courtesy. Each favor should be rewarded.
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Hotel Fasano Las Piedras

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Guests of the Fasano Las Piedras hotel can enjoy the full-fledged eco-recreation. At your disposal is an excellent spa salon with indoor pool. Next to the hotel there are a lot of wonderful walks. Not far from the hotel is Gorriti Island, next to which one can observe the giant whales often. Guests of the hotel can choose one of the 32 chic cottages with panoramic windows. In the interior of the cottages, the natural materials (stone, wood and scaffold) are also present. … Read further

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Uruguay: travelling advices

6. To make phone calls to different cities of Uruguay, it is better to use phone booths on the streets or visit a local post office and ask whether they offer this service. As a rule, post offices offer a better quality of connection but charge a higher fee.
7. Line voltage in Uruguay is usual for many tourists – 220V. Every hotel and accommodation is equipped with usual European style sockets. For tourists, it is always better to check for compatibility all electrical appliances that they plan to take. They can also ask for adapters at hotels or buy them in supermarkets.
8. In case of health problems during a vacation in Uruguay, tourists do not need to be worried about budget breaking medical bills because medical services are free for locals and tourists. Only dentist services are paid in Uruguay.
9. Uruguay is famous as one of the safest countries in Latin America. Tourists can explore Uruguayan cities at night and not worry about potential troubles. However, vacationers should keep an eye on their belongings in crowded areas and markets because there is always a risk of falling a victim to pickpockets. … Open
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