Tips for travelers

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 The currency in Uruguay is peso uruguayo ($), the exchange is around 20 pesos = 1 US dollar. Most places accept dollars and international credit cards and exchanging money is easy and safe.

The hotel does not have an ATM machine, ther easiest place to obtain cash is once you arrive to the airport.

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US citizens do not need a visa to enter Uruguay.
Here you can find an exhaustive list of countries with their visa requirements for Uruguay, please check whether you need one:

- You should look at "PSP común" (regular passport) column.
- "Necesita visa" means you need a visa.
- "No necesita visa" means you do not need a visa.

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Electricity in Uruguay is 220V/ 50htz

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Mobile phones

Most foreign mobile phones can have service through roaming with local companies. Ancel is probably the one with best rates. Country code is +598 (even if you are in Uruguay when using a foreign service)

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UV rays are stronger down South (due to the hole in the Ozone layer), wearing sunblock, sunglasses and a hat or cap is a must when doing outdoor activities. Do not forget to pack in yours!

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For the entire duration of the event, there will be no green fee. If you are into golf, you are welcome to bring your clubs.

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Hotel del Lago Resort is located by Laguna del Sauce Lake, there will be some free time for swimming and aquatic activities so make sure to bring your bathing suit and flip flops.

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Smoking is forbidden in any commercial indoor area in Uruguay. If you are a smoker, you will be expected to go outdoors for a cigarette (don't worry, the weather is great in March).

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Uruguay has recently approved a law that legalized marijuana. Its commerce will not be available until mid-2014.