Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America. It occupies 175,000 sq kms on the southeast coast between Brazil and Argentina. The Rio de la Plata runs to the south with the Alantic Ocean to the southeast.

The climate is warm temperate with warm summers and mild winters and vary little over the country. Most of the annual rainfall occurs during autumn, April to May. Uruguay has a largely uniform temperature during the year. The average temperature for July varies from 12°C in the northern interior to 9°C in the south. January temperatures vary from an average of 26°C at Salto to 22°C at Montevideo.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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